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Morgan Lanyon

Morgan is a senior at Mt. Carmel High School. She is kept constantly busy with varsity field hockey, Hebrew school, swim team, and being the co-Editor in Chief of the MC Sun. She has a problem with watching too much TV, and eating an excessive amount of snacks. She knows the lyrics to practically every Billy Joel song, and doesn't care who knows. She also knows about most celebrities, and can answer your questions almost as fast as the internet.

Billy Joel was my prom date

You may not know his face, you may not even know his name. But I can bet you the entire world can mutter at least one lyric of a Billy Joel song, whether it be to the upbeat tune of “Uptown Girl,” or the soulful lyrical masterpiece of “Piano Man.” …

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American Idol: The end of an era

“Dim the lights. Here we go.” These words, uttered countless times over the past 15 years, bringing out anticipated breaths from millions waiting for long-delayed results, were spoken for the final time on last night’s farewell finale of “American Idol.” “Idol”, apart from being the beginning for MC’s most notable …

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Girls are growing up too fast

Makeup, high heels, and purses: all things that little girls couldn’t wait to reach the age in which they would be old enough to use. They watched their mothers apply mascara and lipstick, and longed for the day that they would be at the mirror beside them. This is a …

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Amateur radio club prepares for another launch

  The MC Amateur Radio Club is winding down to finishing their latest high-altitude balloon launch. “In development since September of 2015, this payload has Spot and Venus GPS units, three high-definition cameras, and APRS capabilities over VHF, which stands for very high frequency,” junior and club President Owen Cruise …

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Keep your hands off the Hamsa

Everyone recognizes it: the classic little hand symbol that is being displayed by countless individuals around their necks, wrists and fingers. This popular fashion trend has taken the world by storm as the hipster uprising continues. Not only used in jewelry, but also in shirts, wall decorations, and many other …

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“Crimson Peak” made me see red

  It’s that time of the year again. As everyone prepares for the festive, over-marketed holiday of Halloween, the film industry begins to pump out movies at the rate that Starbucks does Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Films that promise to terrify, frighten, and spook the general public. As countless decide that …

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