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10 Fun Facts about Spring

10 Fun Facts about Spring

Rosalie Boyd, Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Spring offers renewal, hope and outdoor activity. Here are some tidbits about this season. When it’s spring in the northern hemisphere, it will be autumn in the southern hemisphere. Spring holidays include April Fools’ Day, Easter, Passover, Earth Day, Arbor Day, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and...

Pursuing a Renewable World

Abby Sanford, Reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features

Matthew Newman has turned his passion into reality by undertaking a career in renewable energy. Newman, a Bixby resident and an employee of Covanta Tulsa Renewable Energy, is responsible for business management, community services, media and government affair initiatives for the business. Covanta ...

Identity in Invisibility

Identity in Invisibility

Catie Murillo, Reporter
April 21, 2017
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Homelessness is one of the leading problems our society faces. However, many who are homeless don’t see themselves as a problem. Georgie, a homeless man in Tulsa, explains the reason for his nomadic life and value within society. Georgie, who hadn’t eaten on this particular day, agreed to talk about his si...

Helping the Silent

Helping the Silent

Lauren Luiskutty, Reporter
April 21, 2017
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According to American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, more than 7.6 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide every year. Abandoned animals are found frequently, usually in an unhealthy state, but thankfully people volunteer and make it their job to find the animals loving and ...

The Hidden World of Color … at Least to Humans

The Hidden World of Color … at Least to Humans

Ralph Bernhardt, Reporter
March 31, 2017
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You've probably heard that dogs can't see the same colors humans do. This is because their eyes pick up different wavelengths of light than us and allow them a narrower set of colors to identify. While some creatures are colorblind, many animals and insects see colors that we cannot even conceive. For...

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia

Rosalie Boyd, Reporter
March 6, 2017
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If one wants to be informal, the term is St. Paddy's Day (not Patty's Day) because Paddy is short for Padrig, the actual Irish name of the beloved saint. More than 40 tons of dye is dumped into the water to turn Chicago River green for St. Patrick's Day. Chicago has dyed the Chicago River green on every St. Patrick’s Day since 196...

From Near Death to Clean and Drug-Free

From Near Death to Clean and Drug-Free

Delaney Brewer, Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Features

After an unnerving near-death experience that put him into a coma, Tyler Adams, a 26-year-old Bixby resident, is recovering from nine years of addiction. “I started doing drugs my freshman year of high school when I was 15,” he says. “I started out smoking weed, but eventually peer pressure l...

Bixby Spa Goes for the Laid-Back Vibe

Bixby Spa Goes for the Laid-Back Vibe

Hunter Guretzki, Reporter
February 7, 2017
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When Amy Platner opened Beautiful Aesthetics spa in December, she wanted to make her business feel different from most because she believes that beauty affects your personality, clothes and mood. Platner wanted her spa to be a calm and relaxing place for all who entered the downtown Bixby location. Th...

An Illness That Takes All

An Illness That Takes All

Micah Neasby, Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Features

Nobody likes to watch her friends play on the field while she is stuck on the sidelines because of an illness that she couldn't control. Such is the frustration faced by Brynn Gartner, a 14-year-old freshman at Bixby High School who draws, plays on the volleyball team and hangs out with her friends...

Relics from a Boot-Scraping Past

Relics from a Boot-Scraping Past

Sierra Isaacson, Reporter
February 1, 2017
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If you walk around the campus of Bixby High School, you might notice long, corroded, triangular bars that stick out of the concrete outside some of the buildings. Most students now can only guess what these are used for, but people who have watched Bixby grow through the years know about these 2-in...

Highlights of 2016

Highlights of 2016

Grace Kramer and Sydney Smith
December 21, 2016
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Spartan Grad Bringing Growing Global Sport to Bixby

Logan York, Reporter
December 20, 2016
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Imagine having to wake up at 6 in the morning in a foreign land to compete in front of thousands of strangers for the first time, with people looking up to you and others doubting you. JonColin Senka has experienced this first hand at the International Scooter Association’s world competition in Barcelona. S...

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