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My spring clothing quarantine clean out

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

April 20, 2020

NORFOLK- To fill my extra time during this pandemic, I have begun to spring clean my room. I created a video to show my process going specifically through my clothes, both drawers and closet. I also showed the method I use for folding shirts and pants. Overall I think the video turned out a lot better than I had expe...

Earth Talk: Are any one-for-one charitable companies focusing on environmental sustainability?

Earth Talk: Are any one-for-one charitable companies focusing on environmental sustainability?

MCT Campus

October 10, 2019

Dear EarthTalk: Are any companies in the “one-for-one” charitable space pioneered by shoe maker TOMS focusing specifically on environmental sustainability? — Becky B., Los Angeles TOMS may have been the first company to implement a one-for-one model, whereby it matches customer purchases with ...

What to play: ‘Wilmot’s Warehouse,’ a puzzle game about sorting for our Marie Kondo age

What to play: ‘Wilmot’s Warehouse,’ a puzzle game about sorting for our Marie Kondo age

Special to the Viewpoint

October 3, 2019

Life is a mess. And within that big mess is a bunch of little messes. I’m writing this from my bedroom, with a view straight into my disaster of a closet. It stresses me out. I’m sure my cat sitter looks at my loosely organized piles of stuff — T-shirts, sweatshirts, pants, books, old video game...

You’re already doing it: The fastest trick to organizing your life

You’re already doing it: The fastest trick to organizing your life

July 10, 2019

There are a million and one tips, tricks and lifestyle fixes that claim to be the way you’ll finally organize your life. All of them live or die by whether you can integrate them into your life seamlessly and naturally, and most of them stack the deck against you. A lot of the struggle people have with s...

With new versions of ‘Aladdin’ and ‘The Lion King,’ Disney straddles nostalgia and novelty

With new versions of ‘Aladdin’ and ‘The Lion King,’ Disney straddles nostalgia and novelty

Josh Rottenberg

April 30, 2019

Los Angeles Times (TNS) It’s Hollywood’s version of the circle of life: Take an old movie that’s hardwired into one generation’s childhood memory banks, give it a fresh coat of cinematic paint and send a new iteration into theaters for the next generation to hopefully fall in love with just as ...

Brie Larson looked super at ‘Captain Marvel’ premieres

Brie Larson looked super at ‘Captain Marvel’ premieres

Moira Macdonald

March 19, 2019

The Seattle Times (TNS) So, what do you wear to your big premiere(s) when you’re the newest Marvel superhero? Brie Larson, who stars in “Captain Marvel,” went two different routes. For the London premiere, Larson looked dramatic in a royal-blue, off-the-shoulder Valentino; voluminous, sure, but noth...

How to make your own rustic dream catcher

How to make your own rustic dream catcher

Pauline Chiungwiza

March 12, 2019

Dream catchers are a very common type of room decor that teenagers, as well as anyone who likes to save a little money on decorating, is interested in. Some choose to buy them while others choose to make them. The results are usually the same. Although the one who chooses to make them on their own can...

‘Five Feet Apart’ author discusses love, life with lung disease and upcoming film

‘Five Feet Apart’ author discusses love, life with lung disease and upcoming film

Rebecca Proulx

March 12, 2019

BookTrib (TNS) “Five Feet Apart” (Simon and Schuster) is a moving YA novel that captures the hearts of readers through its fragile tale of young love while giving much-needed attention to a debilitating lung disease: cystic fibrosis. While there is no permanent cure for the disease at this time...

Thankful Thanksgiving

Thankful Thanksgiving

Austin Graves

November 27, 2018

Thanksgiving has passed, and I thought it would be a great time to tell you why I love Thanksgiving and what I am thankful for. Of course, everyone says they are thankful for their family. That is a given. It is true though, because without the support of my family I would not have the ambition to...

Northeast named one of the most affordable colleges in the country

Northeast named one of the most affordable colleges in the country

Special to the Viewpoint, Reporter

October 25, 2018

SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher founded in 2004, has just unveiled their 2019 rankings on GuidetoOnlineSchools.com. The new best online colleges lists are the first to offer all-encompassing rankings of online colleges using up-to-date alumni salary data from PayScale and tu...

The college guide to keeping style in check

The college guide to keeping style in check

Pauline Chiungwiza

October 22, 2018

College can be a great time to experiment and discover personal style. Most students start to fall into a rut of wearing what’s most convenient, and that version of style is usually identical to everyone else’s. This usually happens because the excitement of being in a new environment has worn off...

11-year journey ends with bachelor’s degree for 89-year-old

Betty Reilly, 89, in Miramar, Fla., on December 9, 2015, walked across the stage at Florida Atlantic University to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. (Mike Stocker/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

December 25, 2015

By Scott Travis Sun Sentinel (TNS) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Many students go back to school once they realize their job prospects are limited, but few are doing it in their 80s. Yet that’s the path charted by Betty Reilly, a great-grandmother who at 89 received a bachelor’s degree in English ...

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