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The Grand Return of Y2K
The Grand Return of Y2K
Ainsley Giorio, Staff Reporter • October 25, 2021

In recent years, those involved in the fashion scene have seen the revival of Y2K fashion, or fashion highly prevalent in the early 2000s; with both Millennials and Gen-Z’ers hopping on this trend. This may be related to the fashion trend cycle, celebrities and some form of nostalgia.  The trend cycle in fashion has been around forever, as they say, what goes around comes around. A trend cycle...

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No Dip, Amateur Sherlocks
No Dip, Amateur Sherlocks
Abby Werenka, Staff Reporter • October 25, 2021

On Sept. 7, 2021, reality star and beauty mogul Kylie Jenner finally put the rumors to rest, allowing internet sleuths and conspiracy theorists alike to breathe a collective sigh of relief. They were correct, she was expecting her second child. But, they had a lot of people convinced weeks earlier.   In an interview with Buzzfeed News, Tiffany O’Neil, the TikToker who claims to have started...

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Homecoming Fashion Guidebook
Homecoming Fashion Guidebook
Ellen Seo, Staff Reporter • October 25, 2021

Two years have passed since the last homecoming dance in 2019 as COVID-19 forced both Troy High students and the homecoming dance into quarantine last year. Students who didn’t have any homecoming dance experience were confused on what dress they should pick. Before considering the fashion trends, students needed to be aware of regulations on dresses. Student government president, Alexander Matthews...

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Freakishly Fun Fall Activities
Freakishly Fun Fall Activities
October 22, 2021

As the seasons begin to shift, many people get excited for fall to begin. The fall season brings lots of exciting events. Michigan has a lot to offer when it comes to fall-- people visit all of the apple orchards our state has to offer. Along with this, Michiganders love pumpkin season and decorating for the one and only Halloween. Considering that there are four seasons in the year and Michigan...

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Britney Spears Conservatorship
Britney Spears Conservatorship
October Marquez, Staff Reporter • October 22, 2021

In 2008, Britney Spears was ordered into a conservatorship under her father. A conservatorship is when a person is declared too mentally unwell to care for themselves, and another person becomes responsible for their care and finances. Recently, the “Free Britney” movement fully bloomed, with many protests taking place for her to gain full rights back. But just as quickly as it rose, it has...

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Surging Streaming Services
Surging Streaming Services
Lola Pinneo, Source editor • March 5, 2021

As COVID19 cases have spiked and declined over the past year, many Americans have had a lot of time to fill. Many have picked up new hobbies, renovation projects, crafts, or a good binge-watch of their  favorite show.  Many of the students and faculty at Troy High have, as a result, turned to streaming services... Teacher Alyssa Armstrong has done this herself .  “I think that young adults...

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Its More Fun at MJR
It's More Fun at MJR
Rory Knauss, Staff Reporter • March 4, 2021

Movie theaters can be a place for friends and family to come together, or even a place to enjoy a movie on their own. But, since the pandemic came around and forced many l into lockdown, theaters have been subjected to stay afloat without any customers. MJR of Troy has required all of it’s guests to wear masks unless they are consuming concessions as a safety precaution, and the concessions have...

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Discrimination in Disney
Discrimination in Disney
Andy DeGrand, Print Editor-in-Chief • March 3, 2021

On March 12, 2020 a trailer for Disney’s and Pixar’s newest film, “Soul” was released. Many we’re excited to watch the upcoming film. Soul is about a middle-school band teacher, Joe Gardener, who is’t really happy with his life. He visits a different realm and helps his friend find their true passion, only to discover what it really means to have “soul”. In anticipation of the film’s...

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Bachelor Nation
Bachelor Nation
Bridgette Scott, Social Media Editor • February 2, 2021

The Bachelor, a popular reality dating show, is currently on its 25th season. Many could say this season is like no other for two reasons; one being Matt James is the first African American bachelor, and two, that the show has continued in the midst of a pandemic. Many might ask how this reality show is still taking place during a pandemic. As the host, Chris Harrison would say, it is not easy,...

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Concerts Delayed and Cancelled Due To Covid-19
Concerts Delayed and Cancelled Due To Covid-19
October Marquez, Staff Writer • November 5, 2020

When the pandemic forced most places and activities down, many concerts were cancelled as well. Many concerts bring people with similar music taste together to feel like a family for a few hours. Students like freshman Nikki Carnegis express their sadness in regards to concert cancellations, but understand why these decisions were made. “I’ve missed Foreigner, the Foo Fighters, Guns N’...

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