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News flash: Not everyone IS special

Everyone wants to be remembered. Deep down, everyone wants to contribute something to society. Whether realistic or not, we all feel the need to leave an impression on the abstract world around us. High school is the perfect time to dream, to imagine and to idealize what the future might hold. We...


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11 TX-bottomline

The first cartoon character to snag a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was Mickey Mouse, in 1978; the second was Bugs Bunny, in 1985.


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The TX. 10: Reasons to Love Spring

1. Flowers are blooming. 2. The birds start singing again. 3. Spontaneous weather keeps your life interesting. 4. School is coming to a close. 5. SPRING BREAK 6. The weather is warming up. 7. The sun sets later. 8. Peeps are on sale. 9. You don’t have to carry a parka around anymore. 10. No...


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Tips to rock that science fair project

Many high schools around Utah ask their students to participate in science fairs. Some students interpret this as an assignment, but others interpret this as an opportunity. I have firsthand experienced the opportunities science fair can bring forth, including participation in international science...


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How boring tasks became the most compelling parts of video games

Eluding the dread-inducing alien of the video game “Alien: Isolation” is a thrill-ride, but there’s something even more satisfying, even zen-like, about simply using a blowtorch to unlatch a sealed door. You can feel its weight as it opens, the darkness that awaits promising ever...


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California 12-year-old readies for Mount Everest climb

The call could come any day now. When it does, Tyler Armstrong hopes to be one step closer to doing something he has dreamed about for years: climbing Mount Everest, Earth’s highest peak. Tyler is 12. If he makes it to the top, he will be the youngest person to scale the most famous mountain...


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Newly discovered tadpoles found underground

When you think of tadpoles, you probably don’t think of things wriggling through sand. But that’s exactly where Micrixalus herrei tadpoles live: According to a new study, the little guys burrow down into the sand and spend infancy in the dark. The newly discovered tadpoles are described...


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Shoot for the stars when answering promposals

Promposals are a big deal, and every year it seems as if there’s this underlying pressure for you to outdo something that’s been done the year before. Especially as the girl in this situation — basically the only responsibility you have in the whole prom ordeal (besides being...


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The TX. 10: Ways to Legally Listen to Music Online

1. Pandora: Create radio stations based off of songs you already know and love. 2. Spotify: Shuffle your self-created playlists and listen to your favorites. Free trial available. 3. Soundcloud: Publish and find both covers and original copies of your favorite music. 4. 8tracks: Mixes made by...


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No fear of failure at ‘nerdy' English Quest

When you hear the word “quest,” you probably think of dragons and knights in shining armor saving beautiful princesses from ferocious, fiery dragons. Well, English Quest isn’t quite like that.  English Quest, held recently at Weber State University, is an opportunity for...


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