Sports

Throop travels to Traverse City

Marc Throop traveled to Traverse City last weekend, October 19. Throop is one of six members of the Executive Council of the Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (MIAAA), which…

MLB Playoffs leave fans in shock

MLB Playoffs leave fans in shock

The 2014 MLB Playoffs have begun and fans are already shocked. The Detroit Tigers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim were the favorites of the American League…

Hard work and determination propels varsity boys’ tennis

Hard work and determination propels varsity boys’ tennis

Gull Lake’s boys’ varsity tennis team has played seven matches; winning three and tying another. The boys won against Kalamazoo Loy Norrix 6-2, Battle Creek Central 8-0, Niles…

Gull Lake Equestrian Team asserts itself as top contender at state show

Gull Lake Equestrian Team asserts itself as top contender at state show

Gull Lake’s Equestrian team ventured to Midland last Thursday to compete at the state championship meet.  The riders emerged from the four-day-long show with an impressive fourth place…

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Throop travels to Traverse City

Marc Throop traveled to Traverse City last weekend, October 19. Throop is one of six members…

Technical drawing teaches skills for employment

For any student who would like to pursue a career in engineering, technical illustrations, design,…

Special guest from Northwood helps business students

On October 14, GLHS hosted a business college representative who addressed classes and helped students…

David Sedaris scheduled to speak at WMU

David Sedaris scheduled to speak at WMU

Author David Sedaris, known for his humor and contribution to radio talk shows, is scheduled…

DECA begins with both fresh minds and veteran members

DECA begins with both fresh minds and veteran members

The Distributive Education Clubs of America, or DECA, is a foundation that helps college and…

Beginning guitar is popular with students

Beginning guitar is popular with students

Gull Lake High School’s Beginning Guitar allows students to be themselves and explore their musical…

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New food laws influence school lunch menus

New food laws influence school lunch menus

  As students enter the 2014 school year, they have to adapt to the new national food laws. First Lady Michelle Obama’s focus is on the health of…

New technology causes students to question library’s significance

New technology causes students to question library’s significance

Libraries are a great option for avid readers looking for books that they don’t actually have to buy.  They’re also useful for research projects; with almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries…

Emma Watson introduces He for She project as UN Ambassador

Emma Watson introduces He for She project as UN Ambassador

Emma Watson, the United Nations Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, spoke on Saturday, September 20 about feminism in our society. She introduced the “He for She” project that is…

Cornwell’s Turkeyville haunts for entire family

Cornwell’s Turkeyville haunts for entire family

As Halloween rolls around and it’s the the time for people of all ages to find a fright, traveling as far as Jackson to go to Jackson’s Underworld.…

Emily Brenner laments drawbacks of leg shaving

Emily Brenner laments drawbacks of leg shaving

Women have been removing leg hair since ancient times: in Egypt they used beeswax and alkali-based depilatories and in Rome and Greece they used pumice to rid themselves…

Senior and junior girls suit up for Gull Lake’s annual PowderPuff rivalry

Senior and junior girls suit up for Gull Lake’s annual PowderPuff rivalry

It’s that time of year again. Time for the junior and senior girls to participate in the annual PowderPuff football game at Gull Lake High School. Almost every…

Students discuss benefits of iPads at Gull Lake

Students discuss benefits of iPads at Gull Lake

For the third year in a row, Gull Lake has provided iPads for the high schoolers who agree to the rules, regulations and responsibilities that come with the…

Entertainment

Popular bands influence teen style

Popular bands influence teen style

Nirvana, Green Day, The Rolling Stones. These legends of Rock-n-Roll have changed teenagers’ styles into something new and exciting. Girls are…

Divergent does dystopian genre justice

Divergent does dystopian genre justice

Director: Neil Burger Writers: Evan Daugherty (screen play), Vanessa Taylor (screen play) Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James Divergent, the film adaptation…

World famous string competition to take place in Kalamazoo

World famous string competition to take place in Kalamazoo

Every year since 1975, a prestigious string competition is held in Kalamazoo, the Stulberg International String Competition–founded in honor of Dr.…

Jonah Glau takes the stage for his senior year

Jonah Glau takes the stage for his senior year

“This year I was acting again and found it a lot of fun to be one of the lead roles and…

Captain Phillips promoted to captain of production

Captain Phillips promoted to captain of production

Director: Paul Greengrass Writers: Billy Ray (screenplay), Richard Phillips and Stephan Talty (based upon the book “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and…

What can a franchise do when an actor dies mid-filming

What can a franchise do when an actor dies mid-filming

 The Hunger Games recently lost actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who it seems died of an overdose. Hoffman only had one scene…

Our Side

Students are not able to get enough sleep

Students are not able to get enough sleep

Sleepy-eyed students walk like zombies to their first classes nearly every morning. Although for some the sleep leaves their eyes later in the day, for others it…

Point/Counterpoint

A multimillion dollar Netflix series leaves audience contemplating the book vs. movie

A multimillion dollar Netflix series leaves audience contemplating the book vs. movie

Orange is the New Black painfully contradicts novel In 2011, author Piper Kerman published her first novel about her personal experience in a federal correctional facility for…

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MLB Playoffs leave fans in shock

MLB Playoffs leave fans in shock

The 2014 MLB Playoffs have begun and fans are already shocked. The Detroit Tigers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim were the favorites of the American…

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Cornwell’s Turkeyville haunts for entire family

Cornwell’s Turkeyville haunts for entire family

As Halloween rolls around and it’s the the time for people of all ages to find a fright, traveling as far as Jackson to go to Jackson’s…

Food/Dining

Fall Apple Cinnimon Muffins

Fall Apple Cinnimon Muffins

This is a great fall recipe that can be used to make a cake or muffins. It is a fun activity that is simple enough to do…

Music

World famous string competition to take place in Kalamazoo

World famous string competition to take place in Kalamazoo

Every year since 1975, a prestigious string competition is held in Kalamazoo, the Stulberg International String Competition–founded in honor of Dr. Julius Stulberg, who was a Violin…

Student Style

Changing fashion affects Gull Lake uniforms

Changing fashion affects Gull Lake uniforms

The style of sports uniforms at the high school has changed tremendously over the years. This is mainly because the athletes want sharper, flashier clothing to, if…

Movies and TV

Divergent does dystopian genre justice

Divergent does dystopian genre justice

Director: Neil Burger Writers: Evan Daugherty (screen play), Vanessa Taylor (screen play) Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James Divergent, the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s novel of the…

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