A Short History of the Christmas Tree

When you think of Christmas, you may think about Jesus’s birthday or the presents under the Christmas tree. For others, it may be the traditions that you participate in during the winter seasons. One of these traditions may include decorating a Christmas tree and putting gifts underneath. But where did this tradition come from? It…

Oil Spill in California

On Saturday, October 3rd 2021, a pipeline in Orange County California failed, which led to 126,000 gallons of oil being released into the Pacific Ocean. This caused thousands of dead fish and birds to wash ashore in the past weeks due to unlivable conditions. The oil spread 13 square miles along the coastline from Huntington…

Homecoming Changes

With homecoming approaching soon, a few lucky freshmen have been already asked. Homecoming has been part of Severns alumni celebration weekend for a long time as a way to celebrate everyone coming back for the weekend. Homecoming dances started in 1914 in colleges to connect people with each other at the beginning of the year…

How to make millions on Tik Tok

With 680 million monthly active users, Tik Tok was one of the most used apps in 2020. Tik took was created in September of 2017 and within the last couple of years has completely changed the social media world. With the For You Page, many people are able to get their videos featured and viewed…

Bucks vs. Sneakers

Severn Students have been wearing bucks for decades. The iconic dirty buck has been a part of the everyday dress code for both girls and boys. The shoe being gender-neutral has become a part of the popular Severn image. Through the years the dirty buck has evolved, originally was only allowed to be bought from…