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Ciara Duncan poses with her collection of Squishmallows, which have become rarer as they've become more and more collectable.

Essay: Searching for Squishmallows

Ciara Duncan, Features Editor May 3, 2021

Squishmallows; what are these cute, fuzzy, squishy stuffed animals we’ve let into our hearts and homes? For me, my newfound love for Squishmallows has raised a lot of questions from my friends and family....

Recently discovered primates critically endangered

Recently discovered primates critically endangered

Leylah Moreno, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

Scientists have discovered a new primate species in Myanmar that is already critically endangered, with only 200-260 remaining. Researchers have offered a plan on rehabilitating and saving these monkeys. Scientists...

The current COVID-19 pandemic has lead to many people looking for a fur-ever friend, but has also made it more difficult to take care of pets.

Pets of the pandemic

MJ Smit, Staff Writer November 23, 2020

Two dogs named Dudley and Chloe play around outside. They get brought in and not long after play with their humans, but Chloe’s too tired to play. Dudley romps around with his human, but only for a little...

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