1) Candy corn. This staple candy of Halloween is actually disgusting, and does not deserve to be blessed with the name “candy” as that implies it tastes good. This colorful mush tastes more like stale marshmallows. notey.com 2) Annoying neighbors who give out toothpaste. The only thing worse than neighbors who give out… Read More 10 Reasons Why Halloween is Actually the Worst
Halloween gets a lot of hype as soon as October rolls around— and rightly so. As a perfect holiday that has something for everyone, ranging from pumpkin carving for the artsy to bonding bonfires for the sentimental, it lives up to all the expectations. Here’s ten reasons why: 1. The onset of Halloween Month (what… Read More 10 Reasons Why Halloween is Actually the Best
In light of the Kim Kardashian robbery Halloween costume going viral a few weeks ago, readers may wonder what other examples may lie of hilariously inappropriate costumes. Here are a few examples of other widely offensive costumes this Halloween season: gawker.com Ray Rice and Janay Palmer: This couple is proudly posing for a Halloween photo… Read More 9 Halloween Costumes That Went Too Far
Jolie Suarez, Staff Writer Sophomore Jolie Suarez is a staff writer for the 2016-2017 Colonel. She spends her time outside of class often swimming. She also enjoys reading, writing, and singing. Rachel Evans, Staff Writer Sophomore Rachel Evans is a staff writer for the 2016-2017 Colonel. She participates in marching band.
DISCLAIMER: If you didn’t watch the Season 7 premiere of The Walking Dead, skip this article because it contains spoilers. After months of die-hard Walking Dead fans agonizing over who may have died–many fans overanalyzed the finale of Season 6 to reveal hints as to who it could have been–the time finally arrives for a… Read More THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 7 PREMIERE
Every year, ghosts, goblins, and various other haunted figures occupy Linden Lane in Ledyard for a good cause. The Lauren Candler Scholarship Fund works in remembrance of the 15-year-old Ledyard resident who was a devoted member of Ledyard High School. The scholarship works to support students who are active in Ledyard’s choral and agricultural programs… Read More A Wicked Good Time!
The Colonel is starting a new category where we will showcase an article from our newsmagazine’s print days every month. This October, we have chosen an editorial titled “One buck for what?” from Oct. 7, 1981. From the Editor’s Desk One buck for what? So Ronnie’s at it again. But this time, he has really hit… Read More October Throwback
Haven’t joined a club yet? PALESTRA is looking for new members to join! PALESTRA is a nonprofit club focused on organizing school wide sport tournaments. All profits go towards worthy causes; recent proceeds have gone towards the Ledyard Animal Shelter and for a little girl named Sofia, who needed money for an operation to save… Read More Join PALESTRA!
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“Heading” for a Cure in Montville On Monday, October 3rd, the Ledyard High School girls’ soccer team descended off the bus onto a pristine turf field. Despite looming storm clouds, hopes were high. The team was ready to take on Montville High School in their own ALS Cup fundraiser. An hour later, the Ledyard boys’… Read More Ledyard Soccer Teams Compete in Two Charity Games