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Rachel Jane Insull, 17

 Real As Hair It is said that the average person has approximately 150,000 strands of hair on their head, yet recent studies from London’s Natural History Museum show that all it takes is one strand to detect everything there is to know about a person.  Researcher Emma Freeman says that hair has the capability to “tell what you eat, where you live, your lifestyles, and habits.”  In short, your hair is “what you do.”  In my case, this fact has… Read More »

Fashion: Inspiration via many sources

  By CAMILLE GASSER and RACHEL JANE INSULL CASA GRANDE HIGH SCHOOL For many people, getting dressed in the morning is no more than a meaningless ritual, done out of habit and necessity. But for Casa Grande junior Valentina Gomez, choosing clothes is an adventure of fashion and self-expression that changes from day to day. Despite her passion for constructing an outfit, Gomez believes she is unable to pin down a specific style. “My style is always changing — it’s… Read More »