How to have the best summer ever
by Whit Riddle
Disclaimer, I wrote this article with the intention of being over the top and cheeky, a lot of it is sarcastic.
Summer is just around the corner, we are so incredibly close. Each day it's getting more and more difficult to wake up for school and show up to all of our classes. We only have about a week and a half left! We can do it guys, just need to survive AP testing and finals! However, with summer so close, I haven’t had much time to think about what to do with my free time, and if you don’t know what you should do this summer either, you’ve come to the right place. Here is how to have the best summer ever!
There are many activities you can participate in this summer that can make it a blast. According to Bucket List Journey, some of the best things you can do this summer include; Amusement Parks, Boating, Kayaking, Hiking, and more. These are some great outdoor activities you could easily do with friends, Luckily here in Utah, we have many reservoirs for boating and kayaking, many hiking trails nearby, and Lagoon Amusement Park isn't too far away.
But what are some more extreme things we can do this summer? If you want a super epic memorable summer you MUST go skydiving, surfing, zip lining, white water rafting, or riding in a hot air balloon. If you don’t do all of these or even any of these, your summer may be good, but it won't be epic. Halle Hurtado, a CCHS junior says her family likes to travel over the summer, this is another way to make summer awesome.
Maybe you're looking for a more simple summer? You could easily do small activities with friends and family that can make it super memorable. According to Verywell, these activities include; picnics, slip-n-slides, visiting museums, baking, yard games, etc.
Doing some or all of these activities are the best step to having the best summer ever! Disclaimer part two, you don’t need to do any of these things to have the best summer. Just enjoy the time off, and make memories, and I hope you have a great summer, see you next school year!
How to APOLOGIZE to your Cat
by melody hanks
If you’ve ever had a cat then it’s inevitable that you will accidentally trip on them, step on their tail, or shut the door on their face. Groveling on your knees begging your cat for forgiveness and they never look at you the same? You’ve probably been apologizing wrong. Let me help you apologize to your cat properly and receive their affection again.
Find the appropriate time in your schedule to apologize to your fur friend. You can’t be on a business call and say you're sorry, that's disingenuous. Make a gap in your work schedule. Approach your cat slowly; don’t run to them, you will look like you're about to punt them across the room. Verbally apologize calmly and softly; if you yell then the cat will be scared and think you are punishing them.
Pampering the cat is the last thing you need to do. Give the cat treats as a physical apology, because cats are materialistic beings. That also means toys are a good way to say you’re sorry. If you mess up any of these steps your cat will never look at you the same, and cats hold grudges forever. They will eventually cut you out of your life because you are unable to apologize for hurting them.
If you do everything right and follow these instructions then you two will become inseparable. You will feel fulfilled and happy once the conflict is over and you can get back to loving each other again, until you inevitably hurt them by accident.
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How to Fit into Utah
By Whit Riddle
You may have noticed common features and behaviors throughout the Utah Population, do you ever wish you could fit into these standards? Well then this is the article for you! Here is a step by step guide on how to perfectly fit into Utah:
Let's start at the basics, how you should dress? The answer is simple, commonly girls will wear pink zara pants or bell bottoms paired with a tank top, guys often wear shorts with hoodie. Lonely Ghost hoodies are very popular. Pair these outfits with either some hightop converse or Jordans and you've got the look down. If you’re really looking to go above and beyond, wear some long socks with sandals or Ugg slippers. Bonus points, make sure you have a tan, fake tanning can always come in handy.
How should you style your hair? Guys bleach their hair with their friends, but make sure you don’t use any toner. When styling long hair, curl it, but the most important step is to straighten the ends.
What about accessories, things to bring along with you? According to a CCHS junior who would like to remain anonymous, Pura Vida jewelry is a great start, almost anything from this brand will help you fit in. If we want to get very specific, wear a Saint Christoper necklace, or a HWLF bracelet. Other accessories could include a Stanley cup and a Thread wallet.
Driving, this is an important step. According to the Corner Canyon Parking Lot, Utah car choices include a Ford F-150 or a Jeep Wrangler. These will have you fitting in, in no time. It's important to have the right car to get you to your destination safely when driving through the construction and potholes. Another important note, Utah drivers are known for speeding, if you don’t go at least 5 miles over the speed limit at all times then they will get very upset with you.
Behaviors and Lifestyle, what's common in Utah? Skiing, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Boating, all great hobby options. It's also important to make sure you've gone to most of the national parks, you have 5 to choose from. Going out for food? Costa vida, Chick Fil La, Crumble Cookie, all great options. Fry Sauce is a required condiment. Need a drink? Swig is the place to go, and don’t be afraid to go there often. Listening to Music? Post Malone is your best option. Being LDS is also a little bonus point for living in Utah.
Completion of all these tasks is possible, and shouldn’t put you in any harm. In fact, “completion of all these tasks is quite impressive,” says Scott Larsen, a CCHS Junior. Disclaimer, list may vary depending on your location in Utah. I hope you found this guide helpful, and I wish you luck.
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