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Megan Dinkins

Megan Dinkins, Writer

Megan Dinkins is an all A student. She enjoys being with her friends and boyfriend, and her favorite food is a roast beef sub from Subway. She treasures her dog Paisley and misses her dearly.

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Pros and cons of long-distance dating

May 18, 2020

Pros and cons of long-distance dating By: Megan Dinkins   Long-distance relationships can be very complex, and they’re definitely not for the immature. They can be both beneficial and detrimental....

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The economic effects of the Coronavirus

The economic effects of the Coronavirus

May 12, 2020

The economic effects of the Coronavirus By: Megan Dinkins   We’re no stranger to the Coronavirus at this point, but we’ve really only been focusing on ourselves. Here are some of the economic...

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The struggle of commitment issues

The struggle of commitment issues

May 1, 2020

The struggle of commitment issues By: Megan Dinkins   Jacob thinks he wants to be in a relationship but when he gets in one he doesn’t want it anymore. He struggles with being close to people,...

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COVID-19 and Outbreak comparisons

COVID-19 and Outbreak comparisons

April 21, 2020

COVID-19 and Outbreak comparisons By: Megan Dinkins   The age-old saying that “art imitates life” has been demonstrated with the current Coronavirus pandemic. Outbreak was a movie about...

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The Coronavirus hits SC

The Coronavirus hits SC

March 23, 2020

What started as a meme has now become something deadly. The coronavirus originated in China and has now spread worldwide. There are about 255,904 cases in 41 countries. The first two cases emerged in South...

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The History of the Biltmore

March 12, 2020

The History of the Biltmore By: Megan Dinkins   The cast of Good Morning Blythewood recently took a field trip to the Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina. The students learned a lot of history...

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What are the benefits of marijuana?

What are the benefits of marijuana?

March 6, 2020

What are the benefits of marijuana? By: Megan Dinkins   According to drugfreeworld.com, 94 million people in the US have admitted to using marijuana. 10 states in the US have fully legalized...

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Teens on Drugs

Teens on Drugs

February 27, 2020

Teens on Drugs By: Megan Dinkins   “When I was in high school, marijuana was an illegal drug. That was before marijuana was proved to have many beneficial health factors,” says Blythewood...

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Teenagers learn to navigate romantic relationships

Teenagers learn to navigate romantic relationships

February 21, 2020

Teenagers learn to navigate romantic relationships By: Megan Dinkins   Blythewood High School junior Ryan Frans describes falling in love as “having a good vibe with someone. I feel like...

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A Relationship Gone Sour

A Relationship Gone Sour

February 13, 2020

A Relationship Gone Sour By: Megan Dinkins   Names have been changed to protect privacy.   Selena, 16, didn’t know what a healthy relationship looked like. There were days that...

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10 Exam Preparation Tips

January 9, 2020

10 Exam Preparation Tips   Exams without preparation can be rough, so here are ten tips to help you be prepared for your exams:   #10: Drink plenty of water We all know water is good...

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The word New Year's resolution written on the blackboard with blank notes

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions

December 20, 2019

Top 10 New Year's Resolutions   New Years is right around the corner. It is a great time to set new goals and push yourself to be the very best. Here are the top 10 New Years’ resolutions for...

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Top 10 Best Paying Jobs in the US

Top 10 Best Paying Jobs in the US

December 9, 2019

Top 10 Best Paying Jobs in the US   High schoolers hope to have a good-paying job when they get older because money is a luxury that most everyone enjoys having. Here are the top 10 best-paying...

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Top 10 Ways to Improve the Quality of your Sleep

Top 10 Ways to Improve the Quality of your Sleep

December 2, 2019

Top 10 Ways to Improve the Quality of your Sleep By: Megan Dinkins   Sleep is a required factor in life, but many people don’t get enough sleep due to some disorders like sleep apnea, depression,...

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Young Life offers opportunities for authenticity

Young Life offers opportunities for authenticity

November 25, 2019

Young Life is a safe space for teens to gather and worship God. It is a community made up of people searching for help and refuge from their everyday struggles. Each school has its own meeting spot every...

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Top 10 Best Colleges in the U.S.

Top 10 Best Colleges in the U.S.

Megan Dinkins
November 13, 2019

Top 10 Best Colleges in the U.S. By: Megan Dinkins   College is an important factor in financial and lifelong success. It can lead you to your dream job if chosen based on your wants and needs.   Here...

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Celebrating Red Ribbon Week

Celebrating Red Ribbon Week

October 30, 2019

Celebrating Red Ribbon Week By: Megan Dinkins   Blythewood High is celebrating Red Ribbon Week from October 28-November 1. The theme is “Your future is key, so stay drug-free.”   Ms....

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JUULing can be Beneficial to Smokers

JUULing can be Beneficial to Smokers

October 17, 2019

JUULing can be Beneficial to Smokers By: Megan Dinkins   JUULing compared to smoking cigarettes is much healthier for people with the right intentions of using e-cigarettes such as smokers...

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Top 10 Fair Foods

Top 10 Fair Foods

October 11, 2019

Top 10 Fair Foods By: Megan Dinkins It's fair season and the intoxicating smell of fair food is wafting through the air from downtown Columbia. The SC State Fair has some of the best food if one is not...

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