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Open-Faced Sandwiches: Can One Slice of Bread Make All the Difference?

Julia Harrison, Opinion Editor October 10, 2014

Open-faced sandwiches are impractical and weird-looking and kind of an obnoxious thing, really, like J-Woww’s boob job or studded heels or that wart on your thumb. But more disturbing than the sandwich...

Seniors Say “Auf Wiedersehen”

Alexa Hodges, Online Editor May 16, 2014

Wow. That is all that I can say about these past couple of months. Wow, I can’t believe it’s senior year. Wow, I can’t believe I am applying to college. Wow, I can’t believe that I got into a college....

Bloom Where You Are Planted or Planting Blooms: Metaphorical Horticulture for the Young Adult

Julia Harrison, Copy Editor May 14, 2014

An unexpected fire drill around noon on a Tuesday. I was searching for my somehow lost backpack in the library when the bell rang and I was shuffled out to the student parking lot. The teachers screamed...

SAT Changes Coming in 2016

March 27, 2014

The Spring SAT in 2016 will be completely redesigned and restructured, according to collegeboard.org, mostly to the benefit of the student. Currently students lose points for wrong answers, must write...

Embracing Our Stupidest Years: Ignorance Is Bliss, and Boy, Are We Ignorant!

Julia Harrison, Copy Editor March 27, 2014

A Ke$ha song from 2010 plays on the radio so loud it shakes the beige Honda Civic filled with over-caffeinated high school girls that I find myself crushed into. It is 12 a.m. as my friends and I pull...

Love In All Its Forms

E. Edwards, Staff Writer February 27, 2014

Romance, romance, romance- that’s all that seems to be on the hearts and minds of people at a time of year like this one. Even with Valentine’s Day weeks behind us and swept away with melting snow,...

How Adolescent Depression Is Like That Person You Aren’t Really Into Anymore

Julia Harrison, Copy Editor February 27, 2014

Your iPhone chirps and you look down to find yourself staring at a text from That Person You Aren’t Really Into Anymore, “r we still on 4 2nite???” You recall when you were young and naive (about...

Mel’s Healthy Living: Reading Food Labels

Melanie Arthur, Managing Editor February 27, 2014

Who remembers Capri Sun juice pouches? I remember there was always one in my lunchbox up until fourth grade when my mom stopped buying them because of their terribly unhealthy ingredients. “They’re...

“Sociopath, Mouth-Breather, Misogynist,” How Generalizations Hurt Us In More Ways Than One

Julia Harrison, Copy Editor December 19, 2013

Thrown into a fluorescently-lit, carpeted conference room packed with other confused and socially traumatized adolescents, I am asked to sit down and begin working on my first assignment at the writing...

Keep the ‘Skins Red

Alex Leslie, Staff Reporter December 19, 2013

Controversy about the Washington Redskins’ team name has erupted after NBC Sportscaster Bob Costas came on air to voice his disapproval of the name during halftime of the Oct. 13 football game between...

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