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March 5, 2015

Filed under Academics, Miscellaneous

When Marie first met George she wasn’t all that “into him”. They were taking part in a game of street hide and seek. Even at the age of 16 Marie was a force to be reckoned with - a strong willed, fiery Irish woman, living in...

Preparing For Everyone’s (Least) Favorite Exam

February 6, 2015

Filed under Academics, College

By Rory Wakeford       Let me just start out by saying, this test should not be causing you as much stress as it probably it is.       You’ve probably been hearing about this exam for your whole life. As...

How To Survive Midterms

Emma Longhurst

January 27, 2015

Filed under Academics

by Emma Longhurst       Midterms are a stressful time for all of us, filled with sleepless nights, caffeinated beverages, piles of notes and textbooks, the occasional tears and mental breakdowns. Here are some tips to he...

Reproductive Education

June 23, 2014

Filed under Academics, Today's Society

We all find out eventually about sex. Some kids aren’t actually told the truth about where babies come from. Kids are told “the stork brought you here!” and others say that “babies are made when you kiss!” — I eve...

The Value Of Education

June 12, 2014

Filed under Academics

Thirteen years total: one hundred and eighty days per year, five days per week, seven hours per day. This is the bare minimum required to graduate high school. By the time the average student has graduated, he or she is eighteen ye...

Deck Building

June 9, 2014

Filed under Academics

Your fingers are tingling; and when you look down, you see that your hands are shaking slightly. The adrenaline pumps through your system, heart beating like it’s trying to burst free of your chest and run a mile just to bur...

School Inc.

June 8, 2014

Filed under Academics

I remember Dorothy Gale staring at me, Kansas sprawled out behind her. An oddly happy smile for a not-so-happy day. Everything about the room was plastered bright, colorful posters and shapes - a sickening facade. My guidance co...