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The Yummy Neighborhood

The Yummy Neighborhood

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories

Lena lifted the box onto her thigh, shifting it a bit for a more comfortable grip. “Hey, do you need any help?” Kyle, Lena’s newly wedded husband, called out. “No, I got it, thanks,” Lena replied scrunching her face up with determination, gripping the edges of the box, and heading towards he...

Inseverable

Inseverable

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories

10 A.M., Halloween, The Thompson’s Kitchen “Jay, go get your brother from his room and tell him that breakfast is ready,” Mrs. Thompson demanded as she scrambled through the papers laying on the marble countertop. Just as Jay moves to get him, Zayden came running down the stairs, straight to t...

Dance The Night Away

Dance The Night Away

Ethan Lamont, Design Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories, Top Stories

“They never were fun,” a manic voice whispered, “the dances, they’re the wors—listen I’ll try to tell you more later, but for now, you didn’t hear anything from me.” That was all my senior informant could tell me before he ran away. Soon teachers rounded the corner and I decided to wal...

Déjà Vu

Déjà Vu

Grace Daniel, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories, Top Stories

A tall girl in her early twenties with brown hair was strolling through the vivid green, hundred-year-old oak trees that lined the cracked university sidewalks. She took a deep breath, sucking in the sweet summer air. She smiled slightly, her dimple creasing deeply into her cheek. Amber was bouncing...

The Shadow of the Past

The Shadow of the Past

Mallory Smith, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories

We walked slowly into the all too familiar hallways. After our three years here, we all went separate ways for high school. Chills ran up and down my spine, as I soaked in the view of Langston, our old middle school. One of the other girls, Sophia, looked around nervously, “I can’t believe we...

The Door That Leads to Nowhere

The Door That Leads to Nowhere

Allie Weber, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories, Top Stories

"We wouldn't be moving anytime soon, they said," I thought to myself as I pulled my labeled boxes out of the UHAUL truck. "You can finish high school in Hartford, they said." Pulling the boxes labeled, Izzy's Clothes from the truck, I glared at my “new” house. “New” was pushing it; it was d...

Jessie’s Girl

Jessie’s Girl

Emily Fleming, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Everyday Rick had his normal routine; get up, shower, walk his dog, and last, but certainly not least, spy on his neighbors. He had known them since high school and had been in love with Jessie’s wife, Monica, from the moment he met her. He would secretly write songs in his room about what the two lovers ...

Things That Go Bump In South Carolina

Things That Go Bump In South Carolina

Teigue Winge, Guest Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

The older a place gets, the more storied its history becomes. While time alone breeds stories, a force much more powerful and primordial breeds folklore. This imposing force is mystery. Mystery might seem much too simple to be the mythical ingredient to generate folklore and legend, however this use...

Sister Success Story

Sister Success Story

Grace Daniel, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

James Charles is currently one of the most influential content creators in the media. In less than three years, he has reached over eight million followers. Since August, he has gained over a million subscribers on YouTube. How did a nineteen-year-old male rise to the top of the beauty industry so qui...

Netflix Narrative

Netflix Narrative

Allie Weber, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

Since 1997, Netflix has been the source of entertainment for millions of people across the world. By offering a generous quantity of TV shows, movies, and documentaries, in a variety of genres and languages, Netflix has conquered the entertainment industry, more so now than ever. Since moving to ...

Error Not Found

Error Not Found

Emily Fleming, Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Anxiety loves to find anything unfamiliar and uncomfortable to make a person feel embarrassed and ashamed. This is only heightened in school; due to the pressure felt when trying to fit in, keep grades up, and juggle extracurricular activities. Fear is a constant emotion with a student who suffers fr...

Working Women

Working Women

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions

Over the course of American history, women have had quite an interesting journey in gaining freedom and basic rights, such as suffrage. However, the question still remains: do women belong in the workforce? The simple answer is yes. For centuries, men have been the main source of income, and I am not ...

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