The Last Chapter: Keyla Shepard

Keyla Shepard, Photographer

April 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It was in the sixth grade when my teachers were getting my mind ready for my future and what I wanted to be when I grew up. At the time, I was unsure of what I wanted my career to be, but I knew right off the bat that I did not...

Anna’s Adventures: Logan

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017

Filed under Reviews

Some people have long been over the string of superhero movies that seem to constantly be dominating the box office; others are die-hard fans that never tire of seeing the newest interpretation of their comic book favorites. I...

Trump vs. the media

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A new war is raging in U.S. politics. On one side is a newly elected president and his fiery press secretary, and on the other side are news outlets. This war is not being fought with bullets and grenades but with harsh words...

Crosswalk caution

Lauren Owens, Assistant Editor

April 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It’s normal to be afraid of dying except when that thought is the most prevalent thing on your mind while walking to class. In fact, I find that I am more afraid while walking to class than I was last summer taking metros...

Sometimes a size 2

Rachel Droze, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

have worn approximately the same size in clothing since I was a freshman in high school. That should mean that I should always buy the same size clothes, right? Wrong. I currently own six formal gowns that I wore for various...

Family doesn’t hold me back

Emily Watcher, Copy Editor

April 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Where I’m from, you pretty much have two options for college after graduating high school. First, you have option one, in which you pack up your things, move to an apartment or dorm, go to college and visit home every few weeks....

Muffins and marriage

Rebekah Davis, Copy Editor

April 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The other day I was going through my old Instagram posts. Fun fact: when you get close to graduation, you get really sentimental and want to remember old things. Well, you want to remember some old things. I read the caption...

The Last Chapter: Anna Jackson

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In three months, my name will be called. I will walk across the stage in the University Center and shake hands with Dr. Carter. I’ll wait for everyone else’s name to be called. Then, I am going to go outside of the UC to take...

Anna’s Adventures: “A Series of Unfortunate Events” by Limony Snicket

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017

Filed under Reviews

Books have long served as inspiration for movies, almost always to the dismay of the books’ fans. Many times a movie is incapable of capturing the magic that is found in the text version of the story. I have found myself in...

Nikki Haley: former South Carolina governor now UN ambassador

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On Jan. 25, Nikki Haley was sworn in as the 29th U.S. ambassador to the U.N. by an almost unanimous confirmation of the Senate. Haley’s new job will be very different from her last position as governor of the state of South...

Guns don’t kill people

Rachel Droze, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I believe in the Second Amendment. Now before you get “up in arms” either agreeing or disagreeing with me, hear me out. My dad is a retired army drill sergeant. He has had years of training with firearms and the proper...

Modern-day storytellers

Laurens Owens, Assistant Editor

February 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

He was a short man, about 5’ 3,” with a jaw line stronger than the 60 years of hard labor he spent working to provide for his family. He was a happy man; he never complained about his work or spoke an ill word about anyone. Peter...

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