By Megan Fitts I believe my dad is the definition of a hero. As a paramedic he’s saved lives, and as a teacher he nurtured them, and all without much praise. I had no idea just how many people respected or admired him, to the point that we’re now sitting inside an amusement park because … Continue reading Hero’s Farewell
By Marissa Frazier The clicking of her deep maroon heels chatter against the ground, constantly bantering on which one hits the hardest. Live classical jazz plays quietly in the background, as if being in an elevator, yet it is quite modern like what one would see in a masquerade with people galloping around in masks, … Continue reading How Not to Cheat
By Dora Bell My bike didn’t cost me an arm and a leg like my parents said it would. I think I left my brain on the counter of the shop when I bought it, though. This city has sucked every grey cell out of my noggin, like a little kid munchin’ on those candy-filled … Continue reading I’m Not a Sandbagger, I Just Have Baggage
By Emrhys Bradley Arguments regarding transgender people’s right to use public restrooms without discrimination between their biological sex and their expressed gender have been in stalemate for years. Meanwhile, the harmful effect of such discrimination is ongoing. Given this, as well as the minimal actual benefits of having restrooms be separated by gender, it is … Continue reading In Defense of Gender-Neutral Bathrooms for All
By Marissa Frazier I watch the clock on the car radio, ignoring the Lady Gaga in the background. It reads 8:24. We have thirty-six more minutes until visitors are allowed, but Hanna is hugging the Chevy, hoping for warmth. The sky is grey, showing the gloominess of this winter day. A snow storm happened the … Continue reading Addiction
By Ruthie Cordia The Fast and Furious franchise started off in 2001 with their latest release F9: The Fast Saga in 2021. The movies follow Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), a street racer, and his friends and family as they go on missions and get themselves into a whole lot of trouble. These movies are action … Continue reading Movie Review: Did They Go Too Far in F9: The Fast Saga?
By Ruthie Cordia On January 8, 2021, Morgan Wallen released his second studio album called Dangerous: The Double Album. The “double album” idea started off as a joke between Wallen and his manager because so many songs had been created over the years. If you enjoy modern country artists who can do it all, Morgan … Continue reading Morgan Wallen Album Review
By Jocie Dixon At a whopping 15 years old, a young Taylor Swift signs a record deal with Scott Borchetta who was creating his own independent record company that would come to be known as Big Machine Record Company. Sadly young Taylor ended up signing a contract with them that would ultimately never give her … Continue reading Taylor’s Version is All Her Own