My Harley

Falyn Traina, Staff Writer & Featured Columnist

October 21, 2014

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Present any normal person with a pug or chihuahua or golden retriever and your ears are suddenly filled with "ooo"'s and "ahhh"'s and rather annoying puppy talk. On the other hand, present someone with a pit bull. They seem to... Read more »

The Silent Life

Mari Brown, Staff Writer & Featured Columnist

October 19, 2014

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Silence. Something I deal with everyday. But this type of silence is one where the outer world is muted and I can only hear my thoughts. I am deaf. No, I didn’t listen to music too loud when I was little or have an illness that... Read more »

Keep walking

Ella Hunt, Staff Writer & Featured Columnist

October 16, 2014

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sat on the cold bench in the blazing heat, the wind tickling my skin and drying my tears. Thoughts like, "maybe she didn't want me," or "I was too much of a burden," echoed in my mind. On an average day in kindergarten, I sat... Read more »

The F-Word

The F-Word

Lydia Sebany, Staff Writer & Featured Columnist

October 6, 2014

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Think pink

Think pink

Suhina Chopra, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014

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Homecoming hullabaloo

Homecoming hullabaloo

Corey Picklesimer, Staff Writer & Featured Columnist

September 25, 2014

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Thursday night thrill

Haley Samsel, Featured Columnist

May 13, 2014

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Every Thursday night, right after physics tutoring, I roll my windows down and pretend I’m someone else. I turn my fake indie pop music up until the song runs through my veins. The violent wind flips through the papers I’ve... Read more »

Slowly growing up

Fabiola Cedeno, Featured Columnist

April 18, 2014

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The other day my dad asked me how I was dealing with the fact that I was “growing up.” I didn't know how to respond because I genuinely did not know how I felt about it. I didn’t know if I was happy or sad. I knew I wasn't... Read more »

A whole new world

Fabiola Cedeno, Featured Columnist

February 7, 2014

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One of my first few memories from my childhood was when I had to take a picture for our family Christmas card. The year was 2000. The world was big and frightening. I had bangs that just barely reached the top of my eyebrows and... Read more »

Signs of love

Priyanka Hardikar, Online Editor

February 5, 2014

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I caught a glimpse of her chestnut brown hair and soft, childlike eyes. Her gaze was fixed on something, but I couldn't figure out what it was. I... Read more »

For Bon, Forever Ago

Fabiola Cedeno, Feautured Columnist

February 4, 2014

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Since I could remember, music was always a big part of my life. It was an incredible escape from the little things that frightened me when I was younger. Days like when my mom’s eyes swelled... Read more »

Mi nombre es

Gabrielle Lammons, Featured Columnist

January 30, 2014

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When I started to learn Spanish, it wasn't by choice. I was in the third grade at a school in Colorado and once a week, my class and I would all march down to the Spanish room to endure an hour of learning the basics. I hated... Read more »