Wildcat Tales

A second home: Gymnast earns scholarship after overcoming injuries

Leslie Parker, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

At age 3 she walked into the gym, laid on her back and tried to push her legs into the splits against the floor. But she couldn’t do it. She was not flexible enough for the splits and, at first, her coach declared there was...

Live and learn

Leslie Parker, Featured Columnist

March 26, 2013

When I was a little girl, I was overly anxious and fearful. In every experience I would find something to fret about that would nag me for days, until I found the next thing to replace it. I believed every misfortune I was exposed...

Deafness doesn’t define: Deaf-Ed student learns to live with disability

Leslie Parker

March 7, 2013

It was in first grade when her parents first pointed them out to her. She’d never seen people signing before; the idea was completely new to her. Born deaf, senior Vivian Chen was raised orally and initially not taught sign...

Comparing service clubs

Leslie Parker, Staff Writer

October 16, 2012

KEY CLUB       It was revived, as a club last year, and already has 40 members. Key Club differs from Student Congress and National Honor Society in that it is a much smaller and tighter group of students, and it provides ...