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The Class of 2019 is celebrating the end of their high school years. Are you ready for your senior year?

Ask a Senior: Are You Ready for Senior Year?

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor April 18, 2019

Graduation is something all students wait for restlessly as they look forward to college, independence and adulthood. Senior year may seem like it is taking forever to come, but it will be rolling around...

“break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored” -Ariana Grande
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“Thank You, Next” – How to X Out Your Ex

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor February 28, 2019

Author’s Note: This piece is satirical. In reality, I suggest not handling break ups with casual distaste. You are dealing two hearts in a relationship, so breaking up can go terribly wrong or pretty...

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~Albert Einstein

A Letter to a Pessimist from an Optimist Who Thinks Like a Realist

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor April 18, 2017

I could tell you to smile, To let your tear stained face go dry, Because there is so much in the world to look forward too, To cheer up, Because the sun is shining high and the birds are singing...

UGA Is Not the Only Option

UGA Is Not the Only Option

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2016

As a senior in fall semester, I am no stranger to the college application process: I have toured, attended and researched with the best of them, and I am beginning to notice a problem with the way students...

Procrastination is defined by putting off a task for a more pleasurable one. This practice causes unnecessary stress which takes a toll on mental health.

Mastering Procrastination

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer May 8, 2015

Everyone has had nights when they are overloaded with homework and have an essay or two to write, and, chances are, those tasks were put off until the last possible moment. For some people, this is only...

Making the right choices will make prom night extraordinary. Many people enjoyed prom last year, but some had to face the consequences of bad decisions. Make the right decisions and enjoy prom, because it is a memory that you will want to reminisce.

Prom: The Do’s and Do Not’s

Kristin Iler, Staff writer April 24, 2015

Prom is a nerve-wracking, perplexing, and overwhelming part of most teenagers’ lives. Whether this is your first or second time going, it is sure to be an action-packed evening. Before you get all hyped...

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer April 14, 2015

Fires, Tornados, Gunmen—the school system has trained us all how to respond to emergency situations such as these, but what if there is an earthquake? What if the roof caves in? What if the school floods?...

Forgetting the voices around her, a young girl stares into the ocean with longing eyes. She has been here many times, but always with an envious attitude. The girl has spent many days and nights wondering more about the people surrounding her, and less about the individual in her own body; the sea is her escape.

Thoughts of the Girl No One Knew

Maddy James, Staff Writer January 23, 2015

Spoken words escape me often. I no longer know how to tell of the sun’s vibrancy, nor the moon’s delicacy; I can no longer describe the way the rain sounds against my window, or the silent pit-pat...

Do not be afraid to be you.

Pretty in Pink Prom

Meredith Pirtle, Staff Writer May 12, 2014

What do you think when you hear the word “prom”? Big hair? Glamorous dresses? High heels? If you are anything like me, you hate all of those things, but that does not mean you can not go have the time...

“Writing can be healing, as you must 
know by now, and perhaps you can inspire 
another kid who was just like you.

Jodi Picoult Has the Answers to Your Publishing Questions

Sydney Gage , Staff Writer November 22, 2013

Ask any teenager what their dreams consist of, and most will either answer with uncertainty or with irrational haste.  Some will say they desire to travel to faraway countries, to become famous actors,...

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