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A knock at the door shook him from his stupor in front of the television, and as he stood, scraping his feet slowly along the floor, several bottles clinked in protest.  A man in a black suit stood waiting for him.

Trivial

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor May 19, 2017

Jerry was a fidgety man with a face that made people nervous to look at--not because it was intimidating by any means, but because of a characteristic twitching of the corner of his mouth at odd intervals....

The amount of years poured into one cause, just one cause, adds up to a number. Age works the same way; it adds up to a number, just a number.

Age Is But a Number

Julie Day, Staff Writer September 4, 2015

Everyone ages through time, yet old age is considered to be taboo. Why is there an inequality associated with aging? At 67 years old, Mary Pitts did not believe in the word retirement. She was insistent...

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

All Who Are Weary and Burdened

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer March 17, 2015

I have felt down lately: mixed up, not myself. I have felt so many things at once that overflow and overwhelm me, and then I have felt nothing. In the midst of the whirlwind of frustration and blank minds,...

What a beautiful place for rebellion to catch fire.

SOS Venezuela

Bim Peacock, Staff writer March 4, 2014

As battles between Middle Eastern countries continue to ignite, rebellions in the Ukraine catch fire, and turmoil begins to spark within Eastern Asia, life would seem to go on peacefully in the western...

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