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Home of the Strange Tour: The Beginning

Home of the Strange Tour: The Beginning

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

In the Spring of 2017, Grouplove will be opening for Young the Giant on the release of their new album Home of the Strange, but first, here is a little background on them. Young the Giant was previously known as The Jakes and formed officially in 209. The band consists of Sameer Gadhia on vocals,...

Together

Together

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015

I was once one half of a whole. We were always in perfect sync. Never one without the other, Every move was made together, But our time finally ran out.   We were viewed as one being Because we were so close. Everyone knew us as together, But we had to say goodbye.     I...

Falling Off

Falling Off

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

In the spring, we took a trip to the mountains, except that it was not so much a trip as it was a complete, tumbling, dangerous fall, and it was not so much the mountains as much as it was a moderately tall hill. We thought it was a good idea because we were high, and that’s explanation enough. We...

Golden-Eyed Paradise

Golden-Eyed Paradise

Grace Hanks, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

Her touch is a sign, that she knows I am here. her smile is a reminder, of how much she cares.   Her laugh is a melody, like the tinkling of chimes.   Her love, her heart, her soul, I Know, are all mine, as mine are hers.   Wind blows softly through...

A Conversation about a Hostage Situation

A Conversation about a Hostage Situation

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

“I had a dream about you last night.” “What about?” It’s a question, but the way he says it makes it sound more like a statement. His voice is garbled, due to the way he uses his mouth like a garbage disposal, shoveling handfuls of chips into his face and chewing them without ever really...

Self-love Above All Else

Self-love Above All Else

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

Many people make the mistake of establishing their entire lives on the judgment of others. They do not live as themselves; they live instead in fear of rejection, as puppets, so to say, of what other people want them to be. Their true character is traded for the acceptance of those around them. If...

Tea

Tea

Caroline Duckworth, Design Editor

December 15, 2014

Her sadness was evident in the way she made tea.   She would let it steep for at least five minutes, so the leaves would release the bitter parts of their souls. Then she would add a spot of milk and a half-teaspoon of sugar to soften the strong taste. It was always a black tea, always a blue...

Why Do You Have to Be so Rude?

Why Do You Have to Be so Rude?

Maddy James, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

I hate school. I hate it, not because of the continuous hours in a sitting position or the nasty cafeteria food or the piles of useless homework but because of the hatred I witness in the hallways daily. Summer is a time when kids are their happiest. They surround themselves with people who bring them...

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