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What Makes “Dear Evan Hansen” so Essential for Today’s Generation?

What Makes “Dear Evan Hansen” so Essential for Today’s Generation?

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

In the past two years, several new musicals have made their debuts on the Broadway stage, one of these new musicals being “Dear Evan Hansen.” The Broadway phenomenon first appeared July 2015, eliciting an immediate reaction from the public. “Dear Evan Hansen” shares the story of a teenage boy with se...

Soar

Soar

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

I want you to know something. You were made to fly, You were born with wings. They’re quite the beauty, actually, With colors so brilliant, so alive, so eager to shine. They long to fan out, to grow, To lift you up, and to renew your strength once again. They want to set you free- But you never l...

An Open Letter to Depression

An Open Letter to Depression

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Dear Depression, You haunt so many innocent souls, and you strip them of any happiness that they could possibly possess. The thought of your presence sends chills tingling down my spine. Why do you do these awful things to people? You take away who they are inside and leave their loved ones with a lif...

A Soldier’s Promise

A Soldier’s Promise

Jessica prouty, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014


Filed under Literature, Showcase

“I will love you until the end of time.” The words brought forth merciless tears Accompanied by all the emotion she so effectively hid Conjured by her greatest impending fears   “I will come home someday very soon.” Her breathing caught, hitching in her lungs Halting...

Yellow Flowers

Yellow Flowers

Meredith Pirtle, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Alone she walks the dusty vale; desolate, she gets by. At the peak of her emptiness, she catches sight of yellow flowers, Their saccharine scent is one of rarity. She welcomes them with a hopeful heart. Allurement and appeal find her again and she loses herself, Her yellow flowers still stand strong. Sickness...

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