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Dear Evan Hansen is an inspirational musical. This is a collage of the show’s memorable moments. (Taken from google images)

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

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer January 10, 2019

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...

So let your wings catch the wind, let your soul free with hope. It’s what you were made for, after all, to soar.

Soar

JoAnn Ahn , News Editor January 20, 2017

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...

It is when we choose to break out of that dark area that you can no longer control our lives, and that is what matters.

An Open Letter to Depression

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor November 7, 2016

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...

“He was right, this was the life. This was the sacrifice of a US Marine.”

A Soldier’s Promise

Jessica prouty, Staff Writer December 11, 2014

“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...

Her yellow flowers remain.
Tears return to her eyes and sadness creeps back in,
Her yellow flowers see through the obscurity and soothe her pain.

Yellow Flowers

Meredith Pirtle, Staff Writer May 12, 2014

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...

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