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A Boy and His Bird

A Boy and His Bird

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

There are two things to remember about for this story: it’s about an ill-fated boy and the bird. The boy had dangerous silver eyes, hair like a raven’s feathers and dark clothes which were strange, foreign. The bird, however, radiated a light atmosphere. It was white, pure, and I wanted to draw closer...

White Walls

White Walls

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

In the kitchen, the walls were painted white.  There were golden knobs on wooden cabinets, dishes scattered over the granite countertop, the dishwasher taking a temporary sabbatical from cleaning plates and bowls. A light fixture hung solemnly over the tiled table with grace, and there was a bowl filled...

The Choice

The Choice

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

You are all alone in a tunnel, and all you remember, or know, is you must keep walking. The cave you reside in appears to be as black as night, with shadows an emptiness resembling a ghost town. The walls weep with perspiration, invisible silhouettes crawling along the edges of your periphery like silent...

Childhood Misconceptions

Childhood Misconceptions

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Over the course of their childhood, many children believe untrue things, and these fallacies will eventually lead to bitter disappointment. In elementary school, “stop, drop, and roll” is drilled into the heads of students, and many come to believe that catching on fire occurs much more often...

Playlist: Luminous Days, For a Day Started Sunny-Side Up

Playlist: Luminous Days, For a Day Started Sunny-Side Up

Meredith Pirtle, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013


Filed under Playlist

If you’re feeling doubtful about the start of the school year, do not let a hopeless mood bring you down. These light, rosy tunes will brighten up your day.

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