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Valor

Dylan Brons, Staff Writer May 15, 2022

Magic sparked in the elf’s hands as she realized she was outnumbered. The brigands encircled her, holding an assortment of their own weapons.   “Easy now,” she said in her own tongue....

Millie’s old cabin where her life changed completely.
Photo by Garden & Greenhouse.

The Forgotten Boy

Madison Lamons, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

The silhouette of a tall, scrawny man appeared in the distance walking towards the small cabin built along the mountainside. Millie had been inside, preparing breakfast, when she looked through the kitchen...

Beware of the beast within. Photo by Morgan Maxwell.

The Day He Snapped

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

At 11:43 p.m., it was silent. The only sound was the crickets chirping and the breeze of the wind slapping against the tree leaves. Carson’s heart was pounding as he hurried through the chilling woods....

A pilot along with a state-of-the-art exosuits intelligence has been shunned from the military. With the pilot unconscious, the AI seeks aid for the pilot, while oblivious to the court-martial. Photo by ArtStation.

Primary Directives

Dylan Brons, Staff Writer March 1, 2022

...Systems online… ...Recalibrating sensors… ...Pilot status - unresponsive...   I pushed myself off the ground, confused and dismayed. Glancing about, I didn’t like what I saw....

The book cover of The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab. Photo by Google Books.

“The Invisible Life of Addie Larue”: The Next Classic for Future Generations

Tori Harrill, Staff Writer February 27, 2022

“The Invisible Life of Addie Larue” by V.E. Schwab poses thought-provoking questions to readers everywhere. One of which being, “What is a person if not the marks they leave behind?” A question...

Junior Sarah Treusch photoshopped herself into INSIDE by Bo Burnham (Graphic by Sarah Treusch).

That Funny Feeling

Sarah Treusch, News Editor January 31, 2022

Earning an A in the class, failing the exam Getting your dream job, it was a scam Snap half-face pics, AirPod Pros, space buns  Eating Gerber baby puffs at your high school lunch There it...

 A cowboy sits next to a fire and plays the guitar on a cool summer night. Photo by WWBW.

Songs Of My Life

Brodie Mizer, Staff Writer December 5, 2021

I thank the good Lord for the Good Directions in my life The interstates traveled, crossing state lines into Sweet Home Alabama and Rocky Top A one-man Convoy, almost Blown Away The wind calls...

Valerie and Aubrey at the bar as Jim sleeps behind them
Photo by: Tin Can Bros

Freeman’s Town

Kai Shabman, Literature Editor November 2, 2021

Connor Delaney’s car breaks down outside a dustbowl town called Freeman’s Town. The place isn’t on many maps and has a small population of less than a hundred and that holds a big secret. He walks...

Sophomore Megan Sing says that her favorite part of reading is that “it’s so peaceful and allows me to destress and take a break from the world,” and her favorite book is I’ll Give You a Dollar If You Consider This Art. Photo by Sarah Treusch.

Living Many Lives

Sarah Treusch, News Editor March 15, 2021

Over the years I have lived many lives I have worn the crown of a king And carried the burden of a wive I climbed the highest mountain And breathed the crisp air I swam with sharks Anxiety...

Photo by Gaia on Bandcamp.

Society Unmasked

Cynda Allen, Opinion/Features Editor February 22, 2021

How boring it would be  To live in a society  Where people are afraid to be who they want to be. Like sheep, they are herded into one category, Following the first trend they see. Afraid...

Cab Calloway was the inspiration for Cab as a character and what he said along with other characters names. Photo from a 1942 Billboard Magazine.

Manhattan Jam

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

I was sent on a mission. I’ve been undercover for months; lucky for me werewolves are a bit forgetful. So, it was easy for me to infiltrate my way into their small Manhattan town. My name is Cabell Hastings,...

Could things have been different? Photo from Pinterest.

The Reality of the Truth

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2021

One thing that I have learned in life  Is that no matter how far you hide away from the truth It always comes forward at the most unexpected moments.   And just like two imaginary...

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