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What I Would Give

Abby Shoemake, Staff Writer January 23, 2023

What I would give to breathe through fresh lungs Down to the depths of which I cannot reach   To have steady hands and an average heartbeat Eating without fear of losing it to a trash...

It is time for candles in the window and trees decorated in red and green. There is no better time for the holidays. Photo by radivs tumbler

No Better Time for the Holidays

Tori Harrill, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

There was something different in the air. I walked along the sidewalk covered in a layer of white, powdered snow. The streets were quiet, deserted of any tune of a vehicle. The only sounds were the soft...

The fantasy I dream of. Photo by Lohrien

My Dream

Kinley Waltman, News Editor December 12, 2022

The fantasy I dream of. You make me happy. I'm talking about the cliche kind, the kind where I get all giddy and hug myself, unable to contain my happiness. The kind where I talk to my mom...

Famous streamer known as Dream kept his identity concealed until finally revealing his face on Youtube where he admits that his first name is Clay but never shares his last name (Photo by Clay (Dream).

Dream Face Reveal

Sarah Treusch, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2022

Thy Minecraft streamer on Twitch and Youtube I anticipate thy facial features Will thy facial reflect the Minecraft cube? Dream, I dream about your facial nature Alas, the reveal has been uploaded Oh...

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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.
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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
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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...

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