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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...

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...

My absolute worst fear picturized. The McDonald’s ice cream machine is BROKEN! Photo by Sarah Treusch.

An Ode to the McDonald’s Ice Cream Machine

Sarah Treusch, News Editor January 21, 2021

My stomach yearns for the McD’s ice cream, Should I act upon these desires;should I go? I give in; I must taste my sticky dream, Quick to my car, the quest began too slow. I’ve arrived,...

A bundle of roses.

“ok”

Sydney Jarrard, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

i’m not wanting to ruin this relationship  and i’m not wanting to cut you off but how can you expect me to be content in this friendship? when you know what i want, but continue to ignore...

How could they leave someone that loved them the most? What could have changed our outcome? Photo from Pinterest.

Young Love

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2020

How could you hurt  the person that loved you most?  When you used to hold them tight,  And never let them go   They were there for you When no one else was But yet, like a breeze They...

Shall it be for infinity? I hope it so. Photo from: Pinterest

Doth But A Dream

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor December 15, 2020

With lips so sweet And eyes so soft  Tis’ a treat  To be entranced by your love.    You give me hope  Like when the seasons change Almost like looking through a kaleidoscope Of...

A shattered glass’ reflection holds such truths. Photo found on Pinterest.

A Looking Glass

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor December 13, 2020

Oh my love,  A shattered glass’ reflection holds such truths. I’ve looked into the looking glass and found nothing awaits for me I must go now, into that nothingness.   I won't...

Greedy children tell Santa what they want for Christmas without care for Santa. They only care about the gifts.

Santa’s Seasonal Depression

Sarah Treusch, Sports/News Editor December 12, 2020

Every year millions of eager children visit their local mall, anxious to sit on Santa’s lap so that they can tell him what their Christmas list entails that year. The kids who don’t go see Santa at...

2020 has been crazy, with the Coronavirus, protests, the election,  U.F.O. sightings, and so many strange occurrences. It would be nice for everything to go back to normal. Photo by: Elizabeth Wood

Factory Reset

Elizabeth Wood, Social Media Manager October 30, 2020

I glance up to the sky. “Nothing,” I sigh to myself. I glance down at my watch and the screen lights up reading 1:45 a.m. I tilt my head back and look up at the sky again. This past year has been crazy...

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