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How to Come up with Realistic Goals and Stick with Them

 Everyone has goals, but only some are able to achieve them without giving up or overwhelming themselves. Photo by: Elizabeth Wood

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

The start of a new year is like a fresh piece of paper, blank and waiting for you to make your mark. Times like this are when many people start thinking about their goals or resolutions for the year. Many people choose common goals like losing weight, journaling, doing good in school, reading the bib...

The Capacity of The Present

All the things you crave are embedded into the present, deeply intertwined into your choices. What you decide today links together your future.

Julie Day, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

We view the future as a wide open landscape riddled with opportunity, and it is exactly that ideal which disables us from being truly happy: the assumption that the future holds something greater than the present, and we just have to wait for it. The future, despite popular belief, is dependent on...

Brian’s Battle

Brian just completed his annual Vision Walk in South Carolina. The Vision Walk is sponsored by the Foundation for Fighting Blindness and helps to raise awareness for RP and other eye diseases. Photo used with permission from Mr. Herrin.

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015

Earlier this month, Mr. Herrin came to my psychology class during our study of the eye and shared about a disorder that his grandson, Brian, has, known as Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). Brian is ten years old and attends Rice Creek Elementary in South Carolina. He was diagnosed with RP at the age of four...

The Sickness of Seniors

Let this playlist flow through you and feel connected with the lazy wants of a senior.

Rebekah Schnaubelt, Staff Writer

April 23, 2014

Almost all seniors in high school feel the monotonous routine of classes hitting them when their last school year nears an end. They itch to graduate and begin their lives beyond grade school. This feeling of being stuck drags them down and their work ethic and motivation for school plummet. Here are...

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