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Other Side of the Mirror

Perhaps it was only a flash, a trick of weary eyes, but he was almost certain that he had seen something...wrong.

Emily Stocksdale, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

The moon hung lazily in the sky, barely illuminating the sheer cliffside and dark pines far below.  Shadows posed in eerie battle stances, their forms grotesque as they shifted with the wind.  He had not noticed until then how cold the night was, how unwelcoming.  Even the silence, usually so peaceful...

When Will the End Come for You?

It started as a jumble of numbers that would eventually form dates. Those dates set Madelyn Fynn apart from the rest of society, and they are the reason she is suspected of murder.

Julie Day, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Would you want to know what date you are going to die? Victoria Laurie poses this question in an admirable way in her novel When. Madelyn Fynn is a junior in high school who was given an innate ability to see the death-dates of everyone she sees. Maddie’s mother, an alcoholic widow, uses her daug...


:  “Their eyes met and suddenly, the epiphany of their existence was comprehended and grasped. They finally realized why they were perfect for one another. They were opposites.”

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014

They were opposites, you see. Black and white, high and low, hot and cold. The pair never agreed on any subject, not a single one. However, they knew that they were perfect for one another. How could that be? Their thoughts were separate, feelings separate, life separate. Yet, they were stuck together...

The Ultimate Disappearing Act

Though all of our findings, explorations, and technology, what do we really know about the world?

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014

From cards to cars, magic has always made people wonder what is behind the smoke and mirrors. The people want to know more, but what if they look to the other side of magic, not the illusions but to real magic? Most would pray to God for protection because they do not understand what it is or how it...

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