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The Real Story of Cinderella

“…everyone knows the story of the evil stepmother that locks the pure and innocent girl in the house and forces her to act to her every whim and wish, but no one knows the real story of ‘dear’ Cinderella.”

Noelle Walker, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 12, 2015

“CINDERELLA!” I shreiked, crumbling the newspaper into a tight ball. Yet another false article was written about what tortures ‘precious’ Cinderella were put through while she was in my care. The newspaper this week had the headline: Cinderella reveals more of the horrors she went through whi...

Being a Bird

A bird lives life in a witty excitement. It never has worried about the hectic ways of life that we humans live.  
Picture used with permission by Austin Gray

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015

I observe dawn break into a vivid sky of the deepest watercolor blues you can imagine, To think that I am gazing at wonders of Earth, And asking how it happened. I admire the perching birds singing their glorious melodies, They seem to carry the songs within their wings. Without a doubt,...

From Behind the Glass

The wind howls, and the sun peers through the clouds. Haylie Shea Hatch studies the world around her because she knows some will never gaze upon the colors that the sun paints into the sky. Hatch breathes in the world, so she can show others how to breathe it out.

Julie Day, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

The smell of fresh bread wafts down the suburban boulevard while the limitless atmosphere hoists cotton-like clouds in place overhead. Perhaps there are fluorescent street lights and late city nights. There are people dotting the globe, always on the move. Time is just a man-made concept; time is infinite. Unfortunately,...

Dreams of Dystopia

We all love the popular dystopian, post-apocalyptic books, but let’s be honest: none of us would last a minute in those worlds.

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

Post-apocalyptic, dystopian series such as Divergent, Matched, the Hunger Games, and the Maze Runner have recently become very popular. Many people believe they would prefer to live in those worlds instead of ours, which is understandable; the exciting battles and amazing heroes make our world seem so...

What Women Don’t Know About Love

There are many different types of love in this world, but never the same love twice.

Lyndsay Hampton, Staff Writer

December 16, 2013

In a world where romantic movies dominate box offices and Valentine’s Day yields revenue of millions for candy companies and Hallmark, false expectations have been formed in the minds of the average American woman ranging in ages from puppy-loving teens to married seventy year olds. The things that...

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