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Our universe is 13.6 billion years old, and I somehow had the luck to exist at the same time as you. (Photo from Pinterest)

I’ll Take You To Mars If You Promise To Sing Me To Sleep

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor January 21, 2021

Worlds apart, I cherish thy love and warmth you give Eternally, I swear, with the very life I choose to live Arrows sprang from Cupid's bow and set my coat aflame Requiting my fondness with his...

As 2020 came to a close, it marked the end of a monumental year in history. From popular icons passing away and natural disasters to new discoveries, a lot has occurred in the year 2020. Photo collage by Melody Scott.

Saying Goodbye to 2020: Five Things You May Have Missed During the Year

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2021

As the ball dropped on Jan. 31, 2020, people across the nation and globe celebrated the end of a monumental year. From the COVID-19 outbreak to Presidential and Senate elections, 2020 was one for the books....

“McDonald’s, the beloved fast food restaurant of many Americans, has a total 36,899 restaurants in 120 different countries, and the company is not done yet expanding their locations.”

McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon

Grace Wood, Sports Editor December 3, 2018

McDonald’s, the beloved American fast food restaurant chain, has a total of 36,899 restaurants in 120 different countries, and the company is not done yet expanding their locations. In their new project,...

Stars aren’t meant to be heard in the vacuum of space. They’re only meant to scream endlessly into the silent void.

An Infinite Cacophony of Light

Tinaye Gibbons, Staff Writer April 15, 2016

Stars are not meant to be heard. Endlessly floating, Surrounded by dust and emptiness With oblivion awaiting them. Stars speak their own language. Elegantly phrasing, Beckoned by thoughts and avidness With...

Dancing in starlit puddles of light, she calls to us, waits for us.

Celestial

Megan Hoffman , Staff Writer November 2, 2015

She dances through the galaxy, Cloaked in luminosity, Her dark hair mocking the swirling of stars, She wanders the moons, A shimmering star in the distance.   The freckles along...

NASA Astronaut to Make History

Maddy James, Staff Writer April 24, 2015

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly departed in the morning of March 27th on a Russian rocket from Kazakhstan with the intent to set the world record for longest time spent on a space station at a single time –...

The world has a lot of unknown stories and adventures that are waiting to be discovered. Don’t be afraid to be different to try to do be someone different and to take the chance to try them.

The Waving Test

Amanda Lewsader , Staff Writer March 26, 2015

“Don’t forget your lunch! It’s on table!” yelled my mom. Does she not know exactly how many tables there are in here? We practically live in a futuristic manufacturing factory that constructs...

The Philae Lander drifts smoothly into its rendezvous with comet 67P, marking the climax of the Rosetta mission.  The Lander, launched March 2, 2004, took over ten years to reach its landing point, circling the sun numerous times before finally riding up alongside the comet.  “With Rosetta we are opening a door to the origin of planet Earth and fostering a better understanding of our future,” Jean-Jacques Dordain, the Director General of ESA said.

Catching the Comet

Bim Peacock, Photo Editor December 4, 2014

Space exploration hit a historical landmark Wednesday, November 12 when a man-made probe landed on a travelling comet, 310 million miles from Earth.  The touchdown occurred at 4:03 a.m. GMT, when the...

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