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The Reason I Try

The Reason I Try

Nistha Neupane, Reporter January 6, 2021

Why do I try so hard? That’s something I’ve been asked for as long as I can remember. Every time I’ve lent a hand. Every time I’ve aced a test. Every time I’ve won a game. And the list goes on....

Remote learning students face difficulties doing subjects where you need plenty of space, like art, at home.

Behind the screen, remote learning is harder than it looks

Nistha Neupane, Reporter September 14, 2020

By Wednesday, I’d  already had two mental breakdowns. By Thursday, I already had three quizzes. And by Friday, my eyes were so strained that I could barely look at the screen. I would stare at the lecture...

5 reasons why I hate COVID-19

5 reasons why I hate COVID-19

Gillian Knowles, Copy Editor September 11, 2020

You realize how many of your friends and family are idiots* If I'm being honest, this is both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, you get to find out just how stupid the people you associate with are....

The new norm

The new norm

Cadence Pov, Reporter September 11, 2020

The norm for me was when I sat down in a busy classroom with the teacher saying what the plan was for the day. I would get out my pencils and notebooks and ask my teachers whenever I had problems understanding...

Carson Sanders next to Joe Exotic, commonly known as the tiger king on the popular Netflix show. Photograph of Carson and his cat taken on the night of him getting her at the Richmond Road Walmart gas station.

Richmond Road Tiger King

Reporter saves cat, creates new friendship
Carson Sanders, Reporter May 7, 2020

With the new Netflix documentary series “Tiger King” gaining so much popularity, I was thinking I could be deserving of a similar title… just on a much more domestic level.  One day last October,...

Leslie is bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English.

My language makes me who I am

Leslie Reyes, Reporter May 5, 2020

 English wasn’t my first language. With both of my parents being Latinos, I was exposed to a whole different culture. When I started school, my palate only increased. After living all of my life surrounded...

Sadie has traveled the country and gone far and wide -- which makes determining where she is from a difficult situation.

Where I came from is a complicated question

Sadie Moore, Reporter May 2, 2020

When someone asks where I’m from, I never know how to answer them. I’ll ask them, “Do you mean where I lived the longest or where I was born?” It’s the perks of being a military brat.  After...

A picture of Conners avatar in Animal Crossing.

Quarantine vibes

Conner Payne, Reporter April 27, 2020

With the world unfolding all around us, I have reverted back to my ‘emo phase’. I’ve logged back on to my old social media accounts and abandoned all playlists that don’t include My Chemical Romance,...

All citizens are advised to stay indoors, with strict curfews being enforced.

Before it’s too late

Why does it always take losing something for us to really appreciate it?
Delia Tuttlebee, Print Editor April 21, 2020

As the COVD-19 pandemic sweeps across the nation, I think a lot of us are wondering how we didn’t understand how good we had it. My soccer season is gone, I can only talk to my friends through the internet,...

Change by 7,907 Miles

Change by 7,907 Miles

Nistha Neupane, Reporter April 8, 2020

Cell Phones. Computers. Even airplanes. For most Americans, these are casual day to day things. But for me, experiencing those for the first time 13 years ago felt like entering a completely new world.  Even...

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