Surviving for dummies: a student’s guide to life

A sprout grows in the face of resistance. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay) By Kyle Herron   For years, intellectuals like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau have influenced not only modern rhetoric, but the way in which we live our lives. After recently finishing Emerson’s “Self-Reliance,” I found it fitting that my concluding piece for this high school publication […]

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Spinning into distractions with Fidgets

Picture of the common type of spinner seen around schools. (Photo provided by: Amazon Toys & Games) By Erica Addington   Fidgets – the most recent big trend throughout schools. These little spinners have become a popular item among all schools, especially high school. The intent of these fidgets is to help students with ADD (Attention-Deficit Disorder) or ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity […]

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Reasons to avoid “Thirteen Reasons Why”: the disastrous effects one show created to millions who suffer worldwide

By Delaney Sizemore   If you experience suicidal thoughts or have lost someone to suicide, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741-741. In addition, this story contains episode spoilers and episode-by-episode trigger warnings for those who want to watch. Everyone is talking about Hannah Baker again, but is […]

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“Thirteen Reasons Why”’s call to society: Netflix show portrays realities of mental illness and suicide

Promotional poster for “13 Reasons Why”, featuring Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford. (Provided by http://www.spoilertv.com/2017/01/13-reasons-why-premiere-date-revealed.html)   By Hannah Hennessy   Suicide and mental illness in general is hard to talk about. When the subject is talked about, it is open to a lot of criticism. Thirteen Reasons Why, a recent Netflix original hit, discusses the gruesome reality of depression, bullying, and […]

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Experience new college opportunities close to home

Family Christian Center’s advertisement for their new University program. Photo curtesy from http://partners.seu.edu/fcc/ By Estacia Alejandro   Family Christian center in Munster, Indiana recently held a rally on April 27, 2017 announcing that the church is now considered not only a church but also a college campus. The main college campus of Southeastern University (SEU) is located in Lakeland, California. The […]

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