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One chance, one Shot, one life

March 13, 2008

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  A few weeks ago, I had softball practice, swim team, my brother’s carpool, a doctor’s appointment, homework, and newspaper stories due. I was home a total of about 15 minutes each day. I only saw my family in the mornings and I usually ate dinner by myself or wherever I was when I was out. I always had tons to do for everyone else and no ti...

Remembering to keep all of your important firsts in life

March 13, 2008

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  Life is full of firsts: first word, first day of school, first kiss. The list goes on.Some of life’s greatest moments are unforgettable. They’re the kind of stories you tell your kids, who go on to tell their kids, who go on to tell their kids. And since I’ve got no kids to tell my stories to, I guess you’ll have to do… Read More »...

Keeping best friends really matters

March 13, 2008

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  Every friendship certainly goes through many stages. A different environment and different interests as well as growing experience can lead to change in friendships. The relationship between two people never stays the same, because each person depends on too many things that have impact on the person and therefore on the friendship. Read Mor...

When being yourself and keeping friends was easy

March 13, 2008

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 Things have changed a lot since Kindergarten. It used to never matter what you wore or how your hair looked when it came to making friends. Everyone liked you for who you are. Making friends was the easiest thing to do, but now it seems that loosing them is even easier. Read More »...

Judgement contributes to world hate

March 13, 2008

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Your heart pace quickens as you begin to tense up. The tingling sensation in your spine begins to claw at your insides, the clenching pain in your gut, accompanied by the overall feeling of frustration engulfs you in a sea of anguish. The feeling of being judged. Read More »...

It’s still my word: Learning from the past, looking towards the future

February 14, 2008

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  I feel old. Granted, I know I’m not. Within the context of my parents or grandparents, 17 seems quite young. But when I look back at the past three years of high school, and all of the things I’ve been through and learned... yeah... Read More »...

It’s still my word: Another year older, another thing learned

February 14, 2008

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  Two weeks ago, I finally turned 18. And instead of nervous excitement, the joy of being thrust into adulthood, I was filled with contemplation. Read More »...

Do us all a favor; it’s time to get a room

February 14, 2008

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With today being Valentine’s Day, the editorial staff decided to bring something up that has been a problem at North for quite a while. Although it’s listed as a serious offense in the student handbook, anyone is practically guaranteed to see some Public Displays of Affection while walking through the halls at North. Read More »...

A mission trip changes view on life

February 14, 2008

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  We Americans take for granted all the great things we have in this country. On Christmas Day I left for a mission to Mexico called “Love Knows No Borders”. Read More »...

Having a dream, keeping a dream, remembering a dream

February 14, 2008

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   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader, an activist, a father, a minister, a writer, a prisoner, and most importantly a hero to us all. He had a dream 40 years ago, and that dream is still embedded in many of our minds today.   But the question is: Will the image of King delivering his speech to over two hundred supporters from the steps of th...

Electronics break up communication

February 14, 2008

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  Without some sort of electronic, that is. Whether it’s texting, cell phones, MySpace, Facebook, you name it, everybody seems to be talking electronically. What happened to the good old days? Read More »...

Obsession leading away from things that matter most

February 14, 2008

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 When I first started playing, it was for fun. Little did I know that it was going to turn into an obsession, a passion. Guitar Hero, you’ve heard of it and you’ve probably played it. But chances are you’ve haven’t played it like me. I suck at it, and I mean really, really suck at it. Read More »...

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