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Embrace the simple beauty in life

Published: April 17, 2008

In a cleaning splurge a few weeks ago, I shoved over forty pounds of paper, school stuff, and college advertising into a blue, plastic recycle bag. It was quite satisfying. While going through all that old stuff, I found something I wrote for a class two summers prior. The teacher had given us a few minutes and told us to write “what we believed...

Being sexually active means being aware

Published: April 17, 2008

It could be obvious: a discharge of pus, ulcerative lesions, or rectal bleeding. Read More »

Learning to apply the Butterfly Theory to life

Published: March 13, 2008

  I’m a fixer. Some people are ‘do-ers’ and others are ‘thinkers’. But no. Not me. I’m a fixer. Read More »...

Editorial: Writing Lab Policy causes complications

Published: March 13, 2008

As the lesson continues, students stare on, they stare right through the teacher into that familiar space known to all when focus just can’t make its way home. The students click pencils, chew pens, and nod in and out all because of one thing; MAP day. Read More »...

Judgement contributes to world hate

Published: March 13, 2008

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 »...

One chance, one Shot, one life

Published: March 13, 2008

  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

Published: March 13, 2008

  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

Published: March 13, 2008

  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

Published: March 13, 2008

 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 »...

Having a dream, keeping a dream, remembering a dream

Published: February 14, 2008

   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

Published: February 14, 2008

  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

Published: February 14, 2008

 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 »...