A Toxic Town

A Toxic Town

Elizabeth Gartland, Student Life Editor and Poll Creator

January 18, 2017

It’s a place of toxic love of toxic life. Everyone is ‘different’ but shares the same future because they are all a bit too scared to take a risk. It's a toxic town. A town of hatred, of jealousy, of growing up too fast. A town of people trying to be everyone else and incapable of forgettin...

Safety in Fear

Elizabeth Gartland, Student Life Editor

December 9, 2016

Can a person feel safest in the same place they feel most danger or fear? I suppose this question could be interpreted many different ways, but listen here. My simple answer is yes. Now allow me to explain and even confess. People feel safest in their own brain. They feel safe because only they know what ...

Prose: A Thousand Fortnights

Emilee Wise, Creative Writing Student

November 14, 2016

Across the parched deserts of Gastar, over many high, hidden mountains, and past a luminous river wrapped in gleaming teal rested an immense palace of milky marble, cool and crisp against its neighboring ocean of golden sand.  Deep within its luscious depths abided a massive lion, lounging on velvet rugs and...


Emma McCarry, Guest Creative Writer

January 17, 2016

When Haru came back to the room, it was quiet. Like water before a stone is dropped, the air seemed still, resistant to shifting around his body. He didn’t make much effort to cut past the thick, frozen atmosphere that had settled here in the days since Ryan’s death, but simply sat a few inches fro...

Folktale: Tales of Hypno

Duke Johnson, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

Foreword from the Creative Writing Editor: This was a submission for the folktale assignment in Creative Writing, written by junior Duke Johnson. No major edits were made. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- There once was a boy named Gark, who lived during th...

I Wish I Knew Who Has It Worse

Maddie Bero, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015

There is no one who really gets it. I have not met anyone who has gone through what I have. My experience, my life, is unique. Kaitlyn Mason, Cancer Survivor. Kaitlyn Mason, Jen’s, Arden’s and Evan’s best friend. Daughter of Jessie Johnson and Matt Mason, but being raised by her step-mother, ...

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