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A variety of family photos lay on a desk. The definition of a family is becoming more and more diverse in Western society.

Not so nuclear

Story by Aislyn Echols, Opinion Editor February 25, 2022

One working dad, one stay at home mom and two kids: one boy, one girl. On the outside, a flawlessly white picket fence surrounds the red brick, two-story house, and a golden retriever runs about in the...

Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Story by Mikayla Zverina, culture editor April 16, 2021

It is no secret that this year has had its trials, especially with the notorious strains the coronavirus has put on individuals. One person’s family in particular has been greatly affected by this seemingly...

Autism is defined as a serious neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact.

Love is all you need

Story by Katey Pappas, staff writer December 16, 2020

Autism is defined as a serious neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. Symptoms can vary widely, and common symptoms include difficulty with communication, difficulty...

A moving resignation

A moving resignation

Story by Peyton Sims , Editor in chief July 22, 2020

It’s no surprise that resigning positions comes with the burden of saying farewell to the campus you once called home. However, along with all of the packing and goodbyes comes an abundance of new...

Brotherly love

Brotherly love

Story by Emma LeFors, staff writer October 10, 2019

Sophomore Faith Bellamy sits on the high, uncomfortable stool, working on the biology homework on her desk. She checks the time on her phone, then places it facedown on the table, revealing the sticker...

Older influences

Older influences

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer October 9, 2019

Beginning from the earliest moments of my childhood, I always sensed there was something different about my parents. It wasn’t how my mother smothered my three-year-old head with nauseating amounts of...

Joel Dillahunty holds a sign to encourage passing drivers. Dillahunty and his daughter stood near the road before school.

It’s a sign

Story by Anna Grace Jones, editor in chief October 6, 2019

They stand on the corner of Summerhill and Kennedy, out of the way but present. They hold signs of encouragement and reassurance for passerbyers to see on their morning drive. “You are worth it” and...

Graphic by Holland Rainwater

The time machine

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer January 31, 2019

There is a corridor that I have walked many times – a hallway that leads me to the past. The walls are covered by a timeless coating of memories printed upon monochrome pages. With every step, I advance...

Drifting apart

Drifting apart

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer October 4, 2018

Family is one of the most important things to nearly everyone, but sometimes the distance between a family causes them to grow apart. When you live in one country, and your family lives in another, it...

Charli Hüter and her family pose in front of her grandparents home in Hessen, Germany. Charli visited her family this past summer.

Uniting cultures one goal at a time

Story by Charli Hueter , staff writer August 20, 2018

“Goal!” My cousin, Erich Hüter, was elated. His bright, blue eyes glittered. Not a soul in the cozy Hüter household in Frankfurt, Hessen could deny the anxious rhythm of his pitter-patter breath....

Freshman Makenzie Hoferts father was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, a severe condition that slowly runs its course through the bodys respiratory system. Makenzie refuses to stop hoping that her father will heal; she shares a special bond with him. Submitted photo

Hanging onto hope

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer February 2, 2018

She closes her eyes to escape the reality of the world. Her heart jumps out of her chest, her skin turns pale and her lips began to quiver. Her cries flood the room, and her screams echo off the walls....

Along with her aunt, Betsy Lavender, sophomore Hollan Borowitz has her photo made with former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Submitted photo

Encounters with Clintons leaves lasting impressions

Story by Hollan Borowitz, staff writer December 22, 2017

A little girl stands attentively and looks up hopefully at the podium.  Her mom says, “This woman is very important.”  “Why is she important?” the child asks. “Her husband...

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