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When Time Stands Still

When Time Stands Still

March 22, 2018

When time stands still Will we be locked in this moment forever? With this string attached to our hearts Over miles and miles away. When time stands still Can my soul race back to you To stand still in time forever With you.  ...

Here I Sit

Here I Sit

March 22, 2018

  Here I Sit as the jay bird beckons from a distance that makes his sweet song barely audible. Wind kisses my arms and legs, with her sweet lips she brings cool Air that rushes over you. Leaving your body replenished from the smoldering heat. Sunlight pours over the roof of the house casting down its glory ont...

Stay Away, No One Wants Your Germs!

Stay Away, No One Wants Your Germs!

March 22, 2018

Lately, the flu is going around campus. Students and faculty alike are getting sick, and some believe that it is okay to come to class if they are feeling a little under the weather. However, even just "a little sick" can still spread the virus around to other people. According to AccuWeather, “A total of 97 influenza-associated pediatric deaths have been reported for the 2017-2018 season.” While this is significantly lower than...

First Loves

First Loves

March 22, 2018

When I see you I melt  it’s the strongest thing I’ve ever felt  The way you make me feel  it’s so unreal The thought of you being my first  makes my insides burst  But I want you to carry me through the door  of our home  where we never have to be alone    ...

The Endangered Species List Grows Shorter

The Endangered Species List Grows Shorter

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Spring 2018

10 Animals and Their New Statuses

Flood

Flood

March 22, 2018

It won’t stop raining Rain beats against the tin roof Sounds like it’s going to cave It isn’t strong enough to hold It will flood The water keeps rising Worry rushes over me Soon it will come through the front door I won’t be able to stop it It will flood Daddy always use to say Everything is going to be ok He w...

Unanswered

Unanswered

March 22, 2018

Why’d I let you hurt me again You said you were gonna be there ‘til the end Everyone tells me to leave you alone that I’m better off when you’re gone But I can’t let go of you Because my love for you is true Love isn’t supposed to feel this way We fight all the time, all day I just need a...

Rising Neo-Nazism in America

Rising Neo-Nazism in America

March 22, 2018

In recent news, there has been more talk about neo-Nazism groups taking a more active role in protests and/or rallies. While neo-Nazism has been nearly unheard of in the U.S. until the bloody Charlottesville incident a few months ago, neo-Nazis groups like the political American Nazi Party have been growing in popularity and v...

What Not to Do as a College Student

What Not to Do as a College Student

March 22, 2018

I pace around my private room I received after becoming a resident assistant (RA) this semester. Both sides are decorated, but one side is clearly more lived in than the other. My bed is messy from me sleeping in it for a quick nap since I can’t sleep like a normal person, or a regular college student with a full 15-...

Why Pulling an All-Nighter Is Not a Good Idea

Why Pulling an All-Nighter Is Not a Good Idea

March 22, 2018

College is a fun yet stressful time for young adults starting a new chapter in their lives; however, with university life comes with heavy coursework and projects that take up much of student’s time during the day and night. According to a study at Brown University, only 11 percent of students reported they get a decent amoun...

The Place

The Place

March 22, 2018

I'll tell you, guys, about a place Where there's no evil, only good, Where there are warm and sunny days, And skies are luminous and blue. I love that place, I miss that place, But there's no way to make it there, I still keep praying for the best, And hope to visit it someday. I'll tell you, guys, about a place,...

that is the rock itself

that is the rock itself

March 21, 2018

(mostly,) when Sisyphus was pushing the rock his hands would sting and his bones would start to ache and in those moments he'd be too tired to keep going and let the rock roll   down while he was still far away from the top   the first time this happened Sisyphus fell to his knees...