The Delta Statement

Employees have to deal with “Karens”, disrespectful individuals, and disturbances just for doing their job.

Endearing Yelp Reviews

Canderrian Brown, Social Media May 4, 2022

Food tastes as if a rat made it! ★☆☆☆☆ Michael B. said… This is for Lawrence, you understanding, patient, hardworking, stressed-out, underpaid and job-experienced loser! I come into...

I wanted to feel the jittering Holy Ghost electricity in my veins. I wanted to feel the chills and spine-tingling ecstasy...

Prodigals Come Home, Orphans Never Do.

River Ackley, Contributing Writer May 4, 2022

In my 28 years of existence, I have learned one thing very clearly: Whether or not a story is told depends entirely upon the teller. I will not say that my exodus from the Pentecostal Church has led me...

Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point.

Life is Good

Justin Anderson, Publisher May 2, 2022

The last seven months have been pretty crazy for me. Over the course of these past seven months, I have had more fun than I could imagine. While most of the fun has been close to home, I have drifted off...

Nashville, TN at night

A Weekend Trip to Nashville & This College Student’s First Attempt at Writing Gonzo

Justin Porter, Literary Journal May 2, 2022

Leaving the City We got on the bus early that first morning and left before the sun had time to awaken. It took a while to get where we were going. It took all morning, I remember. We were heading out...

...looking to buy five or six bottles of whatever stupid drink TikTok has tempted them with.

Selling Fuel to Wildfires

Lyra Flowers, Contributing Writer May 2, 2022

The thing is, I work at the liquor store. I’m not going to tell you which one since I would really like to keep my job--it makes me enough money to pay my bills, at least. I’ve stood behind the counter...

Illustration of cashier checking out a customer.

Gas Stations: Behind the Counter

Kaycey Raven, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

Working at a gas station is not all sunshine and rainbows, I assure you. For a little blink of insight, we have guns under the counter for our protection if needed. Let's just say, get ready for a crazy...

(Image from Cranbourne Secondary College Pedagogy Toolbox)

The Professional Critics are Always Right

Bill Schmidt, Professional Movie Critic April 29, 2022

People always say that these days, everyone’s a critic. That is simply not true. Sure, people might express their opinions about their “favorite” things, but that does not make them a critic. Instead,...

Riding the Annakeesta Sky Lift in Gatlinburg

Adjust Your Altitude

Chelsea Bryan, Copy Editor April 27, 2022

March 27, 2021: Morning  We loaded up into the car and made our way to Gatlinburg. Tenn., from little ole Jonesville, Louisiana. A small and underdeveloped town couldn’t hold down three wild girls...

Fortnite is one of the most popular video games in the world.

College Freshman Prepares for Final at 3 a.m. by Playing Fortnite

Harrison Seeley, Literary Journal April 27, 2022

Going to college is one of the biggest transitions in life. It can also be difficult balancing school, work and personal life.  Not so much for 18 year old Cody Topper. Head in the Game “My friends...

Things that are just not quite right tend to creep us out.

What Makes Things Creepy?

Emily Saucier, Copy Editor April 25, 2022

Why do we, as a species, go into panic mode when something isn’t quite right? Fear has been an essential part of survival for all of human history. We worry about predators, traps, and other threats...

Using the correct pronoun to identify someone does not have to be scary!

A Remedial Guide to Pronouns

Jay Loper, Copy Editor April 11, 2022

You learn about pronouns as early as elementary school, maybe even earlier. You learn possessive pronouns, like his and hers and even theirs.  It becomes an easy, normal part of your everyday speech.  A...

The School of Athens by Rafael in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City. The School of Athens is owned by the Vatican.

Why Take Philosophy in High School?

Justin Porter, Literary Journal April 1, 2022

What can students learn from this subject, and how can it change their perception of the world? The Benefits Philosophy can give students the ability to think about and question difficult topics. However,...