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Not a Sleeping Beauty

Not a Sleeping Beauty

Avery Wall , Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2018

Tick-tock Here we go again Blank walls and counting popcorn The ceiling is slacking Tick-tock Wakefulness drags on Leaving me with no chance The moon rises Bright and proud Tick-tock The sleepless...

His Eyes

His Eyes

Hailey Alderman, Staff Writer February 20, 2018

His deep blue ocean marbled with wonders of green Underneath that beautiful color multiplied Mysteries that will never be unseen. Creatures swim aimlessly trying to be untied Others trying hard to...

Who am I

Who am I

Wenqi Hu, Staff Writer February 19, 2018

Lights come out through the window-shades Now I can see the stranger in the glass: Distorted smile The blues tunes are screaming on the radio Raindrops take away remorse tears I moan My despair...

In the Cut of the Mountain

In the Cut of the Mountain

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher February 17, 2018

Quiet and still, gazing down the slopes— only blinking when necessary. Vision flickers from one tree to the next. Each never ending from top to bottom. Taking in the large distance between the...

For Stoneman Douglas High School

For Stoneman Douglas High School

Rebecca Dickson , Staff Writer February 15, 2018

Lockers Slam Book Bags Zip Clumsy chatter fills the Hall Dry Erase Markers Squeak “Good Afternoon Class” Binders Open, Pages Turn “Did you Do the Homework?” Bam, Bam, Pow Screams...

The Sweetest Lie: A Pakistani Folktale

The Sweetest Lie: A Pakistani Folktale

Hadia Zafar , Staff Writer December 25, 2017

Once upon a time, there was a king so generous and kind. He would always wander across the streets in disguise to listen to his people’s conversations, their problems, and their thoughts. One fine...

A Psalm of Life

A Psalm of Life

Ayesha Tariq, Staff Writer December 5, 2017

This inspiring poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, (1807 - 1882) was first published in 1838. It uses an ABAB rhyming pattern. Longfellow explained the poems purpose as "a transcript of my thoughts and...

They Toured 6th Street After Dark

They Toured 6th Street After Dark

Rachel Red, Contributing Writer November 19, 2017

One morning as tear gas ghosts waft from sobbing streets, A little boy huddles inside a car. The left door is missing.  The boy remembers Metal shrieking the previous night, and Flares and flashlight...

Cartoon by Caleb Welch, a DSU Digital Media Arts major

Statesman VS The Fighting Okra

Kaitlyn Walker, Social Media Editor November 19, 2017
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Ellen Hoog Goes to the Circus with You

Ellen Hoog Goes to the Circus with You

Bugg Davis, Contributing Writer November 17, 2017

Close the dike for the day And go fly a kite, but watch out, Ellen will kick you And the birds will lick you [cute]. Get ten cakes while you’re out, Eat them all in one day See a magic show- it’s...

I’m Just Going to Highlight the Important Parts

I’m Just Going to Highlight the Important Parts

Jack Reddecliff, Contributing Writer November 17, 2017

  You do need sleep, go to sleep. You can’t sleep 3 hours a night and function. Coffee isn’t a replacement for sleep. When stress drinking don’t choose liquor. When stress drinking...

My Adventures with Mark Begin

My Adventures with Mark Begin

Wyatt O'Keefe, Copy Editor November 5, 2017

What happened that night was so strange, and yet so real. It seemed to have lasted for quite some time, yet it was only in a single night! I will try to explain it as best as I can. The details are so...