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Plead for Relief

Myrah Beverly, Contributor

February 25, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

  heavy snow pervades a pine tree's personal space and so it opens up for the perspicacious and devious branches bend backwards like an archer's bow reaching for something to grasp perhaps for support, perhaps for something elsewhere untangilable from the seed, trees construct themselves from the ground up en...

Geo’s Pics

Geo Quinain, Photographer

February 25, 2017


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Geo spent time at our local library looking through the lens for colorful unique photographs.    

Plight for the Picture #FlytheW

Myrah Rafiah Beverly, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

When did you see the Cub's trophy? "I saw it twice, once on January 7th and once on January 21st. The first one was in Rockford and we waited for 4 hour, 1 hour inside and 3 hours outside in the negative degrees. Second time was 30 minutes. It was at a Cubs Convention; everyone was going for the au...

Presidential Corruption In South Korea

Presidential Corruption In South Korea

Jessica Lim, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Home, News

Two million standing in protest in late November, 2016 President Park Geun Hye (65) of South Korea has been embroiled in a massive political scandal revolving around the controversial relationship with her long-time friend and confidante, Choi Soon Sil, daughter of religious cult leader Choi Tae Min. B...

Valentine’s Day: Ancient Holiday or Hallmark Holiday?

Alex Garner, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under News

Valentine's Day has mostly been known as a day to celebrate relationships as well as another one of Hallmark's holidays full of gifts, flowers, chocolate, and stuffed teddy bears. But are people aware of its true origins? Or has its initial importance of spreading love and appreciation been drowned...

Bitter

Bitter

Riley Doyle, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Home

Something bitter at the base of my bones Rises up in zones   Something bitter starts in my chest With immorality it hopes to manifest   Something bitter in the crook of my neck Aims to wreck and wreck   Something bitter comes from my throat Takes my body with one vote   ...

Greatest Comeback in Pro American Sports: Super Bowl LI

Caitlin Hanley, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

Super Bowl LI ended in overtime with a score of 34-28, was by far one of the most exciting games in the history of Super Bowl's from the first overtime game to Lady Gaga jumping off from the roof! This game was one of the best comebacks of all time in sports history.  The game had started out ...

Academy Award Predictions

Tamron Stovall, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives

The 89th Academy Awards are upon us, which means it's time for plenty of speculation and drama over which actors, directors, and producers will be taking home awards. As expected, there is plenty of competition in the most anticipated categories, such as Actor in a Leading Role, Actress in a Leading...

Strides of March: Women March for Change

Humera Khaleel, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under News

The Women’s March on Washington was organized by four national co-chairs and a national coordinating committee. The four co-chairs were Linda Sarsour, the executive director of the Arab American Association of New York; Tamika Mallory, a political organizer and former executive director of the Natio...

Meme of the Month – February

Hailey Szadowski, Contributor

February 8, 2017


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This month's meme is "Roll Safe." From a screencap of a mini documentary posted to YouTube, the meme features actor Kayode Ewumi pointing to his head as if he was thinking. In addition, the picture is accompanied with a statement including flawed, yet plausible, logic. This clever meme pokes fun at...

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