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Federica Medici, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

When I was on the plane, I thought about everything: memories, friends, family, and life; I was happy, depressed, and surprised all at the same time. To tell the truth, I didn’t know specifically what I felt. For me, this...

The right to bear arms?

Jeremy Janssen, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

Columbine, Aurora movie theater, Sandy Hook; every time one of these incidents happen it brings up the discussion of gun control. Will stricter gun control laws help prevent these tragedies happening? Some people might th...

Death of the Printed World

Dilyara Gafurova, Managing Editor

May 2, 2013

Statistics say that the number of people reading books – not magazines or newspapers – has recently increased. It’s a surprising fact, as the tempo of life gets faster, and it seems as people don’t have any free time. ...

A Week in Washington, D.C. : Foreign Exchange Student Travels To Capital

Dilyara Gafurova, Managing Editor

May 2, 2013

The first thing I found out as soon as I exited Washington Dulles airport is it’s not much warmer in the capital than it is in St Francis. My dreams of seeing flourishing cherry trees seemed naive at the moment. That Monday...

Spring Into All New Style: Winter’s Passed It’s Time To Air-Out Wardrobes

Olivia Vandersteen, Staff Writer

May 2, 2013

Spring brings warmer weather, chirping birds, and hopefully a new life to our wardrobe. This year’s Spring styles include far beyond the basic florals and pastels. They venture far and wide and present bold stripes and delicate...

Opinion: Parents Helping Out V.S. Paying Your Own Way (Counterpoint)

Mitch Greene, Staff Writer

May 2, 2013

When I turned 16 and got my drivers license, one of the first questions in my mind was “How the heck am I gonna pay for everything?” A car, gas, insurance, parking permits, maintenance, and other everyday expenses that come...

Opinion: Parents Helping Out V.S. Paying Your Own Way

Ashley Johnson, Staff Writer

May 2, 2013

Money makes  the world go around. Some people have it and some people don’t, and unless you’re a philosopher peering deeply into the meaning of life, money does buy happiness. Nowadays, there are generous, loving parents...

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