Category Archives: Free writes

How the Rain Killed Spirit

This week was spirit week for Susquehannock High School, consisting of theme days, a pep rally, a tailgate and a Homecoming football game.  However, this wonderful tropical storm decided to role in, and this happened: As a member of Student … Continue reading

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The Cliche First Day of School

By the time a student reaches high school they have had nearly 9+ first days of school. Besides the fact that we get older and look (and hopefully act) more mature than we did in the previous year, not much … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game

As the weeks go by and the weather gets warmer (?), nothing is more agonizing than waiting for important, life-changing, news: college acceptance letters, SAT scores, scholarship opportunities, and job interviews. All of the delays may have you stressed, but … Continue reading

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Weird Dreams

You know how people say that every dream means something? Supposedly, every detail in your dream is there because your subconscious is dealing with it. If all of this is true, then what does my dream say about me? Should … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Best Old Shows

(The cast of the Cosby Show. Image from http://tvlistings.zap2it.com/tv/the-cosby-show/photo-gallery-detail/EP00017073/292916?aid=zap2it.) In honor of Black History Month, I would like to recognize the best shows from my childhood, which had a small part to play in who I am today. These shows taught … Continue reading

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The Bag of Candy Corn (part two)

October 22, 5:17 pm Jenna made it through the whole week-end and today without saying the words candy corn to me.  However, she’s getting on my nerves in many other ways.  These days, she’s just so enthusiastic about life.  I think … Continue reading

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The Calamities of Calculus

  Me: It’s not you…it’s me. Calculus: I know. I get that a lot. But, since you’re stuck with me and we cannot break up until next semester, what is the second derivative of -sin(2x^2+7y^6-2xy)^3=y? Calculus, defined by dictionary.com as: a method of calculation, especially one of … Continue reading

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The Gift of Deceit

  The Gift of Deceit Revenge is the battle that cannot be won. It has had many challengers, yet still remains undefeated. It’s the bonded emotions of jealousy and rage which push those into a war that will only hurt … Continue reading

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Giveaway: My Makeup and Skincare Favorites

Four of my favorite makeup products are from the brand Benefit. First is The Pore-Fessional primer is hands down my favorite primer on the market! It smooths over pores, fine lines and imperfections — making your face feel smooth and keeping … Continue reading

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Procrastination and the Board Game Convention

September stories are due tomorrow. I am telling you this because it is possible that you, not unlike me, were previously unaware; not only have I not written an article, I haven’t signed up, and didn’t even think I had … Continue reading

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