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Leaving Your Comfort Zone Behind Isn’t Easy

Leaving Your Comfort Zone Behind Isn’t Easy

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
April 23
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They say your college years are supposed to be the best years of your life. I’m not going to lie to you, but they were mine. As April comes to an end, and I have a mere four weeks left here at Mercy, I now realize that the last four years have shaped me into someone I am proud to be. Sure, mistakes...

Love Comes Like a Dream and Leaves Like a Nightmare

Love Comes Like a Dream and Leaves Like a Nightmare

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
March 21
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

Heart beats fast. Colors and promises. How to be brave? How can I love when I’m afraid to fall? But watching you stand alone. All of my doubts suddenly goes away somehow. All of my life I have sat here and watched people come and go from my life, most of the time not telling anyone how I feel a...

The Hardest Letter I’ve Ever Had To Write…

The Hardest Letter I’ve Ever Had To Write…

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
February 20
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

To the kid I thought was my best friend, I know you probably don’t want to talk to me, hence the reason you probably haven’t been answering my texts, Read More »...

Your Lips Are Movin’

Your Lips Are Movin’

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
February 7
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

Known for being the shortest month, and the one where so many celebrate love with Valentine’s Day, February 2015 is a month I considered to be a “perfect month” aesthetically.   Read More »...

Red in the Face, But Not by Choice

Red in the Face, But Not by Choice

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
January 29
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

Looking in the mirror is one of the first things, people do in the morning, and it just so happens to not be one of my favorite things. Read More »...

Chapter 12 of 12

Chapter 12 of 12

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
December 30
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

2014 was a crazy year for sure. Read More »...

Things Change and People Change

Things Change and People Change

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
December 1
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75 days is a long time to be away from home, but 730 days is even longer. Read More »...

Broken Crayons Still Color

Broken Crayons Still Color

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
November 28
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

It tears me apart when I see my loved ones depressed. Read More »...

Sometimes You Have To Be a Ted Mosby

Sometimes You Have To Be a Ted Mosby

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
November 12
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"Kids, I am going to tell you an incredible story. The story of..." Not how I met your mother, but just a story. Read More »...

Not Strawberry Blonde, It’s Red.

Not Strawberry Blonde, It’s Red.

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
October 29
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

“What’s good Ginge?” One of the things I hear every day. Oddly enough, I’m okay with it. Being a red head doesn’t go without the name calling, ginger jokes, and of course questions. Read More »...

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