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Today I Quit My Job… Well One Of Em’

Today I Quit My Job… Well One Of Em’

Maritza Velasco, Staff Writer
January 7, 2016
Filed under Columnists, On A Tangent

I woke up this morning, hit the snooze button twice and rolled over three or four times before dragging myself out of bed. As I walked barefoot into the cold bathroom to turn on the shower, thoughts of how the rest of my day was going to go began to circulate through my mind. Once the steam from the... Read more »

A Day That Will Live in Infamy

A Day That Will Live in Infamy

Marie Roser, Managing Editor
December 11, 2015
Filed under Probably Maybe

I remember being a kid in the third grade. I had learned about the world wars, slavery and all those violent incidents in history class that we didn't comprehend were real. It was three days after my eighth birthday. Just a normal Tuesday in September. But the gloomy feeling that day was just not... Read more »

Actually, Kind of Afraid

Actually, Kind of Afraid

Rodney Jones, Impact Staff
December 3, 2015
Filed under The Roddington Hour

The fifth episode opens with Nick, having been thrown in a cell after the previous episode. Guardsmen attempt to take him away because of fever symptoms, but his cellmate, Strand, bribes the guards to leave him, as Strand knows what happens to those who are taken away. The story shifts to Liza, who... Read more »

The Black Cloud Still Lurkes

The Black Cloud Still Lurkes

Marie Roser, Managing Editor
November 19, 2015
Filed under Probably Maybe

Yesterday was hard. And a bit strange. I've had a hard time wrapping my hard around everything but I had prepared myself for it. And like most times when people get surgeries I'm used to quick surgeries that always end up going well. But that wasn't the case yesterday. Yesterday both my uncle and my grandpa had s... Read more »

Pissed Off: A Christmas Story

Pissed Off: A Christmas Story

Rodney Jones, Impact Staff
November 12, 2015
Filed under The Roddington Hour

  This column will be far different than my standard, because for the first time in a long while, one of my friends has gotten under my skin. This one issue has lead to another, and if I don’t write this out in some form of order, I am literally going to die. The end of August is always a... Read more »

I Wish I Could Be There

I Wish I Could Be There

Marie Roser, Managing Editor
November 6, 2015
Filed under Probably Maybe

When you look up the definition of family many different definitions come up with it. The first one defines a family as “a group consisting of parents and children living together in a household.” And although I can’t speak for anyone else, I find this definition to be extremely inaccurate. See... Read more »

Generation of Technology, Generation of Disrespect

Generation of Technology, Generation of Disrespect

Marie Roser, Managing Editor
November 5, 2015
Filed under Probably Maybe

Lately I’ve been slightly annoyed when scrolling through Facebook. And not for typical reasons of annoying girls or parents who just quite don’t understand how Facebook works. After seeing the video of the police officer whose job was terminated due to the fact that he slammed a young female... Read more »

LOST: The case of the Missing iPhone

LOST: The case of the Missing iPhone

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer
November 4, 2015
Filed under Real Talk

Sound the alarm, inform the authorities, someone call the pope! My best friend is missing. No I am not speaking about a human being, however it is something worth equally to me as my friends do. My gold, IPhone 6 is no longer safely tucked in my pants pocket. Nor is it warmed up by the heat... Read more »

Almost Afraid of the Walking Dead

Almost Afraid of the Walking Dead

Rodney Jones, Impact Staff
October 29, 2015
Filed under The Roddington Hour

This episode opens with everyone inside of the barbershop discussing how to escape. They feel a wall start to heat up and hear an alarm. They realize that the mob has set the store next door on fire. The group escapes directly through the front door, and head towards Travis’ truck. However, along the... Read more »

Quick Fix!

Quick Fix!

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer
October 29, 2015
Filed under Real Talk

Long are the days when people relied on exercise and eating healthy for their bodies to look fit or beautiful. These days its either people conceal their rolls with a corset, waist trainer or think that drinking tea for 14 to 28 day will somehow detoxify all the gluttony they have just taken part in.... Read more »

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