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A Day That Will Live in Infamy

A Day That Will Live in Infamy
December 11, 2015

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...

Lyles Battles Back From Injury; Team Sits At 2-4

Lyles Battles Back From Injury; Team Sits At 2-4
December 10, 2015

Tysem Lyles opened his eyes and took a look around. He was lying on the ground in the middle of the basketball court with trainers gazing over him. His gasping and sobbing was heard in the background...

The Disease of Addiction And The Damage It Leaves Behind

The Disease of Addiction And The Damage It Leaves Behind
December 9, 2015

It was the last week of May in 2015. Flowers were in bloom, birds were chirping and the sun was shining enough one could feel it’s warmth. The cold of the winter seemed to be dissipating. That was until...

The Black Cloud Still Lurkes

The Black Cloud Still Lurkes
November 19, 2015

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...

Young Volleyball Squad’s Season Comes to a Frustrating Close

Young Volleyball Squad's Season Comes to a Frustrating Close
November 12, 2015

Losing seniors on a college team is never easy. Their experience and skill is not easily replaced. Hence the story of the Maverick 2015 volleyball team. Graduating was senior and outside hitter, Brenna...

I Wish I Could Be There

I Wish I Could Be There
November 6, 2015

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.”...

Generation of Technology, Generation of Disrespect

Generation of Technology, Generation of Disrespect
November 5, 2015

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...

Life After Being Wrongfully Convicted

Life After Being Wrongfully Convicted
Mercy Alum Jeffery Deskovic fought for 16 years to feel the sun one more time
November 2, 2015

A 33 year-old Jeffrey Deskovic had gotten a visit from his lawyer that September day in 2006. But the news he had brought with him was something that seemed too good to be true for Deskovic. His lawyer...

Confidence: It’s A Choice

Confidence: It's A Choice
October 22, 2015

I’ve always been considered a “big girl”. I’ve gotten called fat by people before and have walked down the halls wondering at points if thats how everyone else sees me. Currently I might have...

The Hunger Games Exhibition: A Journey Through The Life of Katniss Everdeen

The Hunger Games Exhibition: A Journey Through The Life of Katniss Everdeen
October 18, 2015

Like any good book series, “The Hunger Games” series became widely more popular through the movies portraying these books. With outrageous outfits and props it left fans in awe wanting more and more...

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