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A Day That Will Live in Infamy

A Day That Will Live in Infamy

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

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 eighth birthday. Just a normal Tuesday in September. But the gloomy feeling that day was just not...

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

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

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

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 noise. The last memory he had was going down the court with his teammate and was passed the ball. As...

The Disease of Addiction And The Damage It Leaves Behind

The Disease of Addiction And The Damage It Leaves Behind

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

December 10, 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 senior business major, Danielle Egan received a phone call that most have nightmares about. As she...

The Black Cloud Still Lurkes

The Black Cloud Still Lurkes

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

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 that always end up going well. But that wasn't the case yesterday. Yesterday both my uncle and my grandpa had s...

Young Volleyball Squad’s Season Comes to a Frustrating Close

Young Volleyball Squad's Season Comes to a Frustrating Close

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

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 White, who was the face of Mercy College volleyball since her freshman year on campus. Needless...

I Wish I Could Be There

I Wish I Could Be There

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

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.” And although I can’t speak for anyone else, I find this definition to be extremely inaccurate. See...

Generation of Technology, Generation of Disrespect

Generation of Technology, Generation of Disrespect

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

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 video of the police officer whose job was terminated due to the fact that he slammed a young female...

Life After Being Wrongfully Convicted

Life After Being Wrongfully Convicted

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

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 asked for his clothing and shoe size, and had gone back on his way. Deskovic hadn’t told anyone...

Confidence: It’s A Choice

Confidence: It's A Choice

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

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 fallen off of the wagon a bit. From going from being a dual athlete in college for the NCAA it is...

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

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

Marie Roser, Managing Editor

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 after each taste of something new. And for those who just can never seem to get enough of this book...

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