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What’s Wrong with the World, Mama?

Mikayla Newham

December 13, 2018

I’ve always loved the song Where Is The Love? by the Black Eyed Peas and Justin Timberlake. I would, and still do to this day, rap all of the lyrics by The Black Eyed Peas and sing all of JT’s high notes in the chorus to my mom in the car. My favorite lyric to imitate to my mom is the first line of ...

Are You What You Want to Be?

December 11, 2018

Throughout the course of my life, I’ve always known that I love to perform. But I never really thought of the activities I did as performing. I just wanted to have fun doing whatever I did and I always had the energy to compete. I have always felt the urge to do anything and everything that I can. Whet...

A Moment of Silence for the Flawless Men of The NBHD

A Moment of Silence for the Flawless Men of The NBHD

Mikayla Newham

December 10, 2018

As I sat on the plane for six hours, awaiting my return to New York from the summer, I decided to make a bucket list, while listening to The Neighbourhood in my headphones. Some of the goals involved experiencing more of what New York has to offer, personal goals for myself, and spontaneous trips and activ...

Home on the Road

Home on the Road

Mikayla Newham

December 10, 2018

I can't think of anything better than getting in the car and going on joy ride or a spontaneous adventure. For me, I don’t mind doing it alone. As long the music is loud, I’m singing at the top of my lungs, and most importantly, there’s cruise control. There have been times where I have done this...

“Overdose with the Holy Ghost”

“Overdose with the Holy Ghost”

Mikayla Newham, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018

"I was diggin' me a hole big enough to bury my soul. Weight of the world, I gotta carry my own"- 2009, Swimming. His music wouldn't be the same if the lyrics didn't contain experiences of his mind altering thoughts and his battle with depression. Malcolm McCormick, better know as Mac Miller, express...

You Can’t Appreciate the Sun Without the Rain

You Can’t Appreciate the Sun Without the Rain

Mikayla Newham, Impact Staff

September 20, 2018

As I lie here awake, pondering whether I should write this or not, the thoughts going through my head make it hard for me to ignore. There have been numerous days and nights where I have done this exact same thing. Pondered, considered, and refrained, all due to fear of what others may think and fear ...

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