From the Editor’s desk…

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief When Rome went from being a republic to a dictatorship, people were not upset; they were relieved. They were relieved because citizens were stressed out about the politics going on within the government and their responsibility related to the Roman community. So, when Caesar rolled in and basically took control of things, Roman citizens … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk…

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief Recently, I had a short amount of time in which I did not have access to my phone, and it affected me more than I would like to admit. It was only for the span of 24 hours, but in that time, there were some funny withdrawal effects. Whenever I was bored, I would reach into my right-hand pocket, only to remember there was nothing I could … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk…

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief How’s it going everyone? Welcome back! I hope everyone had an awesome summer. Half of mine was spent in South Korea while the other half was spent working at a warehouse putting stickers on cable boxes. It is good to be back in school. Last semester I studied abroad in Greece, so I have been gone for a while. I missed a lot of … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk…

By Chris Shaddock Sports Editor (Future Editor-in-Chief) How’s it going everyone? My name is Chris, and I have the privilege of being the Editor-in-Chief for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Some things about me: I am quiet, lackadaisical and always aim to do what others usually would not. Aside from writing for The Minstrel, I run cross country and track for the … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk…

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief In November, The Minstrel published my article “‘Sexual orientation’ missing from non-discrimination policies.” Seeing this article published was a proud moment for me as a journalist. I’m glad my article is still leading to faculty discussions four months later, and was glad to see “sexual orientation” being included in the NSSEE … [Read more...]