From the Editor’s Desk…

By Bridget Walsh Editor-in-Chief Welcome back. I hope everyone enjoyed their well-deserved winter break and managed to relax. This semester has really kicked into gear, papers are due, tests are being taken, and the weather has been confusing again. One can only imagine what to expect in the remainder of the month. February is a month filled with excitement and notable … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk…

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief Lately, I have been trying to open up about myself, and I think part of that requires me talking about my depression. I have been diagnosed for about a year and half. I probably had it longer than that, though. When I went to South Korea between my sophomore and junior year, I felt miserable throughout the trip. Objectively, everything … [Read more...]

Don’t rely on social media for your news intake

By Ellen Cicchitti Layout Editor Many people use social media, no matter what their age. I’ve seen teenagers as young as 13 conversing with people around the age of 70. Social media, especially Facebook and Twitter, provide people to hear different viewpoints and see other parts of the world through another’s posts. Even though I have a Facebook, and even though I … [Read more...]

Why you should go on a mission trip (to North Dakota)

By Maria Foreman Staff Writer Small towns, Knoephla soup, heavenly landscapes, funny accents, farmers, tractor rides, huge families and the greatest people you will ever meet. North Dakota is like stepping foot in the middle of a country song. I spent my past summer there on a mission trip and it was truly the best summer of my life. I went to North Dakota to become a … [Read more...]