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...]

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...]