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What grade in middle school was your favorite? Why?

Chris Olsen, Contributor

March 3, 2020

  Jose: “I like 8th grade the best. The teachers are better and the work is easier.”   Jayden Anolin: “I liked 7th grade the best. All my classes were fun and I liked most of my classes.”   Wy...

When Is Lying Okay?

January 13, 2020

One day, you find yourself in a small, homey restaurant. Sitting alone with a book and a coffee, you can’t help but overhear the mumbled conversation between the girl at the counter and a gruff sounding man. You glance over, ...

Lying is Sometimes Justified

January 8, 2020

Imagine your best friend asks you about her shirt, which isn’t the prettiest of shirts. You don’t want to hurt her feelings so you tell her, “That is a great shirt.” She then goes out in public and goes the entire day ...

The Complicated Culture of Lying

January 8, 2020

Ask yourself, what would happen if your mother were to ask you if she could borrow your phone? Would you give it to her? Now imagine yourself in the same situation with a stranger. Would you run with the honor system and hope ...

When is Lying Ok?

January 8, 2020

Lying is a very debated topic all over the world. “Is lying okay?” or “When is lying okay?” is a common question among many people. According to the article “It’s the Truth: Americans Conflicted About Lying” from ...

When Is Lying Okay?

January 8, 2020

Lying-most of us do it everyday whether we are aware of it or not. We lie to control a person’s response and we lie to protect ourselves from the fear of the unknown. But when is it really acceptable to lie? When is lying okay? Som...

The Night of Evil 

December 6, 2019

Once there was a lady named Gloria Kingsley. She lived in the perfect little town where everyone knew everyone, and nobody went unnoticed. She was in her late fifties. Ms. Kingsley had no children, and was never married. She live...

An Unexpected Gift 

December 6, 2019

I never really cared about my birthday until 6th grade. I hated parties and large groups of people, so I never asked my parents to throw me a birthday party unlike the other kids who would hold grand parties and invite everyb...


November 22, 2019

My name is Bailey West, I’m sixteen years old, my life has been a series of very unfortunate events, and I just found out why! Most of my life I have lived in Augusta, Georgia. I recently moved to Athens, a huge city about tw...

The Neighbor

November 21, 2019

The moving trucks drive into a small boring city. This is Bob's first time having his own house and he lives alone. It’s a nice small city where everyone knows each other. The house to the right is a nice house with trimmed gr...

Scary Story

November 13, 2019

Tick. Tick. Tick. Tick. The clock ticked slowly, the sound echoing around the near-silent house. A cruel, emotionless laugh drowned out that familiar, monotone ticking, the only constant thing in this decrepit house since her ar...

Bus 57

Jellie Siat

October 11, 2019

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