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Go ask your mom

Go ask your mom

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

March 31, 2019

We were in the car driving back from one of my weekly therapy sessions, and my mom started talking about Suzan, her best friend at the time. She took a deep breath and said she had to tell me something. “Suzan and I… are dating,” she said. “I knew it! I knew it!” (because I had, in fact, pre...

Needle in a haystack

Needle in a haystack

Ally Ortmann, features + in depth editor

December 4, 2018

Chatter fills the Senior Hall as Principal Dr. Michael Havener, smiles and greets students. Hearing his phone ring, he diverts his attention to the voice on the other end of the line. The news he receives knocks the wind out of him. He asks them to repeat. Everything, the bustle of heading to class,...

Copter concerns

Copter concerns

Thomas Birmingham, news writer

October 4, 2016

Imagine sitting at your desk, working through a fresh pile of new assignments. You look up and see your mom or dad hurrying over to you. They stop at your side, carefully peering at what you’ve accomplished so far. Then begins the series of typical questions. ‘How’s it going? Need help with anythin...

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