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It can be hard to let go. Be at peace with your past friendships, but do not be scared
to embrace the opportunity to make more.

Drifting away from friends

Addison Martin, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

Change is inevitable. For many students, the transformative stage of graduating high school and going to college is a huge step that can seem difficult to overcome. This is a part of life when you begin...

Junior Karlie Carr performs in “The Care and Feeding of Baby Birds” and takes the audience on a roller coaster of emotions while doing so. Cast members wore clear mouth shields in order to more easily express emotions, while still protecting the audience.

Directors’ showcase sparks emotions in cast and audience

Addison Martin, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, Theatre at Southeastern held a directors' showcase featuring four one-act plays directed entirely by students. The first play performed was “The Care and Feeding of Baby Birds,”...

2020 was a dumpster fire of illness, sadness and self-doubt for many people.

2020 sucked

Rebecca Carroll, News Editor April 21, 2021

There is no denying that 2020 was a year of loss. Millions of people are dead as a result of COVID-19. Many more were left to feel the effects. So many dismal things happened in 2020 it would be impossible...

In Moxie, a 2021 comedy-drama film directed by Amy Poehler, characters showed their support towards the
feminist revolution at their high school by drawing hearts and stars on their hands.

Women’s History Month: celebrating our past and defining our future

Addison Martin, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

The month of March is celebrated in various ways: St. Patrick’s Day, March Madness and even the beginning of spring. While these create fun opportunities for celebration, more importantly, March is also...

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is located in West Potomac Park next to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Black History Month highlights the fight against injustice

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Black History Month takes place over the course of February and is intended to appreciate...

A difference of opinion does not have to create a divide among people who matter to one another.

Can people with different political opinions be friends?

Addison Martin, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

Everyone holds different opinions on various subjects. When it comes to politics, these may seem strictly black and white. This can make it difficult to retain friendships with differing viewpoints. Despite...

Take charge of your journey. You have the power to navigate rough waters and to make it through to smoother sailing.

Be the captain of your own ship in 2021

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

To no one's surprise, the first month of the new year has already thrown a few curveballs. Many may expect this year to be just as chaotic as 2020, however, you have the power to change the outcome of...

Joe Biden, 46th President of the United States of America.

Will recent chaos lead to a peaceful future in America?

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

It is safe to say that 2020 was a year of chaos. From peaceful marches to violent riots, people may wonder where the peace in America has gone. Many Americans have begun to question and disagree with the...

The necessity for online learning has caused great debate on student retention levels. Not only do students struggle with motivation, but financial stability plays a role as well.

Classroom learning vs. online learning

Addison Martin, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

Every college student has a certain preference towards how they learn and excel when it comes to school. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous students have had to make the decision whether to continue...

Voter fraud, particularly with mail-in ballots, has been a huge debate during the 2020 presidential election, although there is not much evidence to support any claims that fraud swayed results.

What we know about voter fraud

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

The 2020 election has given way to thoughts and discussions about the integrity of the United State’s voting system. Does voter fraud happen in our elections? Does it sway the outcomes? These are the...

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