Category: Editor’s Picks

Transitioning Back to Reality

She has no idea what is happening to her. Her mind spins with thoughts. New ideas come so fast that she feels inspired hundreds of times a day. Words flow, the good and the bad in a poetic form begging her to write them down....

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Facing the truth

White lies, tall-tales, stretching-the-truth, fibbing, bluffing. All words and phrases to describe one concept:  Lying. A concept that for young Katarina Galloway seemed all too attractive. As children, we are all taught to not...

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Making Mardi Gras Green

“Hey don’t pick those up. It’s bad luck,” said my boyfriend, a Louisiana native, as I was reaching down to pick up some of the many beads scattered up and down St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans.

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Paving the way

By Lauren Galida Pursuing different careers and interests, Margie Williamson, executive director of the Arc of South Carolina, waited for a sign to which path to follow. When her son began having infantile spasms at eight months...

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Coming Out in a Southern Town

By Jacki Fish In the city that never sleeps, Joseph Harsey gets ready to go out for a night on the town. He spends hours perfecting his makeup and picks out an outfit that fits his personality. Tonight he has decided to wear an...

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Into the Wilderness

By Nicole Satian It was Hermann Hesse who once said, “For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when...

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Performing as Cardinal Claire

By Claire Albrecht Right foot forward. Eighty-three years of tradition behind. Stepping onto the turf at Lucas Oil Stadium were 150 world-class performers. One hundred fifty Cadets. One hundred fifty of marching music’s best now...

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Taking Risks, Living Large

By Rebecca McCue People say that their college years are the best days of their lives. Looking back on the past four years, I think they might be right. Coming from a sheltered small-town in Connecticut, moving myself to...

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Meeting Easton

By Sarah Sprague It’s 4:30 a.m. on October 22, 2016. I’ve always loved the number 22; my birthday is June 22. When I was little, I remembered the date because I loved ballet and ballerinas wear tutus, or as my...

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