The Starks are a family of storytellers. My family has bonded over the embellishments of everyday memories. Naturally, after being in an SUV driving up the Pacific coast for days on end during one of our infamous road trips, we kept ourselves entertained and sane by sharing stories. This particular trip it was different, though.… Read More Missy, Impromptu
The Dr. Seuss book that is given for all monumental stepping stones (beginning kindergarten, graduating high school, accepting an internship, etcetera) is entitled “Oh, The Places You’ll Go.” I like the ring to “Oh, The Places I’ll Go” better. It’s more decisive. The future requires, at least in my case, self-ownership. The planning and organizing… Read More Oh, The Places I’ll Go
I’ve been a human being for fifteen years. In that substantial amount of time, I have had experiences that are ordinary, worldly, and everything in between. I’ve had the best of times, the worst of times, ages of wisdom, and ages of foolishness… for risk of being cliché. In a literal sense, I’ve been nowhere.… Read More Oh, The Places I’ve Been
Recently, I was reflecting upon trips I took with my family eons ago. In 2010, we took a trip to Orlando; the most magical place in the United States. Our flight from Rhode Island to Florida was dreadful; a full three hours on a plane as a nine year old was unbearable. Once there, we… Read More HOME
The responsibility shouldn’t be left up to student journalists to save local political reporting. This, however, does not encourage the idea that they should be entirely left out of it, either. As much as I wouldn’t like to admit it, most people simply wouldn’t listen or entertain a student’s opinions, especially about politics. Unfortunately, it… Read More Should student journalists save local political reporting?