Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

Emily Little

Politics and history are underrated

If someone were to ask me what my favorite subject was, I would immediately say history. When I was in elementary school, I could never quite see the point behind my social studies classes. However, once I reached middle school, I realized not only t...
Published: 10/22/14

Weighing college entrance tests

When most people think of junior year in high school, two things pop into their minds: the ACT and SAT tests. Eleventh grade is the time when most students, if they haven’t already, start thinking about their college plans. A big part of this ...
Published: 10/15/14

Loss brings into focus what matters

Losing a classmate is not something any student ever expects to experience. We go about our days and lives, focusing all of our energy on juggling schoolwork, extracurriculars, and trying to wedge in a social life somewhere. The thought of one of our...
Published: 10/08/14

Spreading awareness about hunger

Since my trip to Washington D.C. this summer, I have become increasingly passionate about the issue of world hunger. This is something I have written about before, on several occasions. Each time I have written a column pertaining to this issue, I fi...
Published: 10/01/14

My first Gators game

Most people who know me, know I absolutely love the Florida Gators. The University of Florida is my dream school, and Gainesville is one of my favorite places on the planet. Two weekends ago, I had the opportunity to attend my very first college foot...
Published: 09/24/14

Welcome to the world of dual enrollment

As a junior in high school, I have quite a few more class options available to me than I have had in previous years. One of these is to take college classes in addition to my regular high school classes. This is called being a dual enrolled student. ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Send a prayer to the family of a late soldier

When a celebrity dies, the world turns their attention to mourning them. Whether it was a movie star from the 20s who simply died of old age, or a young starlet who committed suicide, the media spins into a frenzy when anyone relatively noteworthy pa...
Updated: 2 months ago

Livestock show will be double the fun, hard work

As most of you know, I raise and show livestock animals in the Highlands County Fair. As summer comes to an end, show season begins. Typically, I show only one animal, and that is a handful as it is. This year, however, I got the crazy idea to raise ...
Updated: 2 months ago

Back into Idol fever

A while ago, I wrote a column on reality shows. When it comes to these TV shows, it seems like at least half of them are some sort of talent competition. From highlighting singers, to dancers, to those with a bit stranger gift, there is a show for ev...
Updated: 2 months ago

Friends, life lessons forged at conference

Last week, I wrote about my experience in Washington D.C. visiting the historical sites. While that was extremely fun, the real purpose of the week was the actual leadership conference I was attending. I was blessed with the opportunity to attend the...
Updated: 2 months ago

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