Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Emily Little

100 Happy Days

Like most teenagers, I can shamelessly admit that I love social media. A lot of what is posted on the Internet carries an extremely negative connotation. Over the last year or so, I have seen several of my friends participating in something called th...
Published: 10/29/14

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

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: 2 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

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