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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015

Emily Little

Race week is good for Sebring

This past week brought about Sebring's annual claim to fame: the 12 Hours of Sebring. As someone who has lived in Sebring my entire life, I often find people are surprised to find out that I have never attended the races myself. ...
Published: 03/25/15

The joys of reading

Since I was a little kid, I have always loved reading. When I was younger, it was a how I spent a majority of my time.
Published: 03/18/15

The allure of binge-watching TV shows

Like most typical teenagers, I watch a lot of television shows. However, not all of the TV shows that I like or want to watch are currently airing.
Published: 03/11/15

Weekends are hectic for some folks

After a long week of school, the last bell on a Friday afternoon is music to my ears. While weekends are always a welcome blessing, I find it difficult to spend them relaxing like they were intended for. My weekends tend to be extremely hectic. Take ...
Published: 03/04/15

Elective classes round off learning

One of the best parts of the American education system, in my opinion, is the ability to take elective classes.
Published: 02/25/15

Broken toe, near accident aside, fair was fun

Alas, another fair week has come and gone. After an extremely long year of raising two animals, it is a bit of a bittersweet feeling to see it go. While I am a little sad not to have my animals any more, it is a big relief to have an immense amount o...
Updated: 1 months ago

Livestock record book and deadline pressure

Anyone who has ever shown a fair animal before knows the overwhelming feeling of dread that washes over them when they hear the words #x201c;record book.#x201d; Out of everything that goes into raising and showing a livestock animal, my least favorit...
Updated: 1 months ago

Vicariously enjoying an athletic hobby

Anyone who knows me knows that I have the athletic ability of a snowman. I have a hard time wrapping my head around the idea that people actually enjoy physical activity. As much as I try to have fun exercising, I think I have finally come to terms t...
Updated: 1 months ago

School dress code sometimes goes too far

As a high school student, I spend most of my time surrounded by rules. I am not allowed to leave campus for lunch. I am not allowed to have my cell phone out in class. While some of these rules are completely reasonable, others cause me to raise seri...
Updated: 1 months ago

Adopt a pet rather than shopping

As I have stated in previous columns, pets have always been a big part of my life. I can't remember a time that there wasn't at least one or two cats or dogs frolicking around my house. At the current time, I have two cats and a dog that I love dearl...
Updated: 2 months ago