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Who I Wanted to Be to Who I Am

Who I Wanted to Be to Who I Am

Stephanie Anongdeth, Reporter February 10, 2021

I was shy as a child. Only spoke when spoken to, never branched out from my two best friends, and would hide behind my parents’ tall frames when someone acknowledged me. The people I knew were comfortable and a...

Theres Always a Light

There’s Always a Light

My Journey With Clinical Depression
Isabella Sapountzis, Reporter April 9, 2019

            I remember feeling it first at the ripe age of 12. That sick, sinking feeling. That feeling of dread and hopelessness. However, these little episodes only lasted for very short periods...

The Man Who Stopped The World

Chapter 3 "Anger"
Rebecca Veber, Editor February 6, 2018

When we got home, it was already almost completely dark outside, so I took a shower. As the hot water ran down my back, I cried. I wanted to scream and shout, but I knew it didn’t matter because he still...

The Man Who Stopped The World

The Man Who Stopped The World

Chapter 1 "Denial"
Rebecca Veber, Editor February 6, 2018

The restaurant was loud, people were talking, the music was blaring, and I was still trying to listen to the conversation my family was having. We were trying to pick which free appetizer we each wanted.    "I...

The Man Who Stopped The World

The Man Who Stopped The World

Chapter 4 "Acceptance"
Rebecca Veber, Editor February 6, 2018

The next day I woke up early and got dressed for the funeral; I wore a tan skirt, a black shirt, a hat, and sandals because we knew it would be almost 100 degrees outside by the time the funeral was over.   My...

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