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Easy A

column by Regan Denham | art by Alexandra Fernholz There’s pressure to stand out, pressure to be unique in a system designed to make students bland and similar...
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Barricading the Negativity

column by Emily Sanden | art by Alexandra Fernholz On the first day of school, I noticed new devices installed next to every door. Some of my teachers explaine...
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My Letter to an Addict

story by Gracie Estep | art by McKenna Lewis This is a personal open letter from the writer addressing her aunt. The white tile and flashing police lights mix...
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One Vote Can Change America

story by Rachel Anderson | photography fair use This essay was submitted to the Voice of Democracy Patriotic audio essay competition under the "Why My Vote Mat...
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Call of Civic Duty

Column by Amy Bohorfoush | Art by McKenna Lewis After patiently waiting 18 interminable years, I took my first turn at the voting booth. I watched as all the r...

It’s Too Choco-late

Column by Rebecca Holst | Art by McKenna Lewis Smooth, creamy, decadent. The purest substance on earth. Chocolate. We have all had and loved the sugary goodnes...
Leah Boehner Opinion Column Summer Bodies Summer Lovin' Lakota East Spark Online

Summer Lovin’

By Leah Boehner | Art by McKenna Lewis My summer body is the same as my winter body, but that hasn't always been the case. My weight doesn’t change with the se...
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