“He’ll Never Catch Up”

By: Conor Pierson “He’ll never catch up.” Those words were said sixteen years ago by one of my teachers to my father. I was at a very low point in my life, questioning whether I was following the right path. I’ve spent the majority of my life with anxiety and depression and it came to…

What’s in a Name?

By: Dolisha Mitchell Have you ever really thought about how a name can define you?  Well, I have. I have always wondered why some names are considered unique and should be cherished as part of a culture, while others bring about discrimination and negative connotations such as “ghetto”. I can recall being in elementary school…

How To Keep A Teacher

By Casey Ulrich What are the reasons that teachers stay? Seriously.  I am curious.  Is it the summers?  Is it the feeling we find when a light bulb goes off for a student?  Is it the “maybe next year it’ll work” mentality? I don’t know if it is the case in other professions, but teachers…