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A Day Without My Cell Phone

A Day Without My Cell Phone

Chris Simmens

March 5, 2014

Cell phones have become an almost necessary part of our lives. We use them for communication, entertainment, and even business. There are a lot of people who couldn’t go a single day without their phone. I decided I should try to survive a day without my beloved phone. Here is my experience. 7:20 AM: I give my phone to a fellow journalist a...

Five Things I Wish I knew As A Freshmen

Five Things I Wish I knew As A Freshmen

Chris Simmens

February 21, 2014

I remember walking into Wilde Lake on the first day of my freshmen year, I thought I knew everything. I didn’t. Looking back, I’m surprised at how much I didn’t know. I’m writing this to give a little help to whoever might need it. Dreading it doesn’t make it better. Waking up at five or six ...

Skateboarding Is Not A Crime

Skateboarding Is Not A Crime

Chris Simmens

February 19, 2014

Back in the in the late ‘40s or early ‘50s, a few surfers got together one day to surf, but were halted by the smooth Pacific ocean. Days like these were what surfers dreaded, they had nothing to do then. Until one unknown surfer took a wood plank and put some roller skate wheels on either side a...

Ms. Linton’s Class Sets Into Motion

Ms. Linton’s Class Sets Into Motion

Chris Simmens

November 20, 2013

A rowdy class begins to settle in after the bell rings. On the board, a warm-up reads, “which will hit the ground first: a basketball or a ping- pong ball?” The class is divided: Some say basketball and some say ping-pong ball. The new physics teacher drops both objects and they hit the gro...

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