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You Ask, We Answer: What can I do to be myself?

You Ask, We Answer: What can I do to be myself?

You Ask, We Answer

September 16, 2013

Your Anonymous Question: I have recently been discovering things about myself. I find myself confused, angry, and stressed out about every little thing. What can I do to get over this and be myself? How can I get my friends to accept me for who I am? What do I do if they don't accept me? Answer: D...

In the Land of the Women

In the Land of the Women

It's Not All Black and White, Meredith Johnson

September 12, 2013

In addition to my other  classes, this semester I am taking an online class through Johnson County Community College.  It’s called Literature by Women; and in addition to reading a variety of feminist authors, the goal is to further understand gender identity. It got me thinking about feminist...

At the end of your rope

At the end of your rope

It's Not All Black and White, Meredith Johnson

September 5, 2013

Two weeks ago, I was watching the news and was shocked to hear about a murder case out of Oklahoma.  It was utterly disturbing.  Three teenage boys shot a complete stranger in the back, not because of a robbery out of spite or some invidious feud.  There was no motive at all.  The boys were bored;...

Your new favorite song

Your new favorite song

Finding Endorphins and Cara Brashears

September 4, 2013

Everyone has that one song. That one song that every time your iPod shuffles to that track, the corners of your mouth can't help but creep upwards. That one song that has 100+ plays and zero skips. That one song that every lyric, every pitch change, every "Oooohh" and every background beat is ingrained...

Put some clothes on, please.

Put some clothes on, please.

Your Hirschness, Sarah Hirsch

August 30, 2013

My morning did not start out amazingly. I woke up late, missed my bus, scarfed down a handful of granola, and made it to school with five minutes to spare. On an average day, I enjoy walking through the school doors in the morning - the building is familiar and everyone else is just as tired as I am....

A Word in a Photo: Encouragement

A Word in a Photo: Encouragement

Positive About Negatives, Maddison Barley

August 29, 2013

  Dictionary definition: Encouragement - noun; the action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope.                        ...

Mutant bananas: Enjoy them while you can

Mutant bananas: Enjoy them while you can

Your Hirschness, Sarah Hirsch

August 22, 2013

If there’s anything I hate more than bananas, it’s banana-flavored things. Have you ever wondered why banana Laffy Taffy tastes so weird? Aside from the fact that artificial flavoring never tastes like the actual thing, the average faux banana candy recipe was based off of the banana our great-grandparents...

Crossword Puzzle Solution: Summer Issue

Crossword Puzzle Solution: Summer Issue

Avery Mojica, Writer

August 16, 2013

Summer Issue 2013 Back to puzzle...

Crossword Puzzle: Summer Issue

Crossword Puzzle: Summer Issue

Avery Mojica, Writer

August 14, 2013

Summer Issue 2013 Solution   Across 1. Summer Holiday 9. ___ we there yet? 10. Split evenly 11. Singer Lady ____ 13. 5 x 2 14. One who eats a lot 16. Our state’s abbreviation 17. June 23, 2013 had a special one 18. A Kansas college town 22. A group of mountains 24. Type of rally 27. Stockholm’s...

“The Heist” – Macklemore

LJ Riehl, Writer

December 10, 2012

Ben Haggerty, better known by his stage name Macklemore snaps into the leader boards with his new album The Heist featuring Ryan Louis. This duo has combined to make an extremely influential new album bringing together dope beats and meaningful lyrics. This album fully encompasses who Macklemore is. I...

Frank Ocean, Channel Orange: Best Album of the Year

Cara Brashears, Writer

November 26, 2012

Frank Ocean, Channel Orange. Needless to say, I’m obsessed. This R&B lyrical mastermind has created an album from a variety of inspirations—funk, slow-tempo hip-hop, electro, and dubstep-inspired beats are all found within the compilation. You can’t help but tap your fingers or bob your...

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