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Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015

Emily Little

Another memorable senior moment: The Sebring High ‘Thunder Games’

At most high schools, homecoming week is one of the biggest events of the year. Each school has different activities that take place, whether it be themed dress-up days or a homecoming dance.
Published: 09/30/15

The dilemma of winter clothes shopping in the Sunshine State

Unlike most teenage girls, I am not a huge fan of shopping. I don’t necessarily hate it, but going to the mall to look for a new outfit is not on the top of my list of enjoyable activities. I could easily online shop all day long, but walking ...
Published: 09/23/15

‘Night of Joy’ lived up to its name

Anyone who knows me knows I am obsessed with all things Disney. I’m also a huge fan of Christian music. This past weekend, those two loves were combined when I went to Night of Joy at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. I had heard a lot of hype ab...
Updated one month ago

Cat family might be growing by one

It is certainly no secret that I consider myself an animal lover. I am completely convinced that when I am an adult living in my own home, I will constantly be bringing home whatever stray creature I happen to decide to rescue on a given week. ...
Updated one month ago

Volunteering key to high school experience

There are many aspects of high school that are so common they have almost turned into clichés – home football games, proms, and homecoming dress up days.
Updated one month ago

Starting last year of high school

Every year for the past 12 years, I have loved the season of going back to school. Shopping for office supplies is easily my favorite kind of shopping. Classroom icebreakers during the first week of school make my inner leadership nerd happy. I even ...
Updated one month ago

Wisdom tooth surgery can have comic moments

I have never been particularly afraid of the dentist. Of course, it is not an event I look forward to or enjoy by any means, but I am usually content to sit through the mild discomfort and not complain too much.
Updated: 2 months ago

The importance of politics

Although the next presidential election is over a year away, debate season is in full swing. I have written about politics before, but I strongly believe it is a subject that deserves our attention.
Updated: 2 months ago

What is it about scary movies?

Everyone has fears, things that they are afraid of. Stereotypically, the concept of fear conjures up ideas of spiders, heights, and public speaking. Personally, none of those things strike a feeling of pure anxiety for me. OK, maybe I am not the bigg...
Updated: 2 months ago

Going for a spin — in a gym — and liking it

If you know me at all, you know that I absolutely detest exercising. I have never been an athletic person, and anything involving the word “running” sounds like pure torture to me. Once in a blue moon I will accompany someone to the gym...
Updated: 2 months ago