My SCarowinds Experience

The entrance; characters usually hide behind this.

Jared Stogner, Desk Writer
October 22, 2014

In the spirit of Halloween, I have decided to share, with the Internet, the worst experience of my life. Isn’t that the best way to share things? For my 16th birthday, my sister decided to surprise me with a few tickets to Scarowinds. The rest is history… I got out of school early, and... Read more »

Seek the Truth, Not a Formulated Lie

North Augusta

Jordan Houston, Writer of the People
October 6, 2014

Senior Year: it’s the last year of high school that both students and parents alike are excited to experience.  Students are excited for the senior privileges and perk of “ruling the school”, so to speak, while parents are looking forward to the excitement of knowing that their child is about... Read more »

Why You Should Regret Missing Arts in the Heart

Arts In The Hearts

Amy Kalayjian, Desk Writer
September 25, 2014

The top three excuses I’ve heard for not going to Arts in the Heart is that 1) they don’t feel like paying the 10 dollars for a badge (or 5 dollars if you buy a badge early) 2) it’s not that big of a deal and 3) they just forgot about it. For those who don’t know (because presumably you live... Read more »

Lapping Everyone’s Intelligence


Uncle Ricky, Breaker of Logic
September 4, 2014

So recently I’ve been perplexed by the infamous “lap.” When you sit down, you can put your hands in your lap. Where does it go when you stand? Does it just magically manifest itself whenever your knees bend? These thoughts are causing me to rethink my position on fanny packs. They are... Read more »

Rooms of the House

Rooms of the House 2

Eric White, Desk Writer
May 29, 2014

La Dispute released a new album on March 18, Rooms of the House, that was highly anticipated by many in the indie rock world.  The band is from Michigan, and has gained a continuously growing fan base over the years with their unusual genre of “spoken word.”  If you like hooks and melodies, guitar... Read more »

School Hallway Brings Existential Thoughts


Blake Sloan, Ponderer of the Universe
May 27, 2014

The wonderful class changes (ha!) at North Augusta High School have always been an imminent occurrence throughout my day.  The familiar ringing of the bell; the terribly cramped halls; the occasional fist fight.  Sophomore Joshua Beverly says, “I’d honestly rather stay in class than ‘walk’... Read more »

Adventure Time!


Kaben Holmes, Desk Writer
May 6, 2014

One of my favorite shows currently running  is Adventure Time. I watch it religiously. “Adventure Time is one of my favorite shows. My brother has seasons 1 and 2 on DVD,”  Junior Alexis Osborn tells us. Adventure Time is about the adventures of (now) sixteen-year-old Finn and his dog/half... Read more »

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs 2

Eric White, Desk Writer
May 6, 2014

Eastern Conference: The Hawks and Pacers matchup is probably the biggest surprise of the playoffs thus far.  Right now the Hawks (8 seed) are beating the Pacers (1 seed) 3 games to 2.  As a Hawks fan, I couldn’t be happier, and along with any other follower of the NBA, I’m blown away.  The... Read more »

The Definitive List of Things to Do Before You Die


Jared Stogner, Desk Writer
May 6, 2014

Life is all about living on the edge and doing things that you’ve always wanted to do. If you just float through life, what’s the point of living it? Here is my list of the top 5 things to do and places to visit before you die. (P.S. Most of these are in NYC.)   5. Trapeze School... Read more »

Evolution of the Heart


Juliann Lloyd, Desk Writer
May 6, 2014

Medical specialists have conducted experiments on the affects that laughter has on life. Laughter reduces levels of stress hormones, provides physical and emotional release, and is an excellent workout for the heart. The more you laugh, the happier you are. (Scott)  If happiness has proved to positively... Read more »

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