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The Teacher’s Wishlist For the Holidays

The Teacher’s Wishlist For the Holidays

December 14, 2017


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Every year, we celebrate the holiday season by getting and receiving gifts. Yet, what about the teachers who spend the whole semester with us, yet get very little in return. This year, The NC Pheonix interviewed multiple teachers to ask a simple question:   What Do Teacher's want from their ...

A Christmas Without Family

A Christmas Without Family

December 13, 2017


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Loud voices floated in from outside my bedroom door. The Christmas party had already started, and the guests were probably pouring in by now. Mr. Benson from across the street, bringing over his guitar to sing Christmas carols to all the neighborhood children. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell, who had spent...

Mystery Teacher December 2017

Mystery Teacher December 2017

Paisleyanne Webster

December 13, 2017


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  This person was born in Dayton, Ohio. He/she’s favorite color is purple. They do not have any pets, but their favorite animal is a penguin. This mystery person attended college at Wright State University and Ball State. In warmer seasons, they enjoy kayaking, and in cooler ...

Thankful this Thanksgiving

November 26, 2017


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  Americans have celebrated Thanksgiving ever since the Plymouth colonies shared a meal with Wampanoag natives. Though most people already know this. So why is it still why is it still celebrated if hardly any natives are around and there are no longer pilgrims?  Thanksgiving is still ce...

Elysian Enlightenment

Paisleyanne Webster

November 21, 2017


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I was a student in college lacking the slightest clue of how to navigate my future. My humble parents had sent me to Royal Holloway, University of London. The 1920’s were winding down, and with the turn of the decade, I was thirsting for something different. I had always done well in school and didn’...

Thor Ragnarok

Thor Ragnarok

November 16, 2017


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Thor Ragnarok is a masterwork for Marvel Studios, providing a beautiful and hilarious film that encompasses what Marvel has been trying to do with its' movies since the first Iron Man movie. Thor Ragnarok is the third movie in the Thor Trilogy and the seventieth movie from Marvel Studios. The main...

Best Horror movies to watch for Halloween

October 31, 2017


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Whether you prefer slasher flicks or a psychological horror, one of the best ways of celebrating the horrors of Halloween is by watching horror movies. Happy Death Day A particularly new Halloween movie that just came out in theaters. Happy Death Day follows Tree Gelbman, Jessica Rothe, on her bi...

Fall Poetry Contest 2017 Winners

Fall Poetry Contest 2017 Winners

October 31, 2017


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First Place: Autumn Is in the Air by: Freshman Caleb DeArmond Autumn is in the air. Dazzling colors are everywhere. Orange, crimson, yellow, and brown, There’s a festive feeling all around. Cinnamon, vanilla, pumpkin spice, Homemade ice cream, and apple pie. Bonfires crackling...

Ghost Party

October 31, 2017


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My family takes Halloween very seriously. They often treat it like Christmas; making cookies, decorations,and songs, among other things. This is what it is like in my household the day October 1st hits. It is covered in pumpkins and skulls scattered on shelves and tables. Spooky lights hung from the cei...

Best Ideas for Halloween

Best Ideas for Halloween

October 24, 2017


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Halloween is one of the few days of the year where it is socially acceptable to wear a costume and act like a kid again. It is fun to dress up, but it can be hard to find the perfect costume. Be sure to be unique and outgoing. A costume should help inspire confidence in the person wearing it and b...

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