creative works, Poetry

Beauty

The world is an ugly place full of scars and open wounds.
A world that seems to beat you to the ground every chance it gets.
And when I was fourteen, this cruel world was really getting to me.
There were days I wanted to stop breathing
There were nights I would beg not to wake up in the morning. There were moments I wanted to see myself bleed

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creative works, Poetry

That Island

getting over someone by liking someone else is like being lost at sea for months and finally coming upon a deserted island.

you see the island as your paradise, finally, you will get land, you will get stability, but once you’re there, you realise there is nothing for you

because that island doesn’t have her eyes. it doesn’t have her laugh or her wit. it doesn’t have the feeling of home that she always carries

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Issue Stories, Journalistic Works

Sexual education creates disagreements

About:
This is a collaboration by Alleson Estar, Joseph Bowling, Ky Haney, and Jorah Heitz.

*Names have been changed for protection.

“Let’s talk about sex, baby, let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be, let’s talk about sex.”

But seriously. Let’s talk about sex. More specifically, sexual education.

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Editorials, Journalistic Works

Got Milk? You Shouldn’t: The Dangers of Artificial Hormones in Dairy Products

Our world is surrounded by companies and corporations encouraging us to drink milk. Advertisements brag about containing 100% real cow’s milk, movie stars sport milk mustaches with “got milk?” plastered next to them, and schools offer an assortment of milk as the suggested drink for lunches. So waking up in the morning and pouring a large glass of milk to start the day is a good thing, right?

Wrong.

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