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Haven’t been hacked–yet

Alexa Vega, HACK AWAY THE HACKERS.

October 11

Filed under Contributors

Ninety-two percent of millennials are hacked by a person through software viruses on cellphones and laptops. We all need to understand exactly how hackers can get to our information. “There are hackers and scammers lurking...

Student debt = Millennial standstill

Channon Watkins, THE GENERATIONAL DELAY.

October 6

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Three of four college students will graduate $27,000 in debt; that’s a new car, a house down payment or a graduate degree. That’s twice the college-loan debt of previous generations. Tuition at public four-year colleges...

South Carolinians confused why Trump won

Lauren Fleming, contributer

March 6

Filed under Contributors, Election Coverage

Businessman and Republican nominee hopeful Donald Trump won the South Carolina Republican primary, and some South Carolinians wonder how. South Carolina is a winner-takes-all state, so Trump won 50 delegates. Trump won every...

Movie review: “The Walk”

Scarlett Leigh

December 1

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Anyone who is looking to be truly inspired should see the recent film The Walk. This film is based on the true story of a French high-wire artist who walked 1,350 feet above the ground between the north and south towers of the...

Movie review: “Paper Towns” (2015)

Yadira Ruiz

December 1

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Director: Jake Schreier                                                                                              Story by: John Green High school student Quentin (Nat Wolff)...

Writing good children’s literature is a lot of work

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 28

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“You have to think of yourself as a writer before you get published,” said Dianne Johnson, who writes children’s books using her childhood nickname, Dinah Johnson.  She also has a doctorate in American studies and teaches...

Children’s author Sandy Richardson

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 28

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“I’ve been writing my thoughts and reactions to almost everything since I was old enough to do so,” said Sandy Richardson. When Richardson was a child, she would write sequels to the books she read: “The Robe,” “Anne...

Children’s author Kate Salley Palmer

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 28

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“These books are almost handmade.  They’re like my babies,” said Kate Salley Palmer. Kate Salley Palmer is a children’s book author, illustrator and publisher from Orangeburg, S.C. She is also a political cartoonist...

Children’s author Dianne Johnson

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 28

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“Good literature stays with you.  You hear the echoes of certain lines.  Good literature creates a certain feeling that you recall later,” said Dianne Johnson. Her golden honey skin is as smooth as her poetry, and her...

“Retarded” isn’t just a word

Caylee Antilley, Staff Writer

February 9

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Multiple emotions, thoughts and memories come to mind when hearing the word “retard” or “retarded.” Retarded is dictionary-defined as someone who is “less advanced in mental, physical, or social development than is usual...

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