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Violet’s Curse: A Ghost Story

Holli Shackett, Guest Author

November 22, 2014

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It is raining outside. Violet does not like the rain. She thinks it brings gloom to everyone around her. Violet is nine-months pregnant and going to be a first-time mother. She works a desk job, taking calls all day and calming...

Creep

Jackie Bora, Guest Author

November 22, 2014

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“May I join you?” said the creep in the long, black trench coat. School just started, and we were all sitting at the table, waiting for the first block class to get over. This kid we have never seen in our entire six years...

We Should Have Never Taken The Shortcut

Jenni James, Guest Author

November 22, 2014

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“We should never have taken the shortcut.” Jess said angrily. They’ve been lost for eight hours. “'A perfect get away,' he said. Yeah, right. Far from it. It’s supposed to be nice out, and I'm supposed to have my...

Vermont’s Take On Ebola

Devon Abner, Reporter

November 21, 2014

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Ebola. Are we really ready for an epidemic? What do you think? Is Vermont ready? Back in August, Patsy Kelso from the Vermont Department of Health says in an interview on WCAX, “I don't think Ebola is something that Vermonters...

Best Short Story

Molly Ferguson, Guest Author

November 21, 2014

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The train’s an old model, from back in the twenty-twenties, and even at her prime she probably only got up to three hundred mph or so, but we’re betting her max these days can’t top one eighty. She’s a piece of rusty,...

Tap Factor At Assemby

November 20, 2014

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School Seems To Be Dragging On Forever

Kaylee Ferris, Guest Author

November 20, 2014

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School seems to be dragging on forever. After school today, I get to visit my friend Jules at the hospital. Today is the day I am going to confess all my feelings to her. She is the most beautiful girl around. Her chestnut hair...

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows: A Book Review

Chloe Riven, Guest Critic

November 20, 2014

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Melanie Joy is a professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts and is the author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows. Her book covers everything from the understanding of why we consume and use ...

Using iPads, Not Paper

Using iPads, Not Paper

November 19, 2014

A Brand Marineau Topic

A Brand Marineau Topic

November 19, 2014

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