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To stand in front of 400 people is alarming, to say the least.
Presidential campaign speeches can be the most excruciating, dreary things to watch.
“RUN TAJ RUN!” One of my fondest memories is watching my brother Taj play football on those hot Friday nights.
It’s March. Spring is springing up and winter is melting away. With March comes the most invigorating time of the sports fan’s year: March Madness, the NCAA basketball tourney that comes along each year.
“Welcome to a world through Glass.” A very sleek, white and pristine web page is displayed before me. I click to explore, my curiosity fully piqued. Images of the future appear. Your standard eyeglass frame, stripped of typical lenses, dons a lone prismatic one to rest on the brow. Glass opens a window inside of this lense making viewing possible without stopping normal activity.
It has been five years since Arsenal Football Club won the Barclays Premier League championship, England’s most competitive soccer league, and that’s rather upsetting. Arsenal has a long history of doing a lot of winning, with such English soccer hall-of-famers like Thierry Henry, Tony Adams and Denis Bergkamp.
My father came to the U.S. as a recent college graduate trying to escape a civil war. He landed in Boston’s Logan International Airport with twenty dollars in his pocket and an idea about the American Dream.
Youth Leadership Athens is a program designed to develop leadership skills and promote a sense of community amongst a select group of juniors from Athens-Area high schools. Through games, community service and collective lessons, participants in YLA are able to connect with peers in ways that are otherwise unlikely.
The 2012 film season was one widely-regarded as a revolutionary year for movies. Curveball independent films like Amour and Beasts of the Southern Wild surprised us with their emotional depth, and big-time, epic blockbusters such as Zero Dark Thirty and Argo held us on the edge of our seats. On Feb. 24, the much-anticipated Academy Awards will select the best of the best. But for now, we’re picking the winners.
When we send off our magazine on time, fun things happen like Deadline Pride. When fun things like Deadline Pride occur, things like the Harlem Shake happen in room 114.
Motherhood: the planet’s most intense job.
Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m going to tell the story of St. Valentine to you.
The state level Governor’s Honors Program interview; I’d been dreaming about it since the fall of my tenth grade year when I was nominated in Communicative Arts, but didn’t progress past the first set of interviews.
At the beginning of ever year, we make resolutions for the upcoming year, most of them we will never keep. But year after year continue to make promises to ourselves that we will be better. If we know that our resolutions are going to fail, why do we keep on making them? I think resolutions are a good idea but a lot of people, myself included, take the wrong approach to making them.
Right now, my fellow editors and I are having an amazing time at this year’s National Scholastic Press Association convention being held in San Antonio, Texas. We are learning a huge amount of stuff to make the ODYSSEY and ODYSSEY Online an even better experience for you guys.
In high school, the outcome of an election in which most students can’t even vote may seem like the thing about which you shouldn’t worry. For many students, whoever wins the vote on Election Day is not necessarily relevant.
The halls of Clarke Central High School have experienced another form of decoration this year. Teachers have photos of themselves scotch-taped to the walls outside of their respective classrooms with an adjective that describes them.
With complete transparency, I am between 20 and 30 years old. I spent four, wonderfully confusing years
Coming into the 2011-12 school year, I joined the ODYSSEY staff as nothing but an eager student wishing to grow my passion for journalism.