A Project for Better Journalism chapter
May 25, 2020 - Instigate (verb) - to cause to happen or begin  More →


Students submit Essays under given criteria
– Must remain on topic (given word, subject, etc.)
– 3-10 paragraphs for each essay submitted
– Will be proofread by news team before being posted
– No profanity

Essays Subcolumns

Fool Me Once Shame On You

May 23, 2020 1:21am | Camille Greaves

 It’s funny the things people will say to you to make you feel like you’re important and feel loved and special. But in an instant all of that will go away with a snap of their fingers or a blink of an eye. You could […]

The Reason Why

April 30, 2020 8:17pm | Sydney Monroe

Culture (n) – the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.   There’s always been a fear Of being of African descent  For all the negative stereotypes And treatments that came with it We lost our history […]

The Athletic Sacrifice

April 30, 2020 7:37pm | Elijah Carroll

Since the cases of corona has slowed down the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) released news that the seasons shall continue Friday May 1st. Is this the best idea ? With the decrease in cases, this could still put athletes at risk. I do t feel […]

For Women

March 10, 2020 11:17pm | Jermaine Tolliver II

The creators of man the heart of the family I walk bare footed on glass in this dark land But start to fly when i hold a woman’s hand The one who is calm during insanity When fathers leave she makes a man of me […]


February 29, 2020 4:50am | Stephon Haynes

Some people don’t vote because they don’t think it will make a change. Actually, around the world, I have seen and read about so many things have changed because people opened there mouth. In our school, many things need to change. But students and parents […]

Gamer Danger

February 29, 2020 4:49am | Stephon Haynes

There has been awareness around the world about games. Not just games like n general but the people behind the tv. There are a lot of bad people that play the game with a mindset to do wrong. The wrong that I am talking about […]


February 5, 2020 3:26pm | Jermaine Tolliver

by, Nikki Giovanni Like a fading piece of cloth I am a failure No longer do I cover tables filled with food and laughter My seams are frayed my hems falling my strength no longer able To hold the hot and cold I wish for […]


January 24, 2020 10:48pm | Jamon Comer

Racism: Freewrite Racism. A term a lot of minorities are all too familiar with to the degree where it threatens our very existence here on this planet. What exactly does the word racism mean though? Racism is defined as prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against […]

Personal Sonnet

January 24, 2020 8:26pm | Jamon Comer

The roads to success are rough paths paved smooth Hard to travel though appearing easy You fall as though slippery or greasy While on your way others will disapprove You may feel like giving up or you will lose Getting nervous or starting to feel […]

You are enough

January 24, 2020 3:29pm | Damion Graham

You are enough. You have always been. You may have fallen for a few wrong hearts that made you feel like you weren’t. You may have been with people who kept comparing you to their exes trying to mold you into someone you’re not.