Come hell, or high water

Jacob Prothro

June 24, 2015

At around 1:30 p.m. on May 25 — Memorial Day — the sky turned black. At 1:51, a severe thunderstorm warning was issued, along with a Flash Flood Warning. Now folks in Central Texas are no stranger to Flash Flood Warnings...

Being the almost-only child

Kiera Quinn

June 6, 2015

For the first time ever, it would be just me and my parents in our house for months. For as long as I could remember, it had been me, my brother, and my parents. Sure there were the week-long stay-away camps or the sleep-over...

How Walt Disney and Tom Hanks saved my life

Lucy Wimmer

June 6, 2015

People say that when you have a near-death experience, your life flashes before your eyes. For me, it was a little different. Instead of images of my childhood, or the good memories I have accumulated over my past 17 years as...

Older sister complains about rivalry with younger brother

Julia Rasor

June 6, 2015

Math is the torturous tutor of difficult equations and meaningless geometric shapes that no matter how hard I try, I still don’t understand to this very day. At the age of 16, I'm still stuck on how to find the cosine of a special...