A Project for Better Journalism chapter

Poetry and Stories

This section of the paper is a collection of poetry from the Journalism Club.

Parent’s Perspective

March 28, 2018 6:54pm | Jasmin M

This was a project for my lit class and the purpose was to write something from the perspective of Elsie Hickam to her son Sonny Hickam, from the book October Sky. It got me thinking about the perspective of the parents that aren’t really acknowledged […]

Star Wars Civil War pt.3

March 28, 2018 3:00am | Anonymous

The star wars universe is a totally fictional world. All the events are not true but do take on the appearance of real-world events. None of the topics are just made up, not true. I DO NOT OWN THE RIGHTS OF THE STAR WARS UNIVERSE! […]

Flower of Love

March 7, 2018 2:17am | Courtney Smith

I’m Courtney, and I’m writing about the fact that it’s alright to be single on Valentines Day. Sometimes you even get really lucky on that day. Love is strong and painful, but people survive. On the day of love it is alright to not have […]

A Touch of Raspberries

March 7, 2018 2:17am | Capri Jones

This story is about a deaf girl and a bully. The bully starts to fall in love with the girl. Despite her differences, he falls for her, and he can’t figure out why. This short story reflects on how love shines through even if you […]

The Letter of Strength

March 7, 2018 2:16am | Courtney Smith

I’m writing about how losing someone can be hard, but they want you to be strong for them. You can be strong and brave. Stay with the people that are always there for you. Stay by their side even if they are not there physically. […]

Life Experiences: Part 1

February 20, 2018 11:10pm | Jasmin Mitchell

This is a short series that I am writing about the things I notice in everyday life. The writing may seem kind of vague and may be hard to follow, but that is because it is open for interpretation and I will offer an explanation […]

Life of a Freshman: Hang with Aaron (Part 2)

December 14, 2017 10:42pm | Courtney Smith

I saw Aaron, so I went to him before I said anything. Aaron asked me “Hey do you want to come over later and have a movie night?” “Sure I would love too. Are the others coming this time?” every Friday night we have a […]

Fantasy World

December 14, 2017 10:42pm | Kaylee Campbell

As I stare into space I see a world A world where everything is beautiful A place where there is no judgement People do not look down on others People do not feel left out There is no drama Young girls do not cry over […]

I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag

November 14, 2017 10:59pm | Laura Martin

November 2008 “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America” As a child, these words hung on a tall white door in my home, and every morning I would stand there slowly blinking sleep out of my eyes and pledge these […]

Worth of the World

November 1, 2017 7:28pm | Capri Jones

I’m sitting here in my hospital bed. Reading a¬†book my mother gave me a decade go. That time when I knew nothing of others’ sorrows. I was rebellious and drove everyone away. Looking back at my younger years I wish I had been more like […]