Category: Culture Corner

Seniors present their final show with “Happy  Accidents and Oddities” 0

Seniors present their final show with “Happy Accidents and Oddities”

Friday’s senior art show reception drew a crowd of about 60 people who filtered through the main gallery in Memorial Hall, as the three showcased senior artists answered questions about their works.

Avoid mediocrity, at all costs

Avoid mediocrity, at all costs

There I was in fourth grade math, trying my hardest to concentrate on the numbers when they danced straight off my page and began doing an elaborate production to the tune of “My Favorite Things.”

What type of royalty are you?

What type of royalty are you?

The Alliance High School gymnasium was flooded with a sea of blue Bulldogs fans at the annual homecoming coronation. They chattered amongst each other, the noise echoing off the high ceilings. I fought the nervous feeling in my gut. This wasn’t just any other year for me—this was THE event that many high school band nerds live for.

How to ape a Jersey Shorian

How to ape a Jersey Shorian

Sometimes when I am very bored and I feel my eyes glazing over, I find it ridiculously entertaining to flip back and forth between random channels. During one of these channel-flipping sessions, I wound up comparing a story about apes on the Discovery Channel to the cast of MTV’s hit show, “Jersey Shore.” Surprisingly, the story lines are interchangeable!

Don’t be a Scary Mary

Don’t be a Scary Mary

Hairy spiders creep where her eyelashes once gracefully laid upon her cheeks. Jamaican dreadlocks are thrown up into what looks like a cow pie on top of her head. She is in every building, in every class, and could even be in your very own mirror. Who is she?