How to Make the Guy You’re Crushing on Crush Back

By Danielle Grover '14

November 29, 2010

Filed under Column, Opinion

           It’s funny what some girls do to get a guy’s attention. They go to extremes just for a guy to notice them.             Some girls do things so ridiculous that the guy they wanted to get noticed...

Class Clowns crowd the interior of WDHS

By Kelli Tachdjian ‘14

November 29, 2010

Filed under Column, Opinion

They are the funniest people in school, the kids that make their peers really laugh out loud and the ones that are known by the entire school as class clowns. Pulling practical jokes and saying things that will make everyone...

I Want to Be a Buddhist Monk

By Bruce Woodward '13

November 29, 2010

Filed under Column, Opinion

            I remember watching a video on YouTube of Tibetan Buddhist monks chanting “Om Mani Padme Hum” over and over. Then I took a closer look, and in the middle of the room sat the Dalai Lama. He was sitting...

A letter to all the not so normal people

By Taylor Carmen '11

November 29, 2010

Filed under Column, Opinion

If you are reading this now, someone may have decided that you are not “normal.” I have for most of my life questioned what normal is. Is normal average? Because if so, I thank my lucky stars I am not “ normal,” because...

Boxing is a Primative “Sport”

By Dennis Summerville '12

November 29, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Boxing is a multimillion-dollar industry. People will spend, on average, around fifty-four dollars and ninety-nine cents for a pay-per view boxing match on Comcast, just to see two men beat each other to the ground. These fights...

Memories of Mom Mom

By Janaya Lathan '13

November 29, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

Most of the memories I have of her are fond ones. Only one is dark. I don’t talk about this one a lot. It just stays in the back of my mind and in my heart. It’s about the day I saw my mom-mom lying in her casket dead. Never...

Being below average isn’t all that bad

Ciara Maines ‘14

November 14, 2010

Filed under Column, Opinion

            Being a freshman is hard enough, let alone being shorter than average. Most freshmen are over five-foot. But for those certain unlucky students, such as me, you haven’t quite made that mark.           ...

My first love was sitting right there

Monica Lane '13

November 14, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives, Personal Narratives

It’s hard to remember life before I met him. It’s ridiculous though because when I first met him I couldn’t even remember his name. “Yo Montell, ya braids is fresh as hell,” I blurted out upon noticing his cute friend...

My bed is my escape

Mike Short '12

November 14, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

It’s my escape, barely big enough to fit me, but that makes it perfectly snug. It is mine, all mine and no one else’s. It is where most people say they feel completely safe, like an invisible shield locking in your tranquility...

Football team is a family

Ben Cornelius '11

October 7, 2010

Filed under Column

            Every Friday evening before a football game at West Deptford, we traditionally have a dinner together as a team. One player is selected to give a motivational speech before the dinner begins and then we...

My Room

Johanna Glass '12

October 6, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

One step from the empty hall brings me into the hallowed shrine. To many, the stillness would scream “library.” To me, there is nothing still in here. Most of the room is made of neat rectangles lined up, accented by softer...

Playing West Deptford Football

Collin Fetty '12

September 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives, Personal Narratives

This personal narrative was written in Miss Grossmann's class in 2008. It was published on the This I Believe site last year: http://thisibelieve.org/essay/66086/ Most people call it hell, however a select group of kids would...

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