The Struggle

By Cory Redington '16

January 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

I spent nights wondering where my father was at all hours of the morning. He was always home and spending time with not just me, but my sister and mother also. I would sit and wonder to myself what was going on and why my dad...

My uncle shared a story from Nam

By James Walsh

January 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

Sitting at the table with all of my family, everyone shuffles around the room like flies. They try to grab the last bite of turkey and stuffing they can scarf down. My uncle sits to my right. He is a Vietnam war veteran that is...

The Race to Remember

By Jeinajua Reed '16

January 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

It was going to be a horrific big lose for us, but we were still going to keep our head held high and try our best. When we were told we were going to States for track, I knew that it was going to be a tough race. I was getting...

The Lost and Forgotten

By Billy Chalmers '16

January 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

The howling wind charged through the trees like a great siege is coming from the hills in the distance. The cries of the forgotten cut through my heart. It pained me to hear the lost and forgotten pets left to die in the wilde...

Learning about college first-hand

By Danayjha Paulk '16

January 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

On Monday, November 18th 2013, 44 West Deptford students visited the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden and then to Rutgers University for the Historically Black College and Universities Week. At Rutgers, we split into two g...

Homecoming was all I dreamed it would be

By Rachel Kolp '15

November 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

I was lying in bed, feeling exhausted with a horrible cough and a stuffy nose. What if the Homecoming dance I planned to attend on Saturday was ruined because I began running fevers and got admitted to the hospital? I had refused...

My grandmother was my guardian angel

By Amanda Dolbow '14

July 2, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Personal Narratives

There is never a right time to find out that a loved one of yours is dying or has a life threatening disease.             The moment when you find out that the cancer your grandmother has is terminal is almost too...

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