Black Culture/Rap Culture in America

March 8, 2019

Filed under Give me a beat, Listen Up, Music, Poetry, Student Life/Teen Issues

Black Culture is apart of mainstream America with a deep rooted historical background. Black culture oftentimes employs, but is not always defined by black people because it is often multicultural. Being black in America involv...

How to Be a Better Writer

Chyna Anderson and Mia McKeever

March 7, 2019

Filed under Academics, Aspiring Writers, Listen Up, Poetry, The Struggle Is Real

Greetings to all aspiring writers. Whether it's an essay, a novel, or a poem, many of you possess a gift that not everyone can acquire. There are a considerable amount of techniques you can use if you want to improve your writng....

Valentines Poem

Valentines Poem

January 30, 2018

A Poem by Daquan Jackson

Jamie Johnson and Andrew Fiore

May 25, 2017

Filed under Poetry, spotlight

I don't know what a necessity is anymore. We pull and hold onto s***, we don't need and end up in a heap of things making us hoarders. "Don't be a pig," my mother said. But morbidity took over, at one point, and made me realize,...

Is BLOOD really THICKER than WATER???????????????

Bria Ellison

April 26, 2017

Filed under Poetry, Student Life/Teen Issues

There is a saying, "Blood is thicker than Water". But I can remember numerous occasions when water was there and blood wasn't, when friends were there instead of family, and when hurt and pain were there instead of love and joy....


Jakhari Marrs

April 1, 2016

Filed under Poetry

This is my letter to the world... What's Really Real? If the show was on the other foot... How would you feel? You said we were equal, Right? No, whats really the deal? Discrimination for whites? you can say...

The Mindset of A Successful Person

March 11, 2016

Filed under Listen Up, Poetry, We Are Wolverines

Seniors, most of us know what we want to do when we graduate and some of us don't but we all know that we want to be successful in life no matter where we go or what we do. People think that a successful person is someone that...

What Will Society Make A Monstrosity Next?

March 11, 2016

Filed under Listen Up, Poetry, We Are Wolverines, Wolverine Woes

We all know that society has this picture of what beauty is supposed to be and women try so hard to be that "perfect" woman  but when, in actuality, every person, male or female, has their different point of view of what is beautiful....

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