Pursuit of Happiness: Mental Health and the Black Male

 By Fatou Drammeh Taking a cursory look at the song lyrics of some of today’s musical artists, it is clear to see that many of them are coming from a darker place than we would expect, and have a deeper purpose than just entertainment. Mental illness is a topic frequently alluded to by many in … More Pursuit of Happiness: Mental Health and the Black Male

Breakfast with Santa, By: Ann Schaefer

This Saturday, December 12, 2015, is TJ Band is hosting it’s annual Breakfast With Santa event.  It is located in the cafeteria of Governor Thomas Johnson High School between 8 am to noon.  The kids and parents of the Thomas Johnson Marching Band are excitedly anticipating the event. Tickets are $6 online at http://tjband.org/ and $8 … More Breakfast with Santa, By: Ann Schaefer

100 Movies to See Before You Graduate, By: Robyn Weiland

Life is not something you can let slip through your fingers. Time is a cherishable phenomenon and before we graduate high school we must sit back and enjoy these movies. Harry Potter 1-7, 7 part 2 Star Wars 1-6 Lord of the Rings 1-3 White Christmas Braveheart Princess Bride Charlie Brown Godfather 1-3 Indiana Jones … More 100 Movies to See Before You Graduate, By: Robyn Weiland

SAT (Standard Asinine Test), By: Robyn Weiland

The 21st century literature consists of genres ranging from romance to horror, but the most popular genre is dystopian societies. The award winning series, Divergent, is a story about a crumbling society with a corrupt government who tries to take control of their people. The plot begins with a test… the aptitude test. This test … More SAT (Standard Asinine Test), By: Robyn Weiland

He Hit You Because He Likes You, By: Ann Schaefer

How many times have you heard that when a boy teases you, it is merely because he likes you? When has the teasing and taunting gone too far for it to only condone abuse in the modern world of relationships? Earlier this October, Merritt Smith, a concerned mother from Columbus Ohio, had taken her four-year … More He Hit You Because He Likes You, By: Ann Schaefer

McDonalds All-Day Breakfast: Not Everyone Is Lovin’ It, By: Ann Schaefer

The long awaited McDonalds all-day breakfast is finally here.  On October 6, 2015 the world’s number one global fast food chain has no longer restricted breakfast to a morning affair.  This is the company’s attempt to resolve a financial crisis but is it enough to stop the franchise’s falling market? Thanks to an international health … More McDonalds All-Day Breakfast: Not Everyone Is Lovin’ It, By: Ann Schaefer