Articles By: Maddy Daniels

A look inside the teenage mind

As I sit down to write my column today, I have a lot of things on my mind. As a creative person, there are struggles and I’m sure anyone with a creative side is shaking their head right now. I recently entered in a KSPA contest for student journalist of the year. It is a competition in which you create […]

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Sharing a classroom experience 300 words at a time

This month in my English III class, we worked on 300 word essays. We could pick any topic, but it was supposed to be a descriptive essay. We were to think of something that could happen over and over, and we were like a fly on the wall describing what is going on. When we were assigned this, there were […]

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Sharing church conference experiences

This past weekend I went to a church conference called SDYC. A lot of kids from Hillsboro go every year, and this was my first time going along. The things I experienced there were amazing, and I feel like having this outlet is a great way to share what God is doing in so many lives. The way the conference […]

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Haunted house experience a first

Halloween is here! This is my favorite time of year. Scary movies have forever been my thing, but I’ve always kept the monsters in the T.V. screen. This year I finally had the chance to live it. I attended my first haunted house this fall! I’ve been longing for this experience for a few years now, but I could never […]

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Writer deals with inevitable block

Writer’s block; something that every writer in history has had to struggle with and try to overcome. The official definition of this awful time when your brain turns to mush is “when a writer loses the ability to produce new work, or experiences a creative slowdown”. Well here I am on this Sunday afternoon, the day before I need to […]

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Understanding comes from fascination

Psychology and mental health has always been something that’s interested me. I haven’t taken any classes on it or really have any clue how anything works, but the mind fascinates me. I love watching videos and reading articles on different topics and learning more about the organ that runs my body that I really have no control over. My brain […]

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Seeing world through local lens

Seeing world through local lens

For a small-town girl like me, traveling and experiencing new things doesn’t happen every day, and I definitely have some wanderlust. I certainly wouldn’t call myself a “country girl” to say the least, (I just went fishing for the first time this summer and ended up waist deep in a mud hole, if that puts it into perspective for you) […]

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