April 2011
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Blaine Gabbert from Missouri looks to be a top 5 pick.

If you consider yourself a sports fan, then you definitely know that the 2011 NFL draft is coming up on Thursday, April 28 on primetime. Many teams have turned their franchises around by making wise selections (i.e. Peyton Manning), many have sent their team [...]

Raindrops keep falling on my head

With April currently providing the showers for May’s flowers, we students are facing a precarious dilemma: how to stay dry. While most classes are in the building and don’t require outdoor walking, the stroll to your car or trailer can leave you drenched and depressed if you don’t take the proper precautions.

The usual umbrella method is [...]

Drastic measures taken for Rebecca Black

A couple of days ago, I saw a headline on Yahoo: “Rebecca Black Under Police Protection After Death Threats.” Believe me, I find “Friday” as annoying as the next person, and I’m not about to put on black eyeliner and cry “leave Rebecca alone,” but come on. Maybe lyrics like “yesterday was Thursday, today it is [...]

Start the countdown

A very fitting definition from Urban Dictionary:

Senioritis: noun. A crippling disease that strikes high school seniors. Symptoms include: laziness, an over-excessive wearing of track pants, old athletic shirts, sweatpants, athletic shorts, and sweatshirts. Also features a lack of studying, repeated absences, and a generally dismissive attitude. The only known cure is a phenomenon known as Graduation.

Senioritis [...]

Work paid off

Columbia was home to the State FFA convention on Thursday and Friday of last week. FFA chapters from across the state congregated in the Hearnes Center to celebrate and compete for State Titles. The Columbia FFA chapter was successful in achieving five State team winners. Ag Mech, Dairy Cattle, Nursery and Landscaping, Envirothon, will all report [...]