The Erudite Comedy- Part 1

The sun dipped below the horizon as I approached the base of Mount University. Pausing for a breath, I dared a terrified backward glance. The thick, dark forest spread out behind me; although I had a penchant for nature, I knew this was a different beast. Several chthonic creatures had chased me through the forest:… Continue reading The Erudite Comedy- Part 1

Service in School

College admissions have become a war torn landscape filled with burned dreams, crushing anxiety, and insane competition. It is often noted that even “superstars” are turned down by colleges, even when their accomplishments are beyond that of most adults. But what could be cause a star student to be overlooked? Although there are many reasons… Continue reading Service in School

The Festival of PSATurnalia

The Earth has once again completed its revolution around the Sun, and it is the time of the PSAT. A ritual in which adolescents are forced to partake in a modified assessment of their comprehension skills, which decides if they are bestowed the prestigious title of “National Merit Scholar.” One would imagine that such a… Continue reading The Festival of PSATurnalia