Editor-in-chief reflects on Free Spirit conference

I have met the future president of the United States. In fact, I have ridden on a bus with, eaten meals with and spent a week sleeping in the same hotel as the future president of the United States. I have met...

Legislators Get Schooled

As students walk down the hallway at West, they can’t help but notice the worn, dilapidated state of the hallways or the water-stained tiles in the classrooms. It is no secret that the residents of...

The need to end the prejudice against mental illness

More than four years ago I met a new friend at my church. Let’s call her Jen. Jen had been home schooled all of her life up until her senior year when she attended Hendersonville High School. She struggled...

Court Rooms and Broadway Shows

I am a social anxiety-ridden Broadway star because of mock trial. Allow for me to explain. From a young age, I  feared public speaking. “Show and tell” was a knee-knocking nightmare in first grade...

Combating bullying: Falcons ‘roar’ for Katy Perry

What is it like to be a Falcon? At the beginning of my freshman year, I walked onto campus just like many freshmen do, scared and excited. I was scared of the “giant” seniors, but excited that I was able...