Respect the Babies

Respect the Babies

November 25, 2013


Filed under Arts

4 mistakes everyone makes when they see a baby: 1)      They take pictures of the baby. Babies are not models! You don’t need to showcase them to everyone you know. MISTAKE When interviewed, baby Angelica, 5 months, said, “I know I’m cute, but that’s only for my mommy to enj...

Oscar Predictions

Oscar Predictions

November 13, 2013


Filed under Arts, Opinion

Oscar Predictions Jason Pauli             As the summer blockbuster season of big bang movies has come to a close, film fans now turn their attention to the Oscar season. Between October and January, Hollywood will be rolling out their Oscar worthy films all in hopes to claim another one of ...

Like A Melon

Like A Melon

November 13, 2013


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Like A Melon Baking in the hot New York sun, I sat on a bench, looking out over the slightly less attractive New Jersey on our big NYC vacation. This was the vacation of which I had always dreamed. I had a passionate desire to stroll through the crowded streets of angry men and woman shouting profanities...

Undoing

Undoing

Reilly Card, Writer

November 11, 2013


Filed under Arts, Check It Out

Tearing, Pulling, Shredding. She tried to undo years of build up. It left a dull throb in her heart, all this undoing. It had built up and pooled up and spilled out. Rolling down her cheeks, the years of build up. Drop by drop, she let go. Slowly tearing, pulling, shredding the build...

Limited time offer

Limited time offer

October 23, 2013


Filed under Arts

Ever tire of having no thoughts at all? Do you want ideas more complex than, "I want cheese?" Wish math homework was easy? Now you can order... your very own... Brain! Used to help with all tasks more advanced than making toast. It's moldable, squeezable, now easily influenced and controlled. This limited...

Six word stories

Six word stories

Douglas Husic, Contributor

October 23, 2013


Filed under Arts, Showcase

The most powerful stories are the ones that visually say the least, but mean the most. Ms. B’sheart’s beginning writing for publication class began an activity on Friday October 11, 2013 which was an exercise I found very compelling. The challenge was to write a story in six words like the ...

Calling All Artists

Calling All Artists

Claudia Kassouf

October 21, 2013


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Calling all artists: Can you draw? Can you design? Do you want to leave the school and still have your art featured for years to come? Do you want to enter an art contest and represent your school’s newspaper and literary/arts magazine? If your answer to any of these is yes, then enter the Spectrum Log...

Abandoned Rose

Abandoned Rose

Ana Rose Weinfurther

October 11, 2013


Filed under Arts, Showcase

I’m sitting here Feeling like I’ve disappeared Even though they’re all near Still down come the tears Because today is the day 14 years back I did lay In the sun’s glistening rays As you flew far away I’m an abandoned rose As far as the story goes And even though I was chosen You...

True Stories that Sound Fake

True Stories that Sound Fake

Jason Pauli, Writer

October 9, 2013


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Acne. I hate it more than most things in this world. I blame my body- my fickle, frustrating body. First, I can’t grow muscle, and I can’t gain weight due to my metabolism and now my face rejects all forms of acne fighting medicine. All medicine starts to work when I first get it, then quickly gets...

The Writer and The Reader:

The Writer and The Reader:

Douglas Husic, Contributor

September 29, 2013


Filed under Arts, Showcase

I think therefore I am; Rene Descartes is the mastermind of this paper. This paper is written solely on the idea to prove my existence. I have been questioning it lately. I, the supposed writer, am going to have a conversation with you, the reader. I know all your answers to the questions I will pose...

Tear

Tear

Jason Pauli, Writer

September 26, 2013


Filed under Arts, Showcase

The shards of glass shatter across the counter. Shards fly, glistening in the light, reflecting my inner darkness, and piercing my skin. Rage flows through my blood and blocks the striking pain. My mother cowers in fear, placing a chair between us. My dog, screaming at me, my brother crying...

A real eye opener

A real eye opener

Reilly Card, Writer

September 26, 2013


Filed under Arts, Showcase

My alarm started to scream at me, getting up in the morning as tear inducing when I thought about it. Same boring cereal, same silly kids show on TV. An old bus appeared around the corner late like every day. The driver was as old looking as the bus.  The day passed easy, like pulling teeth. No one...

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