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  • Shyness: To the Extreme
    How serious does shyness become until it is considered as extreme shyness? What does it really mean to be shy? This article will inform you of the psychological perspective on this topic.
  • A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
    A book review of A Gate at the Stairs (released August 2010) written by Lorrie Moore.
  • Mark Nolan: Advancing at the Long Island Advance
    Based on an interview, this feature story about Long Island Advance editor Mark Nolan explains Nolan's background information as well as his work ethic, how he became an editor, and what journalism means to him.
  • James K. Polk Declares War on Mexico
    This article explains the circumstances surrounding the declaration of war on Mexico on May 13, 1846.
  • Abraham Lincoln Issues the Emancipation Proclamation
    On January 1, 1863, the day Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, abolitionists and free slaves celebrated the historic change in America. The Emancipation Proclamation forever changed the relationships of the national government to slavery.
  • James Buchanan: The "Do-Nothing" President
    President James Buchanan only served for one term, but in this short period of time he earned the nickname of the "Do-Nothing President." This article outlines the biggest mistakes Buchanan made during his Presidency.
  • Caffeine Crazies Vs. Video Game Grown-Ups
    A look at two widely consuming trends. They both bring pleasure, but they also can put you at risk for some serious health effects. Find out what can make the trends of the "Caffeine Crazies" and "Video Game Grown-Ups" so harmful to your health.
  • Thanksgiving Day
    A poem about the wonderful feeling of Thanksgiving Day.
  • A Hopeful Change
    I tend to dwell on things I shouldn't be dwelling on. I tend to be the half empty person, a pessimist, much to the dismay of many around me. Although, believe it or not, I wish I could be optimistic. I'm looking to change and I hope it will pull through.
  • Wasted Years, Wasted Love
    A poem about how one person can turn your whole world upside down when you least expect it, at a time when you think life can't get any better.
  • Forgotten
    A poem about a person who I considered a really close friend, someone who really meant a lot to me, who said they'd always be there no matter what--and everybody wonders why the people I trust are few.
  • Appreciation
    A poem for my fans who I greatly appreciate. Thank you very much, everybody!
  • Nothing Special
    A poem that talks about feeling like you're nothing special, just one out of billions. That's never true, but people still tend to have these thoughts at some time or another.
  • (She Was) Our Downfall
    A poem that describes my current experience of "downfall." One person made a mistake, but now everybody has to suffer through it.
  • Don't Give Up
    A poem that could be viewed as a plea to a person who wanted to take their own life at some point in time. Thankfully, they didn't do that dreadful thing, but we did eventually go our separate ways.
  • Avoidance
    A simple poem about a broken friendship.
  • Cloudy Thoughts
    The title says it all...simply, a paragraph of cloudy thoughts.
  • Happens Every Time
    A poem that talks about being forced to spend time with someone who you constantly butt heads with. You just sit there waiting and waiting for it to be over. Grudgingly waiting, ruefully hating...
  • The Many Different Types of Professors
    No two professors are the same - should that be considered good or bad? A few examples of the different types of professors that you will most likely encounter throughout your college years.
  • Three Major Steps of Songwriting
    The three major steps of songwriting are as follows: lyrics, music, and title. Either one of these steps are interchangeable; there is no right or wrong way to write a song.
  • My Dear
    A poem about a love that never was.
  • Can't You See?
    A very short love poem for the boy who couldn't see what I wanted him to see.
  • But that was Years Ago
    A poem that describes the journey through a wonderful, yet decaying, friendship. It starts out by portraying that feeling of pure joy you get when you know you're found a real friend, leading up to the unhappy ending.
  • I'll Always Be Here
    When you've got a good thing going, hold on to it, but don't grip it so hard that you choke the life out of it. Enjoy it while it lasts and pray it never ends. Although, if your friendship does have to end, don't be afraid to let go.
  • Once Upon a Time
    A sweet love poem. It's never too late...
  • Molasses
    A poem that was written for one of my dear, dear friends who is now embarking on the next stage of her life. I am extremely happy for her, and I'm not being selfish - I just hope this new change doesn't tear us apart.
  • Once Again
    A poem that was written for my best friend. The poem talks about not wanting to let somebody close to you go, even when they want to break free. Goodbye for now, friend forever.
  • How to Cope with a Long Distance Friendship
    Dealing with a long distance friendship - some say it's impossible, but I beg to differ. This article will give you tips on how to have a successful long distance friendship.
  • Why a Liberal Arts Education?
    Well, why not a liberal arts education? A liberal arts education should no longer be considered the "easy way out" when compared to a career-oriented education. Although this has been proven true time and time again, many people still have their doubts.
  • The Life and Times of Hammurabi, King of Babylon
    Not many people have heard of King Hammurabi of Babylon. For reasons unknown, the story of his life is often overlooked. Read to learn more about King Hammurabi and Babylon, the kingdom that had truly been his own.

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