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  • Brick by Brick

    Brick by Brick

    Tyler Kovalcik and Ian Croucher

    June 8, 2016

    The worst thing that can happen to you is become a cliche. Never realize till it’s too late, then you’re ten feet into a Sam Spade mystery you didn’t sign up for. Realization hit me in the form of a dead sixteen year old. He coughed up blood like a thirty year smoker coughs up reasons to quit....

  • Goldilocks- the Epilogue

    Goldilocks- the Epilogue

    Franklin Li, Fiction Writer

    June 8, 2016

    “Are you sure it's alright for us to meet like this?” Asked a large silhouette. “Don't worry about it,” reassured the small, feminine figure, “we’ve been meeting like this for years, and so far, no one's the wiser.” “Well, If you say so Goldilocks,” said the bear-shaped silhouette. “Anyways, ...

  • The VQ Drill

    The VQ Drill

    Natalie Luterman, Fiction Writer

    June 8, 2016

    In the beige-white halls of Bunker 247, the morning of the Vein 19 Ambassador and his personally mentored Trainee was suddenly made more interesting, when a manic-eyed Maintenance Employee came trampling down the corridor, heaving and sputtering. The two of them heard the noise at the same time and ...

  • More Academic Leniency for Student-Athletes?

    More Academic Leniency for Student-Athletes?

    Drew Hoelscher, Opinion Writer

    June 6, 2016

    Academics and athletics have long clashed in the lives of student-athletes. Student-athletes that spend over seven hours in school per day and then have anywhere from one to five hours of practice per day sometimes struggle to complete their work for school or make sure they have completely learned ce...

2015 Top Academics

Kiara Poole-Willis, Staff Writer

Marina Kashat Marina says her sister pushes her to be successful, as it's not only about studying but also listening and taking notes while lectures are in session. Kashat...

June 8, 2015

Do You Feel Safe at Your Hospital?

Do You Feel Safe at Your Hospital?

Daija Talley, Staff Writer

In January of 2012, Bimla Nayyar lost her life due to Dearborn's Oakwood Hospital performing the wrong surgery. Nayyar was at the hospital to get surgery on her jaw but...

June 5, 2015

The Dangers of Drunk Driving

May 28, 2015

As we all know, drinking and driving simply do not go together. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependents Corporation, 32% of fatal car crashes  involve an intoxicated driver...

Devin Funchess Drafted to Carolina Panthers

Devin Funchess Drafted to Carolina Panthers

May 21, 2015

Devin Funchess started playing high school football for Harrison High School in 2009 . At 6'2", Devin was titled "The Man" on the field by fans and family. Nobody could stop his speed or even catch the...

School Bond Proposal

School Bond Proposal

May 21, 2015

For the past three years, the city of Farmington has proposed a bill to reconstruct the schools in the district. On Tuesday, May 5th, voters of Farmington schools approved a 131. 5 million dollar ballot...

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Do You Know Your Varsity Softball Team?

Damia Morse, Staff Writer

You may know your football team, you may know your baseball team, and you may even know your soccer team, but do you know your softball team? The Harrison Varsity Softball Team is one of the most underrated...

May 28, 2015

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Margy Dikova, Poet

The hands of a human are beautiful So much magnificence controlled by the will of a human Creations made by us can be powerful Yet so many possible ways to be used only kn...

June 8, 2016

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  • Who has Cliff?

    Cast Emma McKay(Mother of Cliff) Cliff McKay(Son of Emma and Russell) Russell Malone (Cliffs dad) Irene Marchette (Sister of Claire) C...

  • Nightmare in the Forest

    It was a breezy night, maybe around forty degrees out, but there was an immense fog out around the forest, which made it feel warmer for some reason...

  • Siren on the High Seas

    “Oi! You awake?” I, startled awake, hurriedly poked my head over the side of the crow’s nest, smoothing down my ragged hair as I did so. “A...

  • The Leprechaun

          His name was Angus, and sailing was his favorite thing in the world.       He was on a trade ship, the Leprechaun, and it was ...

  • Saving the Time Convenient Beautiful

    The museum was going to be perfect. All 195 countries held pageants to ensure it was, and only the most beautiful and best from each were chosen. T...

  • Shadow in the Night-Time

    It was two in the morning and I slowly walked through the woods to get home, stopping every three minutes to throw up. It was foggy and I couldn't see...

  • “The Lake”

                                                                                   There was a house on the wat...

  • A Hypothetical World as Seen Through Invisible Eyes

    Jo Wilson lived in an invisible house, on an invisible street, in an invisible universe. All of her friends and family were invisible, and when they p...

  • Summer Concerts Are Back

    Summer Concerts Are Back

  • Crossword Puzzle – Who’s that SENIOR?!

    Crossword Puzzle – Who’s that SENIOR?!

The news site of Harrison High School.
The news site of Harrison High School.