The Rider Chronicle

Letter From The Editors: Sorry For The Delay

Letter From The Editors: Sorry For The Delay
November 18, 2014

This is the first print edition of The Rider Chronicle. Typically this would be our October Issue, but due to budget constraints and primarily the sale of ads, and lack thereof, we gladly showcase this...

Exchanging Perspectives: Goodbye

Exchanging Perspectives: Goodbye
November 10, 2014

My exchange journey is coming to an end, and I have really mixed emotions about this. On one hand I am super excited to see all my family and friends again, but on the other hand I am extremely sad to...

Exchanging Perspectives Part 2

Exchanging Perspectives Part 2
October 20, 2014

In Australia I lived right by Lake Albert so the front of my house was all glass making it easy to admire the view. I recall sitting at the table eating Weet-Bix for breakfast when all of a sudden a group...

Exchanging Perspectives Part 1

Exchanging Perspectives Part 1
October 10, 2014

When I first found out I had a host family I was over the moon, and then I found out they lived in Texas. I was originally very hesitant but I decided to stay open minded and say yes, which was one of...

Don’t Suffer In Silence

Don't Suffer In Silence
October 3, 2014

  I sit there alone in my room, the clock reads 3:29 a.m. Even though I know I have to be at school in the slowly approaching morning, I sit there. Wide awake, feeling hopeless, feeling emotionally...

Class Rank Competition Misguided

Class Rank Competition Misguided
September 19, 2014

Constant competition regarding class rank bubbles just underneath the seemingly calm exterior of practiced composure and crafted discipline. But there are more important things than class rank. The...

It’s More Than Just A Challenge

It's More Than Just A Challenge
ALS Disease Gains Attention Worldwide For Research To Find Cure
August 22, 2014

The pick kept slipping through his hands. As he tried over and over to play his guitar, cousin Kent realized the lack of feeling in his right thumb. He thought it was just a case of arthritis, which would...

Netflix Neurosis

Netflix Neurosis
May 30, 2014

Friday night. You don’t have anything to do. Well, you have two packets of homework and a project due on Monday. But all of that can wait till Sunday night. And you don’t want to go anywhere,...

Once We Enter College It’s Either Smooth Or Rough Sailing, The Choice Is Ours

March 28, 2014

After high school, we begin to enter the “real world”. We begin to move out of the house, get new jobs, and maybe go to college. But instead of our superiors nagging at us to get our lives together,...

You’re Not Stupid

March 14, 2014

“I want you all to look at me. Cause what I’m about to say is important. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and I want you all to know this. This goes out to everybody… You’re not stupid....

The Cost Of Connecting

March 4, 2014

A recent court ruling in D.C. has struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) claim to net neutrality. What is net neutrality? It is the concept that essentially prevents outside parties...

Early Release Regression

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February 25, 2014

Ever since the eighth period was established I have lied to myself to make it through the day. “Come on, Kiersten”, I think. “Just make it to Independent Study then you can take a quick nap on...

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