The Holtonian


Corey Nordyke, Site Designer, Assistant Photographer

May 9, 2016

It's sad to grow up having a mom, but at the same time not having a mom. Moms are supposed to be there through thick and thin, but my mom wasn't. It wasn't that my mom was never there it was just that she never cared. It wasn’t until 2004 that I finally felt what it was like to have a mother who cared....

Instilling Confidence

Lyndie Copeland, Ad Manager

April 6, 2016

A short story written by Lyndie Copeland: In the middle of a Manhattan apartment swirled Archie Abbott. Streaming through the window, light glistened off of Archie’s 6’1” frame, highlighting his warm, brown hair and hazel eyes. Dressed head-to-toe in a stiff suit, freshly shined shoes, and a...

The Accident

Emma Reith, Online Editor

March 7, 2016

Lights. Blue and red flashing lights, that’s all I can remember from that night. The night everything changed. I’m sitting in my hospital bed talking to the police about what happened, but what did happen? My head is spinning from all the questioning. As I am trying to think of what happened that...


Blake Harris, Assistant Feature Editor

January 19, 2016

There is a tiny ghost White and fair That lives in my phone The touch of a thumb The camera flashes And takes a quick pic Selfie or not Sending to all my friends This ghost runs my life All day Everyday Snapping is the name Chatting is the game

One Life

Blake Harris, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 19, 2016

One life we have, one life we lead Don't let your heart be filled with greed Carpe Diem, seize the day! Be extraordinary, be wonderful, and be astounding today. An eye for an eye is no way to live, For a smile is an easy gift to give. If that is the first thought that comes to mind, Then...


Corey Nordyke, Site Designer, Assistant Photographer

January 12, 2016

I don’t care if you don’t think I’m pretty. Being pretty isn’t about being popular, wearing name brand clothes, or how much money you have. Being pretty is about knowing who you are and not caring what people think about you. I have come a long way to get where I am today. I’m not saying...

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