A Skeleton’s Secrets

By Lauren Kallenberg My┬ástill-wet braid dripped water down my back, providing a cool relief from the sun rays dancing over my skin as I trudged up the swim trail from the lake. My ankles were now covered in the thin coat of dirt that had been kicked up by the boys running ahead of me,…

Kaepernick’s Protest: American as Apple Pie

By Lauren Kallenberg In the midst of a polarizing Presidential election, politics have breached all aspects of American life, most recently creating a dichotomy within the once-unifying world of sports. The contamination of politics into the National Football League has left sports fans and political aficionados alike questioning exactly what contemporary Americanism is supposed to…