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Senior Kristin Priest finds alternative P.E. courses

Senior Kristin Priest finds alternative P.E. courses

Jacob Stanton and Justin Cupps

March 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

After being diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) during September of her freshman year, senior Kristin Priest decided to take ice skating to complete her Physical Education (P.E.) credit. Priest has not been able to take a P.E. class since her diagnosis. She was looking at the catalog for M...

Junior Kristin Priest moves on to international DECA competition

Junior Kristin Priest moves on to international DECA competition

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features

After placing third in the Apparel and Accessories Marketing category at the DECA state competition in Kansas City March 11-13, junior Kristin Priest is moving on to the International Career and Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta, Ga. April 21-24. “At the state competition, there were about 50 people competing against me, much different ...

A patient drowning in pain killers, a doctor swimming in money

A patient drowning in pain killers, a doctor swimming in money

Kristin Priest, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Something was wrong, and my mom had realized that. Each time I went back to my rheumatologist, I told them that I felt worse, and their response was a higher dosage of medications. There was a time when I was taking the equivalent to eight advil a day, on top of my chemo medication. They wanted to put...

I Took Chemo for Nothing

I Took Chemo for Nothing

February 22, 2017


Filed under Editorials

After hearing I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, my doctor told me something that would continue to haunt my waking thoughts for months. They said I needed to “adjust to the new normal,” but nothing about my situation was normal. Arthritis at the age of 15 was not normal, the dosag...

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