Richard Siken

Good poetry is the kind that gives us chills. It cuts through the numb ring of our consciousness and causes us to take notice. It wakes us up and demands that we return to read it again, and again, and again, until we are sure of its purpose. There is an endless supply of books...
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Lost in Translation

Twenty years ago, if a guy had made a mistake and lost the girl he really cared about, he would have stood under her window with a boombox, Say Anything style. Or at least thrown some rocks and sang something acapella. Today we get a late-night text that wakes us up and makes us feel...
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College Crossroads

At this point in the year, college is a topic of conversation that has become relatively common. With the unlimited amount of options to choose from and the unending deadlines and numbers to remember, thinking about college can become easily overwhelming. Equally daunting for most college-bound students is the cost of a post-secondary education. The...
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Drama Drama

This spring RCHS Cougar Dramatics, headed by Pete Barr, will present The Sound of Music, the iconic musical that follows Maria Rainer, a postulant, who leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to Captain Von Trapp’s seven mischievous children. After finding out that the school could not get the permission from the Musical Theatre...
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