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Modesty Doesn’t Keep Us Safe

In the Muslim tradition the hijab, or head scarf, is supposed to show modesty and offer protection in public space. Modesty is a virtue in the Christian and Jewish traditions, too. In fact, in the last few weeks we have been surrounded by images of the Virgin Mary wearing a head covering. The Virgin Mary, [...]

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On Liberty of Opinions

By Jeremy Gulley Since President Obama’s speech in Osawatomie on December 6th, I have received many emails and heard many opinions from people on both sides of the political spectrum. It seems that everyone has something to say about the President’s visit and the ideas he presented, and find it necessary to share that opinion [...]

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The Importance of Education

By Israel Gulley As an eighth grader with a lot of life ahead of me, I want to know that getting an education will affect my future and that it is not a waste of time. When I went to see Barack Obama last Tuesday, I learned that he does care about education. He said [...]

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The President Visits Osawatomie

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For Josh

This poem is in regards to the Occupy Cal Protest on Nov. 9, 2011, at U.C. Berkley during which many students and professors were beaten by police.   Ten years ago Josh Anderson bore witness to my deepest shame when he called out to me while I was quickly pushing my baby stroller away from [...]

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My Political Opinions

One day four men were arguing about politics. Every time that a topic would be brought up, it eventually ended up where three would agree and argue against the fourth. Try as he could, the forth man could never prevail against the “three against one, we’re right” argument. After they had argued for several minutes [...]

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Why Osawatomie? This Is Where It Started!

Where Osawatomie High School stands, John Brown Memorial Park spreads out around the John Brown Cabin and Museum Historical Site, and a battle once raged between Free Staters and Pro Slavers on Aug. 30, 1856, history has come full circle. On Aug. 31, 1910, President Theodore Roosevelt spoke to an audience of 30,000 in his [...]

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Osawatomie High School Language Arts in 1987

Osawatomie High School’s Language Arts teachers work hard to teach  students the basics and beyond of language, literature and communications. Red White and You, the 1987 Osawatomie High School annual, reported “Nouns, appositives and verbal’s, they all come flowing from text books through kindergarten to 12th grade. They abound in the language and literature classes [...]

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Girls’ Basketball Team Falls In Opener

By Jeff Gulley It was a cold shooting night for the Trojan girls to open the season at Iola Friday night. Osawatomie shot only 6-20 from the 2-point line and 1-9 from beyond the 3-point line in a 31-17 loss. The Trojans also had 21 turnovers. Tayler Soucie led the Trojans with seven points. Candice [...]

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Swim Team Takes Second At Coffeyville

By Jeff Gulley The Osawatomie/Paola boys’ swim team took second at Coffeyville Saturday in the first meet of the season. Jesse Prue took first in the 50-free with a time of 24.15, good enough to qualify for the state meet. Also taking first place was Ben Dorsett in the 200-free with a time of 2:13. [...]

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