Stories by Hilary Matfess

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Mother's strength is inspiring

Years ago, my father wrote me a poem to cheer me up while I was sick. In it, he expressed how proud he was that I am "funny like dad and strong like your mom."
By Hilary Matfess

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

It's not a subject to kiss off

For some teenagers, kissing is more of a pastime than an action to be deciphered, but the scientific meaning behind a kiss has yet to be determined.
By Hilary Matfess

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

The Spotlight: Taylor Lamb

"Taylor Lamb, the magic man, messes up your mind, as much as he can."
By Hilary Matfess

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008

Math team breaks a sweat

The Greenbrier High Math Team shows that dedication is not limited to athletic teams; you can break a mental sweat, too.
By Hilary Matfess

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007

Feminist movement has produced a mighty force

The second of three waves of the feminist movement was started with the publication in 1963 of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique . I'm not expecting history to repeat itself with the ...
By Hilary Matfess

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007

Take time to learn about war

Few things in the news are more prevalent than the war in Iraq, but there are few things that teenagers are less knowledgeable on.
By Hilary Matfess
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