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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?><rss version="2.0" xmlns:atom="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom"><channel><title>The Taliaferro Times Online</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/</link><description>Recent content on The Taliaferro Times Online</description><generator>Hugo -- gohugo.io</generator><language>en-us</language><copyright>The Taliaferro Times - A public forum for student expression - student editors make all content decisions. Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a</copyright><lastBuildDate>Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000</lastBuildDate><atom:link href="https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/index.xml" rel="self" type="application/rss+xml"/><item><title>Resources - Coronavirus Updates!</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/school-resources/</link><pubDate>Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/school-resources/</guid><description>Welcome! This page will be updated throughout the rest of this school year to provide resources, information, and guides for our school community.</description></item><item><title>Fairy Tale World</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/fairy-tale/</link><pubDate>Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:40:46 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/fairy-tale/</guid><description>Her fairy tale world
The earth underneath
Pulsing,
Alive with every
beat of her heart
The trees swayed
With each breath</description></item><item><title>Hacker Matti</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/hacker-matti/</link><pubDate>Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:40:14 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/hacker-matti/</guid><description>There was a blue moon and a girl with her laptop on stage. I was sitting alone in the crowd, watching her in fondness as if the moon shone a spotlight solely on her.</description></item><item><title>Presidential Endorsements</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/presidential-endorsements/</link><pubDate>Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/presidential-endorsements/</guid><description>The Taliaferro Times's mission statement is:
To seek truth, to inform the world, and to provide a platform for student expression.</description></item><item><title>Interview with Julia Huckaby</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/julia-huckaby/</link><pubDate>Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/julia-huckaby/</guid><description>I interviewed Julia Huckaby over her experience going through the IB program. Julia graduated from Booker T. Washington in 2019 and now attends Tufts University in Massachusetts.</description></item><item><title>Election Day: Vote Tuesday for TPS Board Positions and More</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/vote-tuesday/</link><pubDate>Mon, 10 Feb 2020 18:51:12 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/vote-tuesday/</guid><description>Vote tomorrow from 7am to 7pm at your local polling place!
See https://okvoterportal.okelections.us/ to see what your ballot will look like, your voting place, and more!</description></item><item><title>Swim Regionals 2019-2020</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/swim-regionals/</link><pubDate>Mon, 10 Feb 2020 17:23:54 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/swim-regionals/</guid><description>This last Friday, our very own Booker T. Washington swim team traveled to Jenks to face off against other teams in the area to qualify for state.</description></item><item><title>Weekend Wins for Academic Team and Swim</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/weekend-wins/</link><pubDate>Sun, 09 Feb 2020 12:38:34 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/02/weekend-wins/</guid><description>Academic Team won the Academic Bowl State Championship this Saturday! The 2020 victory brings the total number of state championships to 19.</description></item><item><title>Balance</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/balance/</link><pubDate>Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:31:02 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/balance/</guid><description>We are destructive, selfish, power hungry, and two faced
Of course we won't admit it
secretly basking in these feelings when we think no ones looking</description></item><item><title>You Call Her...</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/you-call-her/</link><pubDate>Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:05:36 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/you-call-her/</guid><description>She avoids her reflection.
You call her odd.
She doesn't take pictures.
You call her party crasher.
She doesn't eat.</description></item><item><title>Lone Shark</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/lone-shark/</link><pubDate>Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:00:20 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/lone-shark/</guid><description>I sometimes wonder in this big ocean world we live in, where I’m heading?
Where my journey is taking me? Am I heading the right way or the wrong way?</description></item><item><title>Interview with Roni Amit</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/interview-roni-amit/</link><pubDate>Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:13:31 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/interview-roni-amit/</guid><description>Roni Amit, JD, PhD
Director, Terry West Civil Legal Clinic
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
College of Law
I’ve known Professor Roni Amit for a while now since we have attended the same weekly yoga class.</description></item><item><title>Poetry Club: Write Pass Write</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/poetry-club/</link><pubDate>Fri, 10 Jan 2020 21:37:41 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/poetry-club/</guid><description>The following poems were written by Poetry Club during Activity Period.
Aspiration New year, Same me
Same me, Same dreams</description></item><item><title>Copyright</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/copyright/</link><pubDate>Thu, 02 Jan 2020 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/copyright/</guid><description>The US has gone awry with copyright by Nate Ijams
A Note from the Author: This work seeks to explore, with a purpose, some flaws I see in our copyright system as it exists today.</description></item><item><title>Cold Thoughts</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/cold-thoughts/</link><pubDate>Mon, 16 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/cold-thoughts/</guid><description>There was a time when I was lying in my bed, half an hour to midnight. The clock was ticking softly but loudly.</description></item><item><title>Poetry Club</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/poetry-club/</link><pubDate>Sat, 14 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/poetry-club/</guid><description>Just last month, we got to talk with Kelanni Edwards, a junior at Booker. T Washington, about the new club she recently started: Poetry Club.</description></item><item><title>HELP</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/help/</link><pubDate>Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/help/</guid><description>Sometimes it’s better to be alone. No one can hurt you.
- Megara
Mine. I remember that day like it was yesterday.</description></item><item><title>The Lyrics of Phoebe Bridgers</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/the-lyrics-of-phoebe-bridgers/</link><pubDate>Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/the-lyrics-of-phoebe-bridgers/</guid><description>Lyrics Inspired by Phoebe Bridgers’s writing style.
(Verse 1)
The smell of alcohol lingers on his breath
Too long to pass the time</description></item><item><title>To do or not to do</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/to-do-or-not-to-do/</link><pubDate>Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/to-do-or-not-to-do/</guid><description>Ms. Walker's AP Literature class has been reading Hamlet for the past month. We were asked to rewrite Hamlet's famous soliloquy “To be or not to be”, this is my version:</description></item><item><title>Conflicting</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/conflicting/</link><pubDate>Wed, 04 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/conflicting/</guid><description>The Sun shines strangely,
Beams too bright and too fleeting,
Chasing out the cold
Wind swirls listlessly,
Inspired to blow, then stops,</description></item><item><title>Team Trees</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/team-trees/</link><pubDate>Tue, 03 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/team-trees/</guid><description>For several months now, the #TeamTrees fundraiser has been happening on YouTube. If you haven’t heard of it already, YouTubers Mr.</description></item><item><title>The Weekly Digest: November 20th</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/the-weekly-digest-november-20th/</link><pubDate>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/the-weekly-digest-november-20th/</guid><description>Around the World Bolivia&amp;lsquo;s president, Evo Morales, resigned from his position. At the same time, the Vice-President, leaders of both legislative bodies, and others left office, leaving the country effectively leaderless for many days.</description></item><item><title>An Orion Point Thanksgiving</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/an-orion-point-thanksgiving/</link><pubDate>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/an-orion-point-thanksgiving/</guid><description>Orion Point has been a team for many years. They had been through some ups and downs in many different seasons, but they never expected to be placed in the Forage Sector during the oddly named Turkey Day.</description></item><item><title>Autumn Shots</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/autumn-shots/</link><pubDate>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/autumn-shots/</guid><description>Original Photography by Monica Martinez, &amp;lsquo;21.</description></item><item><title>Inside Purdue Pharma’s Media Playbook: How It Planted the Opioid “Anti-Story”</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/inside-purdue-pharma-s-media-playbook-how-it-planted-the-opioid-anti-story/</link><pubDate>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/inside-purdue-pharma-s-media-playbook-how-it-planted-the-opioid-anti-story/</guid><description>This story was originally published by ProPublica. It is reproduced here under the terms of the Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND 3.</description></item><item><title>Rabbit Habits</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/rabbit-habits/</link><pubDate>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/rabbit-habits/</guid><description>We all have habits that are big and bad.
Some may say that habits are good.
And some may say they're utterly all bad.</description></item><item><title>Sylvia! - A Review</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/sylvia-a-review/</link><pubDate>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/sylvia-a-review/</guid><description>The school production of Sylvia left good impressions and a newfound feeling of appreciation. The good line delivery, perfect character development, and even just the transitions were all key factors in making this production a success on numerous levels, and I found myself frequently resisting applause.</description></item><item><title>Before I Run</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/before-i-run/</link><pubDate>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/before-i-run/</guid><description>This weekend I will be running a half marathon. As the race date gets closer, I grow to be more anxious.</description></item><item><title>Hornets Against Hunger For Hornets</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/hornets-hunger/</link><pubDate>Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/hornets-hunger/</guid><description>Hornets Against Hunger: “a club that works towards the alleviation of food insecurity in Tulsa, by running the food pantry in Booker T.</description></item><item><title>Improve Our Tulsa: Vote Tuesday!</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/improve-our-tulsa/</link><pubDate>Sun, 10 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/improve-our-tulsa/</guid><description>Tomorrow morning, Tulsans head to the polls to vote on the Improve Our Tulsa project. The proposal would allocate $639 million to projects on transportation, streets, capital improvements, and emergency funds.</description></item><item><title>The Pursuit of Peace</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/pursuit-peace/</link><pubDate>Sun, 10 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/pursuit-peace/</guid><description>Peace Peace can be thought of as many different things, whether that be freedom from civil disturbances, freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts and emotions, or simply harmony in personal relationships.</description></item><item><title>The Weekly Digest: November 11th</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/weekly-11-11/</link><pubDate>Sun, 10 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/weekly-11-11/</guid><description>Around the World Armistice Day is celebrated today, November 11th, around the world. It marks the 101st anniversary of the day the First World War ended with the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany.</description></item><item><title>Sylvia!</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/sylvia/</link><pubDate>Sat, 09 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/sylvia/</guid><description>Several days ago, I had the opportunity to interview some of the cast of the upcoming play Sylvia! If you have not heard already, Booker T students will be performing the play beginning at 7 pm on Wednesday, November 13th.</description></item><item><title>Joe Mama</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/joe-mama/</link><pubDate>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/joe-mama/</guid><description>Faithful stars light faithless things,
And for my mind, the light still sings,
For questions the sky thus brings,
But answers forget to follow.</description></item><item><title>Math Club</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/math-club/</link><pubDate>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/math-club/</guid><description>Have you ever needed help in math, but didn’t have the time before or after school to find it? If so, stop by Room 414 on activity periods to check out Math Club!</description></item><item><title>Privacy Policy</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/privacy-policy/</link><pubDate>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/privacy-policy/</guid><description>Who we are The Taliaferro Times is the official newspaper and writing club of Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.</description></item><item><title>Senior Season</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/senior-season/</link><pubDate>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/senior-season/</guid><description>It's our senior year,
Just look at us now,
Look at how we've grown,
In these passing four years.
Walking through these halls that hold so many memories,</description></item><item><title>The Bradford Pear</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/bradford-pear/</link><pubDate>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/bradford-pear/</guid><description>Over the summer, my family and I sold the house we were living in and moved out to a fairly small lot just inside Osage county.</description></item><item><title>The Holberton School</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/software-engineering/</link><pubDate>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/software-engineering/</guid><description>Are you interested in becoming a software engineer?
Holberton is a school here in downtown Tulsa that teaches people about coding and how to think like programmers.</description></item><item><title>The First Pom Competition of the Year</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/pom-competition/</link><pubDate>Tue, 05 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/pom-competition/</guid><description>On Sat. Oct 26, the BTW Pom team had their first competition of the 2019-2020 season. It was held at the Union Multipurpose Activity Center, or UMAC.</description></item><item><title>Is Technology In the Classroom Hurting Harming Learning?</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-technology-classroom/</link><pubDate>Mon, 04 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-technology-classroom/</guid><description>In 2019, it has become impossible to keep technology outside of the classroom. Schools have been forced to adapt to it.</description></item><item><title>Headlines, News, and Little Thoughts</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-headlines-news/</link><pubDate>Sun, 03 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-headlines-news/</guid><description>You can subscribe to the email newsletter.
Around the Hive The Dean continues her efforts to enforce BTW’s uniform and safety policies.</description></item><item><title>Ethical Considerations In Microcosm Experimentation</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-ethical-microcosm/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-ethical-microcosm/</guid><description>In response to the use of living animals in a school project at Booker
T. Washington High School.
General Conclusions I.</description></item><item><title>October Photography</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-photography/</link><pubDate>Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-photography/</guid><description/></item><item><title>The First Rain</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-first-rain/</link><pubDate>Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-first-rain/</guid><description>You know that feeling when you step outside to petrichor?
It’s ineffable to me how it leaves you wanting more.</description></item><item><title>The Monsters of the Mountain</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-monsters-mountain/</link><pubDate>Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-monsters-mountain/</guid><description>There once was a village of small creatures who lived together in peace. The creatures looked unlike anything that had existed before—small, with big yellow eyes that glow in the dark and silky blue fur ranging from the palest of ice to the deepest of midnight.</description></item><item><title>Your Melody</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-your-melody/</link><pubDate>Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-your-melody/</guid><description>My heart flutters like a peaceful melody
Gently strummed on your guitar.
As your fingers move along the fretboard
My stomach pounces,</description></item><item><title>Shelley in the Vending Machine</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-shelley/</link><pubDate>Tue, 24 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-shelley/</guid><description>When the soul of Earth ignited fire,
The heavens faintly spoke,
With a furtive background choir,
Let there be Diet Coke.</description></item><item><title>Global Climate Strike!</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-climate-strike/</link><pubDate>Mon, 23 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-climate-strike/</guid><description>Our Climate Strike
by Monica Martinez
On Friday September 20th, The Guthrie Green in Downtown Tulsa hosted the Global Climate Strike for Tulsa.</description></item><item><title>The Area 51 Raid, and What Actually Happened</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-area-51-raid/</link><pubDate>Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-area-51-raid/</guid><description>September 20, 2019. Seem like a familiar date? Well, you’re not crazy. Everyone and their mom knows about the Area 51 Raid.</description></item><item><title>Antoinette Baking Company - Restaurant Review</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-antoinette-baking-review/</link><pubDate>Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-antoinette-baking-review/</guid><description>Antoinette Baking Company
Antoinette Baking Company is a charming bakery and coffee shop located in the Tulsa Arts District, Downtown, on Main St.</description></item><item><title>There's Some Weird S*** In Minnesota's Woods</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-weird-in-woods/</link><pubDate>Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-weird-in-woods/</guid><description>You know this is one of those things that you’re not supposed to talk about. The kinda things considered “taboo” amongst those who know about it, but this has been aching at me for months now, living in the deep crevices of my mind, never really fading from my active thought.</description></item><item><title>Renegades - Book Review</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-renegades-book-review/</link><pubDate>Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-renegades-book-review/</guid><description>Renegades, by Marissa Meyer
Are you looking for a new book to read?
Do you like superhero stories?
Give Renegades by Marissa Meyer a try!</description></item><item><title>Standing on a Timebomb</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-timebomb/</link><pubDate>Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-timebomb/</guid><description>The world is on fire,
I'm told to sit quieter—
Don't talk back,
&amp;ldquo;We've got this under control.&amp;rdquo;
You ignore me,</description></item><item><title>Music is She</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-music-is-she/</link><pubDate>Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-music-is-she/</guid><description>“Music is She, She is Music” read the yellow blue and purple sign that hung over the Guthrie Green stage. On the same stage, seven incredibly talented female musical artists performed the night away, each offering their own unique experience.</description></item><item><title>13</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-13/</link><pubDate>Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-13/</guid><description>13
Spooky Skeletons
12
Candy Corn
11
Ghouls
10
Ghosts
9
Pennywise
8
Silence
7
Darkness
6
Creeping cold
5</description></item><item><title>Mother-Sun</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-mother-sun/</link><pubDate>Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-mother-sun/</guid><description>The sun is hot like an overheating car engine.
The steam and heat of a boiling teapot waiting to explode.</description></item><item><title>Kicking off the year with creativity!</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-newspaper-creativity/</link><pubDate>Sat, 07 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-newspaper-creativity/</guid><description>To kick off the new 2019-2020 school year, the newspaper decided to write some poetry and short stories! Three minutes were given to each person to write something up and share it at our first meeting on August 30th, 2019.</description></item><item><title>A Moral Dilemma</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-a-moral-dilemma/</link><pubDate>Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-a-moral-dilemma/</guid><description>Compared to most fiction stories you read, you may believe that this story is, well, fiction. But I assure you that this is a completely TRUE recounting of past events, although many parts of this may seem exaggerated.</description></item><item><title>Prom</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-prom/</link><pubDate>Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-prom/</guid><description>This year, prom was held at Caine’s Ballroom on Saturday, April 6th. It was planned and made possible by the class of 2020 and their sponsor, Ms.</description></item><item><title>Last Minute</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-last-minute/</link><pubDate>Sun, 14 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-last-minute/</guid><description>I’m starting to write this poem on the night before it’s due.
It’s certainly unpolished —​ the font may be askew​.</description></item><item><title>Bees</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-bees/</link><pubDate>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-bees/</guid><description>Bees Bees
Fly into a blooming spring flower
Feel the petals soft and velvet
Buzz in delight
Cover themselves in a light and yellow dust</description></item><item><title>Rwanda 25 Years On: Do students know any more about genocide?</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-rwandan-genocide/</link><pubDate>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-rwandan-genocide/</guid><description>Twenty-five years ago, one plane was shot from the sky, the blue openness tinged by the red flame of the explosion.</description></item><item><title>The Weekly Digest - April 9th, 2019</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/weekly-digest-04-09/</link><pubDate>Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/weekly-digest-04-09/</guid><description>You can subscribe to the email newsletter.
Booker T. Washington Free Speech
I will be linking this document because it is so important.</description></item><item><title>The Weekly Digest - April 2nd, 2019</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/weekly-digest-04-02/</link><pubDate>Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/weekly-digest-04-02/</guid><description>Wow! It's been a while since I've had the opportunity to put one of these out. This one is full of content from the last few days, and I encourage you to read everything I've linked to.</description></item><item><title>Mr. Volle Announces Departure After 2018-2019</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-25-mr-volle-announces-departure-after-2018-2019/</link><pubDate>Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-25-mr-volle-announces-departure-after-2018-2019/</guid><description>Mr. Volle, long-time physics teacher and master of wit, has announced his intention to leave Booker T. Washington High School after the completion of this school year.</description></item><item><title>Battle Scars</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-battle-scars-by-ghost-girl/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-battle-scars-by-ghost-girl/</guid><description>These wallsFeel like a prisonThis box I hide myself inIt’s collapsing And I can’t find the door to get outThe room is filled with invisible doubtsFears and emotions that I only know one wayTo get them to stop screaming at meI am not proud of itI am downright terrifiedThe people I call friendsHelp me so muchBut I still worry that One day they will hate me as much as I doI don’t eat and nothing is easy anymoreLiving every day is a painBut I do it and to meI am stronger than any girl of steel could ever beMy life has changedMy field of daisies and flowersHas died and I just can’t do itLive every day like nothing is wrong When everything is wrongWhen the walls of society don’t exist anymore And I just float in that black void Between belonging and popularityThe one candle that lit that dark voidIs gone, snuffed out like it was nothingAnd in this dark void is a tempting offerLike the devil is asking me to sell my soulBut then the demon raging in my head fadesAnd that one part of me that is still humanWonders why would I put the people I love through thisBut then the demon takes hold once again And tells me that no one loves meOver and Over day after dayAnd to be honestHe’s right and sureYou just think I am crazy and rantingBut to me this is the next best thingThis might not mean anything to you but Five months, five months without a new scarBut without a new scar I realize that The voices in my head get strongerI can hardly stop my hands from shaking And just like that my beautiful God given giftIs torn away from meBut that doesn’t even come close to The pain I feel 24/7And as a reflex I have started callingThese marks of pain my “battle scars”What battle was I in you may askI have one answer for youI am losing a war with myselfAnd I won that tiny trivial battle But it doesn’t matter nowBecause I hurt so much And there is nothingThat anyone canDo aboutIt</description></item><item><title>Helping Hornets: The Taliaferro Times new advice column</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-helping-hornets-the-taliaferro-times-new-advice-column/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-helping-hornets-the-taliaferro-times-new-advice-column/</guid><description>Helping Hornets
_*Helping Hornets is a student-based advice column that provides help to students who may need it. It is completely anonymous and your questions will not be shared with anyone outside of Newspaper Club.</description></item><item><title>January</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-january-by-baylee-mcdonald/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-january-by-baylee-mcdonald/</guid><description>This year I vow, I say to myself. This year I vow to throw away the mask I wear for everyday deception.</description></item><item><title>January Hornet Highlight</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-january-hornet-highlight-quentin-williams/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-january-hornet-highlight-quentin-williams/</guid><description>When asked what his favorite part about our school is, he says:</description></item><item><title>Let's Move On</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-lets-move-on-by-tevin-nguyen/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-lets-move-on-by-tevin-nguyen/</guid><description>To change is to be one with yourself. To know your choices in life if they have been good or bad.</description></item><item><title>New Semester: New Start</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-new-semester-new-start-by-luke-latham/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-new-semester-new-start-by-luke-latham/</guid><description>Winter is in the air;Oh how those poor grades do fare.Finals did harm once beautiful scores,And no longer are all of the GPA’s fours.</description></item><item><title>Procrastination</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-procrastination-by-ian-benway/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-procrastination-by-ian-benway/</guid><description>Same old essay situation—twelve-hundred words, full citation;So this time I may find elation, if I avoid procrastination. Yes, this time my sole fixation lies within the whole creationOf my dull assigned dictation within this week’s short duration.</description></item><item><title>Through the eyes of anxiety</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-through-the-eyes-of-anxiety-by-baylee-mcdonald/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-through-the-eyes-of-anxiety-by-baylee-mcdonald/</guid><description>Through the eyes of anxiety…
I come in the dark, when you least expect me and never asked for me. I come in the hushed whispers, telling you you’re never going to be good enough.</description></item><item><title>Whisking with Woodreaux</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-whisking-with-woodreaux-november/</link><pubDate>Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-whisking-with-woodreaux-november/</guid><description>Hot Chocolate:Ingredients:Directions:Pumpkin Scones:Ingredients:Directions:</description></item><item><title>Bl(i)nk by Calamus</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-13-blink-by-calamus/</link><pubDate>Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-13-blink-by-calamus/</guid><description>It glared at her.
Blinked incessantly.
Taunted, teased her.
What are you going to do? it whispered.
She lifted a finger to—</description></item><item><title>Interview with Brooklynn Douglas</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-brooklynn-douglas-by-jenna-teyrien/</link><pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-brooklynn-douglas-by-jenna-teyrien/</guid><description>Jenna Tayrien asked Brooklynn Douglas a few questions about why being nominated Miss Hornet is important to her. She talks about her plans for the future as well as how she plans on giving back to Booker T.</description></item><item><title>Interview with Cassidy Chase</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-cassidy-chase-by-shateryn-lampkin/</link><pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-cassidy-chase-by-shateryn-lampkin/</guid><description/></item><item><title>Interview with Deanrea Sykes</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-deanrea-sykes-by-raven-arterberry/</link><pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-deanrea-sykes-by-raven-arterberry/</guid><description/></item><item><title>Interview with Iyan Smith Williams</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-iyan-smith-williams-by-george-markert/</link><pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-iyan-smith-williams-by-george-markert/</guid><description>Interviewer George Markert decided to ask Mr. Hornet nominee Iyan Smith Williams a few questions about what it feels like to be nominated as well as how this has affected him as a person.</description></item><item><title>Interview with MacKenzie Tolliver</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-mackenzie-tolliver-by-zaria-mangrum/</link><pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-mackenzie-tolliver-by-zaria-mangrum/</guid><description>The Taliaferro Times photographer and interviewer Zaria Mangrum took time to interview MacKenzie Tolliver about her nomination for Miss Hornet. Tolliver answered questions about what being Miss Hornet would mean to her and also how she hopes to fulfill the expectations of the role.</description></item><item><title>Interview with Myles Dement</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-myles-dement-by-hailie-tanner/</link><pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-myles-dement-by-hailie-tanner/</guid><description>Hailie Tanner, a freshman member of The Taliaferro Times, interviewed Myles Dement about his Mr. Hornet nomination. He answers questions about what the nomination means to him, his personal growth at Booker T.</description></item><item><title>Interview with Zaria Mangrum</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-joshua-edwards-by-zaria-mangrum/</link><pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-joshua-edwards-by-zaria-mangrum/</guid><description>Zaria Mangrum, interviewer and photographer for The Taliaferro Times, interviewed Josh Edwards about his Mr. Hornet nomination. He discusses the meaning of Mr.</description></item><item><title>Interview with Zoe Brewin</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-zoe-brewin-by-jenna-teyrien/</link><pubDate>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-12-interview-with-zoe-brewin-by-jenna-teyrien/</guid><description>Jenna Tayrien, a Taliaferro Times interviewer, spoke with Zoe Brewin about her Miss Hornet nomination. She asked questions about school, her personal life, what she sees for herself and Booker T.</description></item><item><title>Interview With Amri Littlejohn</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-11-interview-with-amri-littlejohn-by-betsy-martin/</link><pubDate>Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-11-interview-with-amri-littlejohn-by-betsy-martin/</guid><description>As Homecoming is quickly approaching, the Booker T. Newspaper staff has taken the time to interview all of the Mr. and Miss Hornet nominees for the 2018-2019 school year.</description></item><item><title>Interview with Truman Pipestem</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-11-interview-with-truman-pipestem-by-george-markert/</link><pubDate>Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-11-interview-with-truman-pipestem-by-george-markert/</guid><description>Booker T. Newspaper interviewer George Markert sat down with Truman Pipestem, member of the T-Connection band, to ask him a few questions about his nomination for Mr.</description></item><item><title>Welcome!</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-04-welcome/</link><pubDate>Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-04-welcome/</guid><description>Welcome to the Booker T. Washington High School Newspaper and Creative Writing Club!
Check out this website for all our published writing and various resources.</description></item><item><title>An Ode to Mr. Hames</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-07-an-ode-to-mr-hames/</link><pubDate>Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-07-an-ode-to-mr-hames/</guid><description>An ode to Mr. Hames,
From whom all beauty frames.
Tall and slender like trees deciduous.
Charismatic as if Odysseus.</description></item><item><title>About</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/about/</link><pubDate>Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/about/</guid><description>The Taliaferro Times is the only newspaper and creative writing club of Booker T. Washington High School students.
E-mail: feedback@thetaliaferrotimes.org</description></item><item><title>Latest Updates</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/latest/</link><pubDate>Sun, 06 Feb 2000 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/latest/</guid><description> Tweets by btw_news</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-13-mr-and-miss-hornet-interviews/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-13-mr-and-miss-hornet-interviews/</guid><description>Click over into the BTW News section on the website to view all the interviews, or select a specific link here:</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-13-new-york-times-f-d-a-targets-vaping-alarmed-by-teenage-use/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-13-new-york-times-f-d-a-targets-vaping-alarmed-by-teenage-use/</guid><description>To see the article: F.D.A Targets Vaping, Alarmed by Teenage Use</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-23-the-weekly-digest-1-by-nate-ijams/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-23-the-weekly-digest-1-by-nate-ijams/</guid><description>As a little introduction, this is the first of a new weekly post I’ll be sharing every weekend. I plan to include a variety of content including my own creative writing, others’ writing that I find interesting or insightful, news that is relevant to myself or others, and other items of note.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-27-have-you-ever-wondered-by-ghost-girl/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-27-have-you-ever-wondered-by-ghost-girl/</guid><description>Have you ever wondered about loveBecause I have.I think about how I hate myselfAnd how I hate my smile and all I want is to be accepted.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-27-october-31-2018-by-megan-webber/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-27-october-31-2018-by-megan-webber/</guid><description>Maybe telling someone something vital on Halloween isn’t a great idea. Especially when you tell a boy you like him at school.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-27-when-i-smile-you-smile-a-hibakusha-story-by-betsy-martin/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-27-when-i-smile-you-smile-a-hibakusha-story-by-betsy-martin/</guid><description>August 6th, 1945 Hiroshima, Japan Thirteen-year-old Shigeko Sasamori was at school. The sky was a beautiful, clear blue, and the sun was shining.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-28-heros-of-our-generation-by-megan-weber/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-28-heros-of-our-generation-by-megan-weber/</guid><description>Childhood cancer is a horrible thing to experience and it is an illness that many people do not pay attention to.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-30-the-weekly-digest-2-by-nate-ijams/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-30-the-weekly-digest-2-by-nate-ijams/</guid><description>As a little introduction, this is the second of a new weekly post I’ll be sharing every weekend. I plan to include a variety of content including my own creative writing, others’ writing that I find interesting or insightful, news that is relevant to myself or others, and items of note.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-01-californias-new-mandate-women-must-be-included-on-corporations-boards/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-01-californias-new-mandate-women-must-be-included-on-corporations-boards/</guid><description>Nate Ijams’ Opinion: California has mandated that women be included on corporation’s boards, even if it is “likely unconstitutional, a violation of California’s Civil Rights statute, and a violation of the internal affairs doctrine for publicly held corporations.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-01-to-dr-bellos-belly-button-by-ian-benway/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-01-to-dr-bellos-belly-button-by-ian-benway/</guid><description>Dr. Bello’s belly button blossoms breath and blithe, The swing it sends across my heart slashes as a scythe. His navel knows nothing more than nothing short of none, And drives a dent in dauntless doves that dance below the sun.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-03-chinas-attempts-to-re-introduce-authoritarianism-as-an-alternative-to-democracy/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-03-chinas-attempts-to-re-introduce-authoritarianism-as-an-alternative-to-democracy/</guid><description> How The Chinese Government Works To Censor Debate In Western Democracies – NPR</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-11-leaves-by-bbb/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-11-leaves-by-bbb/</guid><description>Burning leaves fill the sky Traveling upwards On a solar systemic pathway Galaxies pass by Stars fly away in wonder Twinkling eyes blink Once then twice Now three times The leaves are turning to ash In a sea of stellar blue Ships sail pass soundlessly Alone in the silent universe I dance With constellations mirrored in my mind Finding a place in this world Where I can be free and turn to ash As I please Just like the burning leaves</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-11-untitled-by-rayban/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-11-untitled-by-rayban/</guid><description>The earth is broken We made it that way “We&amp;#8217;ll fix it eventually” That&amp;#8217;s what they say &amp;nbsp; But they all lie They don&amp;#8217;t know What lies beneath The polar snow &amp;nbsp; The melting ice The rising heat Mankind will see Their own defeat &amp;nbsp; For what&amp;#8217;s beneath That polar ice Is something cold And not very nice &amp;nbsp; Monsters will come Ones never seen In the scariest of thoughts Or the darkest of dreams &amp;nbsp; Monsters who eat At our minds and hearts They&amp;#8217;ll eat us alive And tear us apart &amp;nbsp; But what’s much worse Is not what they&amp;#8217;ll be But much worse is that They&amp;#8217;re inside you and me &amp;nbsp; When the earth is gone And everything&amp;#8217;s done The monsters will know They&amp;#8217;ll know they&amp;#8217;ve won</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-15-31-by-calamus/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-15-31-by-calamus/</guid><description>Shadows crawl ever closer Echoes of screams lace these walls Dusty light through yonder window breaks As gruesome deities its figures make Shudders rake my shoulder blades In darkness, once my friend These curtains won’t hold out the frights They’re meant to hold me in With wit I am armed I steel my mind Against the pounding of tricker-treaters And brave my silver screen As Jack Torrance chases wife and son And demons steal my sanity &amp;nbsp; This is Halloween.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-22-fall-by-baylee-mcdonald/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-22-fall-by-baylee-mcdonald/</guid><description>Fall. Oh how I could describe fall. The frigid air after months of blazing hot, the red yellow and orange leaves that fall to the ground after losing their striking green, falling in love with the grey sky, or falling in love with someone else over coffee and a warm blazing fire.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-22-hispanic-heritage-month-by-monica-martinez/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-22-hispanic-heritage-month-by-monica-martinez/</guid><description>On August 17th, 1988, Hispanic Heritage month was enacted into law in the United States. It is celebrated every year to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans, beginning on September 15 and lasting through October 15.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-23-we-are-the-voice-an-interview-with-jose-arriaga/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-23-we-are-the-voice-an-interview-with-jose-arriaga/</guid><description>“Sí, se puede.” ~ Motto of the United Farm Workers of America.
October is a month to celebrate. Starting on September 15th and ending on October 15th, Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to recognize the people of the Hispanic community in Tulsa, the country, and all over the world.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-bus-driver-by-markos-wester-rivera/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-bus-driver-by-markos-wester-rivera/</guid><description>The children slowly got onto the bus and went to their own seat. Friends sitting with friends, some rushing through forgotten homework, others with music blasting into their ears.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-final-mr-and-miss-hornet-interviews-with-amri-and-josh-by-zaria-mangrum-and-woodrow-wilson/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-final-mr-and-miss-hornet-interviews-with-amri-and-josh-by-zaria-mangrum-and-woodrow-wilson/</guid><description>Final Interviews With Amri&amp;#8217; and Josh  We chose them to be our representatives. They accepted, willingly and gracefully. Now, their legacy is memorialzed in the halls of Booker T.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-jania-wester-appointed-to-tps-board-position-for-district-2-by-markos-wester-rivera/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-jania-wester-appointed-to-tps-board-position-for-district-2-by-markos-wester-rivera/</guid><description>On August 28th, 2018, Amy Shelton resigned from her position as the Tulsa Public Schools Board of Educcation District 2 representative, leaving an open gap for those who have the skills.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-urban-legends-a-halloween-special-by-anonymous/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-urban-legends-a-halloween-special-by-anonymous/</guid><description>As Halloween draws near, The spirit world begins to grumble The underworld toils, Awakening from eternal slumber  As the brighter world Begins to darken  To my warning, I beg you harken  Do not unlock the door That night Or in your dreams You may die of fright  &amp;#8211; B.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-whisking-with-woodreaux/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-24-whisking-with-woodreaux/</guid><description>Introducing _The Taliaferro Times’ _baking column, Whisking with Woodreaux by Woodrow Wilson. We hope you enjoy our fun and seasonal recipes!</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-district-2-representative-election-by-markos-wester-rivera/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-district-2-representative-election-by-markos-wester-rivera/</guid><description>Photo of Jania Wester On August 28th, Amy Shelton resigned from her position as the District 2 representative, leaving an open gap for those who have the skills.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-freshman-hornet-highlight-victoria-harris/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-freshman-hornet-highlight-victoria-harris/</guid><description>The freshmen hornet highlight is Victoria Harris. Victoria is involved in many extracurricular activities such as Swim Tulsa and All metro.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-from-the-editors-desk-a-note-to-end-on/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-from-the-editors-desk-a-note-to-end-on/</guid><description>As October begins to wind down and the leaves begin to change, now is the chance to take a moment and reflect on all the wonderful, exciting, and crazy events this month has brought to the Hive.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-junior-hornet-hightlight-nate-ijams/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-junior-hornet-hightlight-nate-ijams/</guid><description>Nate Ijams. a man who has been at the top of his class since elementary school. In high school, he has participated in many clubs and organizations and risen to the top in each of them.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-senior-hornet-highlight-erica-mcalester/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-senior-hornet-highlight-erica-mcalester/</guid><description>My name is Erica McAlester. I am a senior of the phenomenal class of 2019. I am truly honored to have had the experience of attending Booker T, and personally wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-sophomore-hornet-highlight-kelanni-edwards/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-sophomore-hornet-highlight-kelanni-edwards/</guid><description>Kelanni Edwards is sophomore here at the Hive. If you don’t know her by name, you might remember her by the amazing poems she writes and performs.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-the-blue-witch-by-tevin-ngyuen/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-28-the-blue-witch-by-tevin-ngyuen/</guid><description>October 13, 2018 8:10 a.m. “Ahhhh!” I yawned loudly waking up Midnight. “Sorry Midnight, you know I’m loud when it’s morning,” I smiled as I petted him staring at me with his vibrant green eyes.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-29-antics-by-talen-patel/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-29-antics-by-talen-patel/</guid><description/></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-29-october-print-edition-the-taliaferro-times/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-29-october-print-edition-the-taliaferro-times/</guid><description>Follow the link here:
https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/cloud.thetaliaferrotimes.org/index.php/s/RiGi8ogyic7u9y6</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-29-the-first-clue-by-ace/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-10-29-the-first-clue-by-ace/</guid><description>Hello Hornets and welcome to the Hives first ever alternate reality game. You can call me Ace and **1**’ve begun to notice something strange happening around the Hive.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-an-interview-with-district-77-house-representative-john-waldron-by-christine-do/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-an-interview-with-district-77-house-representative-john-waldron-by-christine-do/</guid><description>After a strong campaign, on November 6, 2018, Social Studies teacher John Waldron won the District 77 House seat. After spending a number of years as a teacher at Booker T.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-clownfish-by-tevin-nguyen/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-clownfish-by-tevin-nguyen/</guid><description>Clown Fish Others laugh at you because of your name, Because you’re a joke to them. You soak up their impudent manner like a sponge, Because you’re an aberration.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-dear-booker-t-high-school-by-dulce-quezada/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-dear-booker-t-high-school-by-dulce-quezada/</guid><description>Dear Booker T. Washington High School,
You are ‘the best public high school in the state of Oklahoma’ and better known as “The Pride of the Great Southwest.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-december-senior-hornet-highlight-eliza-sowle-by-jenna-tayrien/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-december-senior-hornet-highlight-eliza-sowle-by-jenna-tayrien/</guid><description>_Eliza Sowle is a senior member of The Hive. She was selected as the December Hornet Highlight because of her lovefor BTW and her wonderful character that make her an important part of our school.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-dont-try-by-ghost-girl/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-dont-try-by-ghost-girl/</guid><description>Please I beg of you Don’t try to get inside of my head You won’t be able to find your way out again Because there is no light and you’ll get lost It’s dark in there And I can’t light a candle The demons living in my head snuff it out I can’t seem to keep up my hopes And all I want is for someone to understand what it’s like People tell me who there heros are Mine is my heart It shouldn’t be beating It’s been played, stabbed, cheated, burned, and broken But it’s still beating.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-native-american-heritage-month-by-monica-martinez/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-native-american-heritage-month-by-monica-martinez/</guid><description>During this month of November when we celebrate thankfulness we should also acknowledge Native American Heritage Month. On August 3, 1990, George H.</description></item><item><title/><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-thanksgiving-by-megan-weber/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-12-03-thanksgiving-by-megan-weber/</guid><description>“The author is not merely an artist; she is also a subtle psychologist who can see into the hearts of her characters.</description></item><item><title>Search</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/search/</link><pubDate>Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/search/</guid><description/></item></channel></rss>