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No Left Turn Deserves Another

After the Christmas break I was ready to begin my final semester in high school. Friday arrived none too soon. The entire student body was fired up for the big conference basketball game that evening between us, Beloit Catholic, and the conference leaders, Marengo High School. 1,139 more words

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Local Music Needs Maggie's <3

Music really did take over my life. It’s hard to think about my life and who I would be as a person without my drastic love for music.

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The More Things Change

By Aidan Connelly

Whether a product of aesthetic choices or simple lack of funds, garage bands have been a dime a dozen for ages—not that we’re complaining. 23 more words

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Dalton Youth Center, Summer 1968

The tension was palpable as I stepped out of my dad’s Studebaker and walked toward the double glass doors of a building that looked more like a church than a teen center. 954 more words

Memoirs

Masters of Mardi Gras

To most folks, New Orleans naturally comes to mind as Mardi Gras approaches.  To be immersed in a carnival of such profound excess must be something undoubtedly special.  583 more words

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Fly Jefferson Airplane...

A founding member of Jefferson Airplane made his final departure today.  I was a high school junior when Somebody to Love and White Rabbit hit the airwaves.  381 more words

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The Trailer

The No Left Turns traveled in style.  Well, perhaps not at first.  As the amount of equipment we lugged around continued to grow, it became harder and harder to get all of it to gigs in fewer than three cars.  681 more words

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