Addicted to Love
When Jill Kingston got a call to pick up a baby at the hospital just five hours after getting her foster parent license, she had no idea what was about to ensue.
The baby had been withdrawing from heroin and was only three pounds. Within hours of bringing him home, he began vomiting violently and aspirating. Soon, he turned blue. Once the baby recovered from the episode, Kingston realized the baby was different than most – he had neonatal abstinence syndrome, also known as NAS.
NAS is ...
Student Spotlight – Calvin Hitchcock: Composer
Music has the ability to bring a story or a concept to life, and that is what sophomore composition major Calvin Hitchcock said he seeks to do in his work.
“I work conceptually, so I really like to have an idea of either a story or concept behind what I am doing,” Hitchcock said.
Calvin’s advisor and piano teacher, Charles Clevenger, said one of the more prominent characteristics of Hitchcock’s work is the emotion.
“Calvin crafts his ideas, and it shows up in the shapes of ...
Just Sayin’: The Last Goodbye
I woke up, put on my wool beanie and unzipped the tent door. The horizon of the Ohio cornfields stretched out miles into the distance. A slight glow could be seen coming up against deep navy blue sky. My tentmate woke up and inched his way over in his sleeping bag. The two of us just sat, watching as the world emerged into a new day.
We hadn’t decided to camp out until after 10:30 the previous night, and by the time we decided to go to sleep, it was well past midnight. But that didn’t ...