Jacksonville HS

This I Believe 2014
7:35 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Gay Forever, Hell For Never

Gabe Knott - Jacksonville HS
Credit Dan LoGrasso / WUIS

You’re going to hell. Yes, you, the young male wearing the loud shirt, scarf, and skinny jeans. Yes, you, the student tutor with a 3.8 GPA, who aspires to have a family, who has goals for your life and a career in mind and who was baptized in a Southern Baptist church; none of that matters when the TRUTH is that you aren’t natural and neither are your actions.

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This I Believe - 2013
7:45 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Pickle Dog

Kristen Koch - Jacksonville High School
Credit Randy Eccles / WUIS/Illinois Issues

 

As a child, I would always wait with excitement by the door, counting down the minutes for my parents to come home from work. Now that I am in high school, I often fail to greet my parents with anything other than a “what’s for dinner?”

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This I Believe - 2013
7:45 am
Sat February 23, 2013

Being the Little Big Brother

Aaron Vasquez
Credit Randy Eccles / WUIS/Illinois Issues

 

 The strength and willingness to accept those with autism may seem to be a daunting task at times, but many people overlook the strength the few individuals that are diagnosed with autism actually possess.

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This I Believe - 2013
7:45 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Wetsuits

Jacob Roth - Jacksonville HS
Credit Randy Eccles / WUIS

  “Wetsuits are the best clothes for picking up chicks!” asserted Ben, the awkward, lanky dive master. After some skeptical scoffs from the assembled scuba divers before him, he proceeded to explain: If you have a body worth showing off, leave the wetsuit unzipped. If not, get a sufficiently thick suit that covers things up nicely, zip it up, and you’ll be looking like a superhero.

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