Author Archive: Alexis Monahan

Origin of Cerberus

You descended and boated through the river Styx where your judgment for the rest of your life awaits in the underworld. You dreadfully, sluggishly, and slowly walk with the crowd to decide to go the Fields of Asphodel, Elysium, or if you have truly done bad to the world, the Fields of Punishments. You hope for Elysium, or even the Fields of Asphodel when you see him. He towers over you, growling and snarling from three heads! You look up to the three heads, and you’re terrified, one wrong step and you have no chance. You recognize him, Cerberus. The guard of the Greek Underworld. How did he originate you ask? You didn’t ask? Well, here is the origin of this beast of a dog!

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Origin of Unicorns

When you think of supernatural stuff you think of things like ghosts, werewolves, goblins, and zombies right? The normal run-of-the-mill, “scary” creatures that are featured in many creepy tales. Well, let’s expand our normal perimeters of supernatural and add unicorns to the list! That’s right, unicorns. You wouldn’t think those things would be supernatural, scary creatures seeing as they are often thought of as gentle, sweet friends of princesses, and plainly stated, not intimidating. Think again! Unicorns can be terrifying creatures with hooves of steel, and a sharp horn on their head.  They have unbending wills and a fierce temperament, you don’t want to cross them. You can’t even kill these creatures without being only half alive, as said in Harry Potter! Lets dive into the origin of these terrifying, supernatural beasts.

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Who is Chase the Goose?

Chase the Goose is a Canada Goose that has a disease called Angel Wing. Last year a few NEAAAT students started to care for Chase the Goose and make sure that he had food. The students were also working on getting their plant plans approved so that they can plant on the Gilchrist building’s pond. This could qualify as a Wildlife Refuge with food, water, and shelter. The wildlife refuge would help all of the animals and insects around the pond to survive and thrive. (more…)