Farewell, Backpage


After an incredible semester holding my position as back page editor,  I’ve enjoyed getting to talk to multiple people in this school, hear their stories and make the back page of the Cav Chronline come to life. It’s been a crazy ride; dreaming as a freshman of finally getting my chance to be apart of the journalism staff, and then it becoming true three years later. I can’t believe how far we’ve all come from Journalism 1. I can honestly say I am no longer scared to take chances and write articles about controversial topics, especially after being given the challenge of writing about someone else’s religion (that I knew absolutely nothing about.) I’d like to advise all students who are thinking of taking this class in future years who may have reservations because they’re scared to step outside the box, go in full throttle with both feet and just try it. It’s overwhelming at first but you go way beyond being a student in a classroom, you become a part of something much bigger than that. You become a family with the individuals who write alongside you. It’s a journey, but it’s so worth it. On another note, don’t take another moment of high school for granted, it may seem like it sucks sometimes, but that moment when you realize graduation is closer and closer, you’ll want special things to remember.  In the words of Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast, and if you don’t stop and look around every once and awhile, you might miss it.”


Peace & Love,
Mackenzie Riel


Back Page Editor*, CavChronLINE
HBHS, Class of 2014
Endicott College, Class of 2018


*Back Page is now known as Humans of HB