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Ground Control – December 2016

Dear Ground Control, My friends have been using my student ID to print out their school papers. Just a week or two back, two of them printed out 2 full-size SAT practice tests! This is causing me emotional distress. I don’t know what to [...]

Ground Control – 10/17/2016

Dear Ground Control: How can I get my students to take their homework more seriously, not just as a hoop to jump through as fast as they can? Sincerely, Troubled Teacher   Dear Troubled Teacher, That’s not gonna happen bro. Good luck [...]

Ground Control: Being a mess and handling siblings

Dear Ground Control, I just don’t seem to fit in. I am a mess. I got dress coded already for wearing a WIAA sport shirt on fridays when my game day was. I missed a homework due date and the back of my laptop keeps breaking. I know high [...]

Ground Control: 10 Foot Poles and Bathroom Anxiety

Dear Ground Control, Is there any subject you wouldn’t touch with a ten foot pole? -Wonder Walle   Dear Walle, Things I wouldn’t touch with a ten foot pole because EWWW!: Backpack dust Urinal handles Cafeteria food Things [...]

Ground Control: Tough love and the point of going to college

Dear Ground Control, What’s the point of getting into college, working and being a millionaire if we all die? What’s the point in life? What is the secret to life? -Quarterlife Crisis   Well, assuming you even graduate, maybe [...]

Ground Control: Grade problems and some complaints

Dear Ground Control, All through my freshman year I knew that I was having a really hard time. My grades were slowly dropping and I was too terrified to tell anybody about it so I lied to my friends about my grades. The same thing is happening [...]

Homecoming and dealing with the introverts

With less than a week left until Homecoming, I’m too scared to ask someone and I don’t think anyone will ask me. What should I do?   Dateless and Desperate     Dear Dateless,   Man up: pick up the remote, turn off [...]

Ground Control Volume 7 Issue 2

There’s this girl I really like, but I don’t really understand the signals I’m getting. Is she flirting with me? Does she hate me? I don’t know. -Confused and Lonely Dear Confused and Lonely, Well, if this is an example of your communication [...]

Ground Control June 2015

Yo Ground Control!   I have a beef with someone at our school, and I want to know how I can get even with them without getting in trouble. Any advice?   From, Payback Patrick.   Payback Patrick!   I am pretty sure that I [...]

Ground Control April 2015

Dear Ground Control, I have a problem. I have a friend, well I thought he was a friend, who is just becoming more a jerk. He is ignoring me more now, and I feel as if I am just there as a background person who he talks with as a last option. [...]

Volume 6 Issue 5

  What should I do if someone keeps taking my parking space in the morning? I have a space that I’ve always parked at, and every time I get to school after 8:00, someone else takes it. It really puts a downer on the beginning of my day. [...]