1. Your first high school newspaper article was about a minor campus renovation. You found your name in the byline and felt like hot shit.
2. But your friends wouldn’t stop making fun of you for it.
3. You were suddenly one of the goody-two-shoes. The principal started saying hi to you in the hallways.
5. Your journalism teacher kept comparing publishing to childbirth. All the staffers started parroting her.
9. Your friends were too embarrassed to appear on your paper.
10. You put them down as “anonymous sources” for the big steamy tell-all. Everyone figured out who they were.
14. Your op-ed columns made sweeping, painfully earnest statements.
15. Once in a while, something serious happened at school. You were grateful of the adults for trusting you to cover it.
16. The night before going to press, everyone stayed at school til 3AM and passed out there.
18. After printing 200 copies, you noticed too late that you forgot to swap out a temp placeholder title.
19. Maybe you wrote something that pissed off parents and teachers. You learned that adults were ready to throw down with you.
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