The Purple Quill

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Chris Henkel ’14
I'm Chris Henkel, I'm a writer, and co-editor for Elder High School's school paper - both print and online. In general, I'm a guy that likes to be outside. If I get the opportunity, I just might end up in a treetop paradise in the middle of nowhere - living off the woods. Along with fishing, climbing, and hiking, my friends and I go frisbee golfing weekly. I've come to be known for my interest in Bigfoot and UFO's, after spending much of my time researching and writing about the topics. A digital/artistic forte' of mine is the ability to go eight hours a day on Photoshop, turning out whatever my mind might come up with that day. I have little clue what I'll be doing in the future, but the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University is my only pursuit at this point.

Chris Henkel '14, Co-Editor in Chief

May 16, 2014
Mountain vs. Man: Everest’s victorious history (Story)
Mar 12, 2014
2014 Elder/Seton Talent Show (Story)
Mar 10, 2014
Cattle mutilations – not of this planet (Story)
Feb 16, 2014
Chechen Black Widows haunt the Olympics (Story)
Feb 12, 2014
Dude, I just won the Olympics (Story)
Jan 13, 2014
Video: glimpse (Story)
Jan 09, 2014
Artist of dreams (Story)
Jan 07, 2014
Even Bigfoot reduced to money, so what can’t be? (Story)
Jan 07, 2014
Queen of pop; spokeswoman for millions (Story)
Dec 05, 2013
Elder grad wins guitar dream (Story)
Nov 04, 2013
Space rocks on (Story)
Oct 04, 2013
Vet tech to teacher; welcome Ms. Kurzhals to Elder (Story)
Sep 10, 2013
Let Al Jazeera America unfilter your mind (Story)
May 24, 2013
Steege conquers the Blazin Challenge video (Story)
May 24, 2013
Steege conquers the Blazin Challenge video (Story)
May 02, 2013
Origins of the Legacy: Elderfest (Story)
Mar 25, 2013
Crazes and phases: still got us (Story)
Mar 11, 2013
It’s not an IF – but a WHERE? (Story)
Mar 07, 2013
Fast, loud, and hopefully unlikely (Story)
Mar 02, 2013
Who’s the ginger? (Story)
Feb 08, 2013
Super money: How much do we invest in one game? (Story)
Jan 07, 2013
Is Facebook on the out? (Story)
Jan 07, 2013
Four shows we haven’t seen in forever (Story)
Jan 07, 2013
Led Zeppelin leaves the world in awe one last time (Story)
Dec 18, 2012
ELDER TOP FOOTBALL PLAYS 2012 (Story)
Dec 10, 2012
A Blink-182 Christmas (Story)
Dec 03, 2012
More Elder Look-Alikes (Story)
Nov 07, 2012
October 2012: Quill Mashup (Story)
Nov 02, 2012
Coach Jameson’s Story (Story)
Oct 04, 2012
Aliens Exist: The Cincinnati Triangle (Story)
Aug 24, 2012
Who took my Fruit Snacks? (Story)
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