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Author: Kevin Pliml

Kevin Pliml is a current senior at Forest Hills Eastern, and growing up with an older sister who was a teacher has inspired him to write. Growing up, Kevin was fascinated with fiction; reading books by Patrick Rothfuss, Pierce Brown, and J. R. R. Tolkien.
"Not all those who wander are lost." - Tolkien

Burning Steel: an Intro to Welding

Tables, chairs, skyscrapers, cars, ovens, and billboards. What do these all have in common? Welding. The smell of burning steel, stinging sparks flying in the air, the deafening roar of the electrode as it burns down to a nub. Welding is an art capitalized on by fabricators and construction workers, but what most people don’t know is that welding only refers to one process: heating a metal until it reaches its melting point which combines…

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Music Man – Manuel Rose

Former tennis player and current musician, high school senior Manuel Rose is a force to be reckoned with. The youngest in a family of seven, Manuel (Manny) strives to do and be the best he can.  Growing up in such a large family, Manny felt pressured to be his best and to strive to be better. With the pressure of older siblings, he knew that to mark his place within his family, he would have…

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