“What’s Your Problem?”

Sarah Davis

January 19, 2018

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My mom told me a story one day when I came home from school visibly distressed. A white boy behind me on my bus ride home had used the n-word six times in a two-minute time period. I was beyond angry and bothered by his ignorance...

The best holiday blockbuster movies to keep you entertained over winter break

Maite Napoliello

December 12, 2017

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Now that we’ve had our snow day and finals week is less than a week away, it’s really beginning to look a lot like the holidays. When you're bored over break and don't know what to do, make a cup of hot chocolate, get cozy...

Junior expresses unusual love for mornings

Turi Sioson

October 20, 2017

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The time: 5 a.m. Me: awake. The reason: none. That’s right, I get up at five in the morning. For fun. I’m the morning person that everyone who has logic and morals dreads. For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved gett...

Scared of IT

Gabriel Raazia Khataw

October 11, 2017

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“C’mon Raazia, it'll be fun! I'm buying the tickets right now. If you back out, I'm putting a statue of a clown under your bed.” My anxiety shoots through the roof of the Commons. How can people be so cruel? This is NO laughing...

When friendship becomes an obligation

Isabella Zou

October 2, 2017

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3. 4. 5. There’s something satisfying about watching that number tick up. 50. 51. 52. It becomes something with higher stakes. 170. 171. 172. Higher, higher — 398. 399. And then. The unimaginable happens. You’re sucker-punched...

Popular card game takes over Junior’s life

Kendall Carroll

September 27, 2017

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We’re all sitting in a circle, eyes suspiciously darting from one to another. I place a card on top of the discard pile. “Uno,” I announce, watching everyone else. Little do they know, my last card is a color changer ...

The fear of growing up

Lucy Urdahl

May 23, 2017

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In elementary school, I was never scared of growing up. In fact, it was one of the main things I was looking forward to. Now that I’m faced with actually growing up, I wish I could go back to days of recess and nap time. Now,...