Open Mind, Open Heart, Open Eyes

Self reflection

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016

 When I was younger, I held all the attributes associated with the typical shy kid. I was the one who played with her dolls alone, the one who always hid behind my parents when introduced to someone new. I enjoyed feeling encompassed in my own little world, my safe haven. I believed that I did not need...

Finding Reason With Regret

A man feels remorse for something he should or shouldn't have done

Natalia Huanosto, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

  One of the worst feelings a person can have is regret. You did something that you wish you could take back. Or you wish you did something when you had the opportunity.   However, this is one of the human emotions that must be experienced in order to have a fulfilled life.    As once s...

Lessons Taught by Loss

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Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

January 1, 2016

Everyone loses a loved one at some point sooner or later than they expected. Having to accept that the person is gone is the hardest part because it comes with letting go and goodbye. It's like you're dreaming your worst nightmare let alone to realize your worst nightmare became real. Billions of...

Deck the Halls with Christmas Life Lessons

Deck the Halls with Christmas Life Lessons

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

The holidays are coming up soon and what better way to spend a cold evening then to watch a Hallmark movie. Understanding the art of Christmas films can really help you understand something you never thought you could. Hallmark Christmas movies constantly show that the person you believed to be the...

Old Friends New Life

Old friends reunited

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015

   As the year comes to an end, each student grows on their own at their own pace. With a busy schedule, it’s hard to maintain those friendships with your pals that are not around you all the time. New relations are sparking up, but that does not mean the old ones are gone for good. With just some ...

Having a Perspective on Happiness

Embracing every situation life has to offer.

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

September 8, 2015

Merriam-Webster’s definition of the word happiness is “the state of being happy.” But what does happiness mean to us as individuals?   Senior Jessica Oh describes the feeling almost perfectly. She states, “Happiness is a state of mind where I am content with life.” Most of us will ...

How to find your identity without really trying

Build your life on the things that matter

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

May 12, 2015

You are in your full right to do whatever you want, and everything you do, say and believe is one-hundred percent valid. You will never feel guilt for hurting others. Why should you? Guilt is for the weak and sensitive, not the empowered, 21st-Century individual.

The meaninglessness behind the statement “Life is Meaningless”

The universe

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

January 9, 2015

We as humans are so consumed and distracted and “intoxicated,” as Tolstoy puts it, that we fail to stop and consider what are lives truly mean.

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