The serious social media situation

November 6, 2018

Social media platforms play a pivotal role in the lives of teenagers. Being able to project their life online can be beneficial but it’s important for anyone with a social media platform to be aware of what the repercussions...

Perseverance Protects Passion

John Naranjo, Online Columnist

November 5, 2018

A lot of times throughout our lives the world throws some obstacles in our way and sometimes these obstacles come in the form of things that we absolutely hate to do. It’s very easy to dismiss these as minor annoyances that ...

Social norms or social curbs?

Daniela Ibarra

September 10, 2018

Social norms emphasize the importance of how specific groups of people, such as the people of a particular gender or race, in society are expected to act. Although as individuals make their transition into young adults, there is no ...

The unspoken toll women of fame pay

August Strong

September 7, 2018

Since society is a constantly changing phenomenon, the stereotypes and general rules and guidelines associated with it are constantly evolving. What was socially acceptable 100 years ago may or may not be today, and vice vers...

Appreciating the Small Things

John Naranjo

August 16, 2018

I hate to say it but there are a lot of things in my life that I take for granted. The clothes on my back, the roof over my head and even the incredible people in my life are all just a few examples of this. As humans, I think it...

Whether You IB or Don’t IB, You’re Right

John Naranjo

August 16, 2018

Before the end of the first semester I made the decision to switch from the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma program to the certificate program. Honestly I couldn’t be happier that I chose to make the switch. The diploma...

Whitewashed: More Incorrect Than You Know

John Naranjo

August 16, 2018

A couple of weeks ago my brother, sister and I were having a conversation on the topic of racism and how we’ve been unfairly treated because of our race. As we were talking my brother brought up the idea of being “whitewa...

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