California is known for its oranges and grapes, and the alterations towards nut trees when everything is at its most downside of things. Farmers uphold their thousands upon thousands of acres with dignity and pride that they were able to manage this far with their businesses of selling grapes for the winery. But, … More The Desperation of Farmers: Raise the Wages, Raise the Stakes
There was an article that I read regarding Shia LaBeouf and his committee starting this project called He Will Not Divide Us and it talked about how it was to bring together a community and say those very words in order to support inclusion and bring down the walls of division that had been built from … More Inclusion and Not Exclusion
There’s an upcoming production of Beauty and the Beast featuring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens that I really think everyone should go and see. Disney has been on a roll so far with successful live action princess movies and absolute favorite by far would be Cinderella. But there’s just something magical about Beauty and … More Beauty and Beast
To converse with the greats by trying their blindfolds on; to correspond with books by rewriting them; to edit holy edicts, and at the midnight hour to talk with the clock by tapping a wall in the solitary confinement of the universe. It is a dare. As I was reading “To Converse with the Greats” … More Dare to Accept
The strong foundation of a student’s start of the day is the feeling of waking up, refreshed and prepared for what’s piled on ahead. It’s what motivates a student to go through the long hours of mandatory education for five days a week, resulting in rewarding successes of good grades, an increase of self-esteem and … More Why Should School Start Later?
“She had been innocent once, a little girl playing with feathers on the floor of a devil’s lair. She wasn’t innocent now, but she didn’t know what to do about it. This was her life: magic and shame and secrets and teeth and a deep, nagging hollow at the center of herself where something was … More Daughter of Smoke and Bone
Is there such thing as “stress level”? I know that it’s a term because often times I use it whenever I complain that I have a ton of homework on a school day, an exam or a quiz the next day (curse you calculus and biology!), and school starts at 8 in the morning. I … More Stress Level or just an Exaggeration?
It was my first football game past Friday and it wasn’t just any football game. Bell Game was the annual event, a tradition carried on for many years as a symbol of rivalry between Edison and our school. As far as I’ve gotten down, the goal was to win the Bell from the school that won it … More Our Team Lost but Gained Something Better
Let’s be honest here. If there’s one music genre that’s not only on the rise but also is still sort of underrated, it’s Korean pop music. Or otherwise known as Kpop. But why is it so? Kpop was typically known to others as just Korean music. Korean music equals Korean words equal Korean artists and that’s … More Kpop: Concepts and BTS