Monthly Archives: November 2016

Who Decides?

How do babies choose their families? Is it a game of chance – the roll of a dice, or a pick from a hat? Or is it the stork, who flies down and delivers each baby bundle to warm, expecting … Continue reading

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Branded Feminism

When I was five, my mom bought a silver iPod with bulky, rounded corners and a perpetually dirty screen. I would always listen to her vast array of songs while sitting in a shopping cart at the grocery store or in Walmart. … Continue reading

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“You know it doesn’t work like that,” I say, trying to keep the shakiness from showing. I feel cold and my eyes burn. I grasp the hemline of my loose tank top. The air around me swishes menacingly through the … Continue reading

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An Open Thank You to the President

Thank you for the past eight years. Although I’ve only seen two presidents in my life, thank you for all that you’ve done. Thank you for allowing people to criticize you before and after winning the election. Thank you for … Continue reading

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Polarized America

It’s no secret that the United States is a nation with a political gap between its parties – one that has only gotten worse with the recent controversial election. This division within the nation has shown its ugly face through protests, fighting, … Continue reading

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Laziness is in my genes

Looking around school, a workplace, or on the street, you may find some people who are incredibly lazy, some seemingly addicted to exercise, and others addicted to food. For certain people there is a strong correlation between genes and how active, lazy, or … Continue reading

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School Fatigue & Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving is almost here, and with that comes a week-long break from school, which I am truly grateful for. Lately, to be able to make it through the school day I have had to go to bed at 9 pm. … Continue reading

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