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Nicki Minaj vs Lil’ Kim

For months now there has been a quiet, subtle battle going on between female rappers Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim. But just recently it has turned into a dirty fight in lyrics. Lil Kim has been a successful rapper for … Continue reading

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My OVS Awakening

Just past the halfway mark in my senior year and reality is starting to kick in. Going into my 11th year at OVS , I have just began to appreciate how greatly it has influenced my life. The school has … Continue reading

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“Tiger Mother”

Amy Chua has been sparking controversy across the world with what she calls her”Tiger mother” approach on parenting. Her book, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” describes how she has parented her two daughters. She does not believe in sleepovers, … Continue reading

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Black Swan

Over break, I went to Texas to spend time with my family for ten days. During my time there, I watched three movies in theaters, Tron, Little Fockers and Black Swan. My favorite movie by far was Black Swan with … Continue reading

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Nothing Gold Can Stay

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. … Continue reading

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Girls’ Soccer Team Earns First Win of the Season

Yesterday, around 2:15, our girls soccer team headed down to the field to warm up for our first game of the season. We were all a little nervous to play against Thacher school, but once the game began, it became … Continue reading

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In English recently we have been reading books that send powerful messages out. The latest book we have begun to read is titled Sula. This book revolves around racism, slavery, segregation and life throughout the early to mid 1900’s for … Continue reading

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