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Just try. Why can’t you do it?

It was the end of August 2015 when what everyone saw as a new beginning felt to me like the end to my ambitions. It was the first day of AP Summer Bridge (a week-long session to introduce the curriculum of some Advanced Placement classes), it was very hot and …

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Nancy Reagan- A Life Like No Other

On March 6, 2016, Americans and foreigners alike mourned the death of Nancy Reagan, former first lady, actress, and legend, who now remains buried beside her husband at the Reagan Library. As we honor her legacy, it is important to reflect upon what made her a true American hero. Early Life, Career, and Start …

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The Art of Dancing

Whether it be a principal ballerina on stage or an embarrassing uncle at a wedding, dance comes in all shapes and sizes. Ballet, hip hop, contemporary, lyrical, musical theater, and tap are just a few of the many styles of dance. But really… what is dance? To begin, the dictionary definition of …

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Does Social Media Make You Inept or Tech Savvy? (Opinion)

I recently saw the new James Bond movie, Spectre, and it majorly inspired some social commentary for me about the nature of information sharing and the new commonality of public lifestyles. Although I digress on how advisable it is to base social criticism after a fictional story line about a …

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The College Crisis: How to Prepare for College

In high school, there are two types of students. Some students are ambitious scholars, and college is what they most they look forward to all throughout high school. It is what drives them to keep up their grades, take rigorous courses, and finish their homework no matter how long it takes. …

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Make the Most Out of Education

How to Make the Most of Your Education You can love school, and still love yourself Education is a miracle, something I’ve resolved from a decade centered around attending and preparing for school. I’ve celebrated it from the beginning; in Kindergarten, I wrote a surprisingly non-satirical poem entitled “School Is The Best” about …

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