Five Handy Tips for College Success

I’ll be attending my pandemic-delayed 50th college reunion in a couple of weeks, so I’ve recently been thinking a lot about my college years. During the past half century, college life has changed a lot, of course. Today, the students, teachers and course offerings are more diverse, the facilities are more elegant, the intellectual resources […]

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The Asian representation isn’t great

As of 2020, 7.2% of Americans identify as Asian American, a staggering 24 million people, which is larger than the entire population of Florida. Despite this statistic, one fact still manages to ring true: Asians are underrepresented in American literature.  Although I’ve read hundreds of books written by American authors in my life, I could […]

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Schedule Change Long Overdue

As a freshman, adapting from a simple, six-class block schedule to a hectic eight-class rotating schedule has been pretty hard to do, even coming from the KO Middle School. To be honest, I prefer the schedule the Middle School has, as they use an A day/B day schedule that incorporates 75 minute classes and sports […]

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Why Award Shows are Bad

On March 27, I was surprised to learn that the Oscars would be that night. I was even more surprised to learn that the Grammys would be a week later, but I could care less, an opinion that many share. So, how have some of the most prestigious awards shows in the world, that recognize […]

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