Top Five Cookie Recipes

by Grace Amjad Let’s be honest, cookies are the best thing ever. EVER. So, I have composed a list of the top five cookies in no particular order, except number one. Number one is the best. Make them now. Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups These are super, super cute, but it is a challenge to get…

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Egypt: 5 Years After the Revolution

by Isha Lele and Gigi Protasiewicz On January 25th, 2011, Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, flooded with millions of protestors and demonstrators that demanded the government for their freedom and dignity back in means of social justice. The protesters called for the president of 30 years, Hosni Mubarak, to step down from office for reasons…

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Bucket List

by Leonela Serrano Every single person I know has a bucket list and it seems that a lot of them have the same goals which seem to have become incredibly generic but hold a different meaning for each of us. At 15, I haven’t had much experience with really anything other than school meaning that…

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Belize 2016

by Alanna Brown Belize City, 105 degrees, khaki pants and blue scrub tops: how our stay in Belize began. Even though we were all incredibly hot and tired from our day of travel, we were excited to finally be in the country we had spent so long preparing for. At the airport, we met the medical fellows we…

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The Reality and Future of VR

by Ying Ying Yang The idea of virtual reality first appeared in the 1950s. Stanley G. Weinbaum wrote a story named “Pygmalion’s Spectacles.” The spectacles allowed people to have access to fictional experience. Now, we call this experience virtual reality, or VR. Nowadays, more and more companies competed against each other in the VR industry. Oculus VR and Sony…

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Picking Produce for All Its Pros

A person’s choice in diet can be determined by religion, family values, ethnic tradition, health restrictions or personal preference, but no matter the influence, food is an important part of every human’s life. In a day and age where health and fitness have become a focus, wild, ridiculous, miserable fads and outrageous, down-right dangerous diets are hard to escape…

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Dancing with the Stars

by Audra Keresztesy Every Tuesday morning, I walk into school buzzing with the excitement of Monday night’s “Dancing with the Starts” episode. Who do I talk to about it? No one. Every person I ask either doesn’t watch the show or “used to” watch the show. Their reasoning is most often that they think it’s dumb or boring,…

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Photo Essay of the 2016 France Trip

by Molly Gleydura Before even getting accepted to go on this trip, I wrote in my application that if I could chose only one country outside of the US to visit, I would choose France. This dream came true when I got the email saying I was accepted for this great opportunity: living in Paris for TWO WHOLE…

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