• Editorial

    You vs. Them

    by  • March 22, 2017 • Editorial, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Ok so, let’s start off with a scenario. You are in an English class with your best friends. You just finished an assignment that was an essay the week before and your teacher tells you that they graded them. You and your best friend check your grades. You received an 85 and your friend...

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    Story of My Life

    by  • February 17, 2017 • Editorial, Opinion • 0 Comments

    “Stories are compasses and architecture; we navigate by them, we build our sanctuaries and our prisons out of them, and to be without a story is to be lost in the vastness of a world that spreads in all directions like arctic tundra or sea ice.” -Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby If you’re reading this...

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    Perfectly Flawed

    by  • January 30, 2017 • Editorial, Homepage • 0 Comments

    Not everyone is perfect. Whenever I end up thinking about my flaws, I always come back to a certain lyric that helps me realize that that’s okay. “We’re all imperfect in a perfect way.” – Witt Lowry In a way, that is my own personal mantra. By remembering that simple line, I see that...

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    Embrace It

    by  • December 14, 2016 • Editorial, Homepage • 0 Comments

    I remember visiting colleges my sophomore year, not knowing what I was getting myself into, and here I am in my senior year, and I still don’t know what I’m getting myself into. It is finally that time, applications are in, I am patiently (not really) waiting for my acceptance/rejection letters. I’ve been doing...

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    A New Beginning

    by  • October 27, 2016 • Editorial, From the Editor • 0 Comments

    Honestly, being the Editor-in-Chief of The Blue and Gold newspaper has been such a surreal experience so far. In 2012, I was fresh out of middle school and new to high school. I felt like a fish out of water.  I was just a freshman who did not know what he was really getting...

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    The Power of Knowledge (And Why It’s So Constantly Taken For Granted)

    by  • March 17, 2016 • Editorial, Homepage • 0 Comments

    It wasn’t until I was watching the Democratic debate recently, while I was listening to presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders discuss the environment, that it hit me. Hydraulic fracturing–a topic I had recently covered in my science class–is more than just a unit that I had to memorize to pass another quiz....

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