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Hard work leads to fulfillment

Hard work leads to fulfillment
Michael Escañuelas, Editorial Cartoonist It is difficult to write a column within the first weeks of school without reflecting the past couple months of my life. I’m sure a lot of people would agree that the events of summer are always quite interesting. My summer consisted basically of writing stuff, playing music, reading and video games. That already sounds like winning combination. Considering... 

Fixated on materialism

Fixated on materialism
Natalie Veissalov, Editor in Chief It seems like all we hear nowadays revolves around materialism. We especially see it on television and various reality shows. Our society has put material things up on a pedestal rather than upholding other important values such as good work ethic, integrity and simplicity. Many have to wear Gucci, Chanel or Coach to resemble others in society, buy the latest plasma... 

Living the American dream

Living the American dream
Julissa Cardenas, Web Editor Immigration has played a big part in my family and it has established who I am today. Almost everyone from my grandparents to my parents came to the United States from Mexico. Although both my parents are now U.S. citizens, they have and still make it a priority to teach my sisters and I the struggles they faced coming to this country and making a living as immigrants. I... 

A progressive summer

A progressive summer
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor In an all out attempt to become more politically and socially active this summer I decided to take the opportunity to involve myself in many activities that people might label progressive. While some might argue that my endeavors this summer should not have a political affiliation, it is clear as of late that my environmentally friendly political activism is part of the... 

Through your looking glass

Through your looking glass
Samantha Sincock, Editorial Director/Arts Editor James Scully once said “How many dreams have we lost in our sleep while we were working, looking for bread in the rocks… How many birds have flown around our windows while we were playing with our chains in a postponed day?” In life there is always something that catches our attention, a task or instance which consumes our existence. It is... 

Clean space, clean mind

Clean space, clean mind
Natalie Veissalov, Editor in Chief Organization is something we all want in our lives, but have a hard time figuring out how to obtain it. Many know how organization can ease a person’s hectic life, but they still tend to avoid obtaining it. I had a mission this past summer to get organized, so that I could start the new school year smoothly. I wanted to begin with my closet. It’s not that my closet... 
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