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Growing up too fast

September 15, 2020

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to see a show where little girls are forced to put on suggestive clothing or a teen is encouraged to flirt with a much older person. It’s something viewers are so used to seeing in the media that they barely recognize how it can be harmful to its young audience. Howev...

Modifying the mask

September 3, 2020

You snooze your alarm and roll out of bed. Your closet and its many possibilities taunts you. After throwing on the first items of clothing that catch your eye, you prepare to head out the door, only partially ready to conquer the day. Right before leaving, you stomp back inside and grab your plain and ...

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Culturally diverse books

April 3, 2020

Books can take us to many different places and introduce us to many different cultures. They can give an insight into other people's lives and how differently they live. Authors write about their life experiences. Regardless of the reason, these books were written by Latin American authors to show the...

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Battling burnout

March 13, 2020

The “King of YouTube” PewDiePie, vlog-star Elle Mills and parody creator Alex Wassabi are all wildly successful in their own right. Between them, millions of fans check in every time they upload on YouTube. So with all of their perceived success, why have each of them (and countless other creators) ...

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When Cultures Commingle

October 15, 2019

There are thousands of different cultures in the world. When those cultures come together under one roof, the different rules and customs mix to make a unique blend that makes the family's routine completely their own. It’s difficult already to learn to deal with both sides of a person’s family and in...

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Redefining OK

October 7, 2019

The Coca Cola Company looms large as one of the world’s most successful businesses, recognizable by its ruby colored cans and cursive fonts alone. However, even the beverage industry’s apex predator must search for a new schtick on occasion.  Many corporations today grow complacent as their popularity incr...

Student copies worksheet off of classmate. Determination to achieve high standards of academic success often leads students to resort to cheating in order to get by.

May the best cheater win

May 7, 2019

My swim practice ran late. I barely made it to theatre rehearsal on time, and when I got home in the late hours of the night, there was a pile of homework sitting on my desk to ensure that I will not be getting any sleep. It didn’t even cross my mind to study for the test that I forgot was happenin...

The Multicultural Club inspires members to explore their variety of cultural roots. The organization traveled to Austin to tour the city and gain experience touring.
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Everything is bigger in Texas

May 21, 2018

The Texas High Multicultural Club on May 11-13 traveled to Austin, TX, to tour the city. Club sponsor Alejandra Hernandez decided to take this trip for the benefit of the members and to expand their cultural roots. “When I tell people I went to Mexico they imagine resorts, beaches, and tour destin...

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‘Coco’ gets it right

November 27, 2017

The Day of the Dead is meant to be a time for families to come together and honor their deceased ancestors while vibrant Latin music blends with the brilliant colors and dazzling designs. Directors Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina do a fantastic job in doing so in directing Pixar’s newest movie. “Coco...

Music around the world

Music around the world

October 23, 2017

Despite the fact that music has been a great contributor to cultures around the globe, namely American music’s influence as chart-topping songs in multiple countries, the themes in music from different nations are universally appealing to every audience. While music from the states garner worldwid...

Livin' like a local

Livin’ like a local

October 7, 2015

As I stepped off the plane and into Kahului Airport, the sweet scent of Hawaiian pineapple filled the air around me. Swathes of fellow tourists rushed past me in desperate attempts to reach baggage claim before everyone else. Mild airport anxiety had set in, but once in the car was en route to the apa...

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