Like a dream

Priyanka Hardikar, Online Editor

April 3, 2014
Filed under Opinion

As I looked out the rear window of our taxi, I watched the Golden Gate Bridge slowly fade away. The last few minutes were the hardest. Every minute... Read more »

Sticks and stones

Gabrielle Lammons, Featured Columnist

March 28, 2014
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

“Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you.” I often spat this out as a child. I can remember my mother cheerfully parroting the words back to me after I would recount a rude remark from... Read more »

Setting standards: Bestselling books are not the same

Gabrielle Lammons, Featured Columnist

March 23, 2014
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

The movie ‘Divergent’ came out on Friday, Mar. 21 and like with a lot of bestselling books that are turned into movies, the excitement surrounding it was huge. Many bestselling books have turned into major motion pictures... Read more »

Bursting the Plano bubble

Haley Samsel, Featured Columnist

March 20, 2014
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

The “Plano bubble” – we've all heard the term used to describe the mindset of many students and adults in our city who do not seem to recognize the larger issues outside of our suburban, affluent community. We like to think... Read more »

Pretending

Priyanka Hardikar, Online Editor

February 19, 2014
Filed under Opinion

“Hey, are you okay?” She turned to look at me, her grey eyes always perceptive to pain. No, I’m not! A voice inside of me begged to burst out and be heard. The same voice that couldn’t mask the pain anymore. I was sick... Read more »

A whole new world

Fabiola Cedeno, Featured Columnist

February 7, 2014
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

One of my first few memories from my childhood was when I had to take a picture for our family Christmas card. The year was 2000. The world was big and frightening. I had bangs that just barely reached the top of my eyebrows and... Read more »

Signs of love

Priyanka Hardikar, Online Editor

February 5, 2014
Filed under Opinion

I caught a glimpse of her chestnut brown hair and soft, childlike eyes. Her gaze was fixed on something, but I couldn't figure out what it was. I... Read more »

Super Bowl commercial sparks controversy

Haley Samsel, Featured Columnist

February 5, 2014
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

No one needs to be reminded that the Super Bowl was last Sunday. No one needs to hear the final score again, especially fans of the Denver Broncos. The game and most of the festivities held before and after its conclusion usually... Read more »

For Bon, Forever Ago

Fabiola Cedeno, Feautured Columnist

February 4, 2014
Filed under Featured Columnists

Since I could remember, music was always a big part of my life. It was an incredible escape from the little things that frightened me when I was younger. Days like when my mom’s eyes swelled... Read more »

Mi nombre es

Gabrielle Lammons, Featured Columnist

January 30, 2014
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

When I started to learn Spanish, it wasn't by choice. I was in the third grade at a school in Colorado and once a week, my class and I would all march down to the Spanish room to endure an hour of learning the basics. I hated... Read more »

Public transparency

Gabe LaBounty, Featured Columnist

January 28, 2014
Filed under Opinion

These days, Americans go online more and more. It is an excellent tool to communicate with friends, stay current with world events and shop for books and watch movies. People can even use it as a forum to spread their ideas and... Read more »

Two-way street

Priyanka Hardikar, Online Editor

January 25, 2014
Filed under Opinion

"A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her.” Marilyn Monroe summed it up right. With all the changes taking place in and out of school, college and jobs, it is hard to stay best friends with the same people you grew... Read more »