JULIA SERRA | OPINION COLUMNIST In high school I was a little bit of an outcast. I had two, maybe three close friends and even then we didn’t spend much time together outside of classes. I spent most of my time reading in the most secluded corner of the library and feeling anxious about group… Read More Oh The People you Know!
JULIA SERRA | OPNION EDITOR In the search for authenticity that comes with the transition into adulthood, I’ve found a beaming desire to “lead a full life.” It’s a phrase thrown around in corny movies and plastered on the covers of self-help books. We’ve all heard it, most of us desire it, but what does… Read More Surviving in Nothingness
JULIA SERRA | OPNION EDITOR On Sunday, Nov. 5 a gunman walked into a Texas church and killed 26 people. Only a little more than a month earlier, 58 people were killed in an even deadlier mass attack. Gun violence is an epidemic in this country. We are a nation that seems to be constantly… Read More Take Action
JULIA SERRA | OPNION EDITOR When I was seven years old, my parents bought me a purple plush journal at the Magic Kingdom gift shop. That night I curled up in bed with a pen and lovingly addressed the new little book with “dear dairy [sic]” in my very best second-grade chicken scratch. From there… Read More Write it Down
JULIA SERRA | OPINION EDITOR When I was in high school, I started taking art classes. and my love for painting was rekindled. I found satisfaction in it. I would spend hours positioned in front of easels and pads of watercolor paper in my poorly lit basement. I also practiced drawing, but I would always… Read More Art Art Art Art
JULIA SERRA | OPINION EDITOR When it comes to the social responsibility of a teacher, the responsibility of teaching lies beyond the teachers themselves. The classroom walls are not a barrier which learning is restricted to. As a future educator, I am excited by this idea. It renews my motivation, which occasionally gets lost in… Read More To Teach and Be Taught
JULIA SERRA | OPINION EDITOR When an official is elected by a democratic process, whether we are talking about a local school board or the president of the United States, voters have a lot to consider. The civic population dissects a candidate, taking into consideration things such as social and economic policies, temperament, voting history… Read More Your Voice Goes Beyond Voting