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Keep your colleges to yourself

Keep your colleges to yourself

Jessica Adair, Highlander Copy Editor/Columnist

March 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

I have never been a big fan of awkward situations. I don't try to make small talk with people I don't know, I never send food back at restaurants, and I always text people instead of calling. If there is any situation where I have the potential to feel uncomfortable, I avoid it like the plague. Recently,...

Focusing on yourself during the college admissions process

Focusing on yourself during the college admissions process

Arianna Bayangos, News Editor

March 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion

As college admissions decisions are being released throughout the month, along with that comes the same questions and conversations. It is inevitable of course; all the seniors who applied to four year universities have been waiting for a letter in the mail or an admissions decision on college portals...

Finding yourself in high school

Finding yourself in high school

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Features, Self-Identity and Happiness

‘I sat alone on the quad steps at freshman orientation.’ ‘It seemed everyone had gone to school together before and already had a group of friends’ ‘Who was I? Did anyone care?’ ‘How would I find my identity in a place where it seemed everyone else had already found theirs?’ But...

Love yourself, not thigh gaps

Love yourself, not thigh gaps

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

October 3, 2014


Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion, Top News

Are you sick of listening to girls wish for thigh gaps? Boys kicking themselves because their stomachs resemble kegs more closely than a six-packs? Young women feeling insecure because of the size of their breasts? Are you tired of being one of them? I know I am. The matter of the fact is that...

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Senior year is the best year of high school. It's when you get to relax, hang out with your friends, make fun of the freshmen, and fantasize about moving far, far away. Right? Wrong. Senior year is stress overload, and according to the American Psychological Association, the percentage of high school...

How to Survive High School Day 20: Be yourself

How to Survive High School Day 20: Be yourself

September 23, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School

Throughout all of high school, but especially for underclassmen, it is important to be yourself. Even though there may be peer pressure to fit into the social norm, being yourself is crucial to finding friends and having a successful time at high school. With over 500 kids in each graduating class,...

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