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September 25, 2017

Posts by: Tina Vlamis

Dear Incoming Freshman 2.0

My sophomore year, I wrote a piece entitled “Dear Incoming Freshman”. It’s only been two years since I wrote my first advice article, but I feel as though I have lived a million lifetimes since. Seeing as I am now a sage, wise elderly person (I celebrated my 17th birthday last month) I figured I

Roommate Revision

“I’m looking for someone who can stay in and watch Netflix but also go out and go to parties with me!” “My favorite shows are Shameless, One Tree Hill, and The Office.” “I’m into rap but honestly listen to anything! I have a super diverse music taste.” “Message me if you’re interested!” “Looking for somebody


“Lurking” traditionally summons an image of a masked man in a trenchcoat, spying on his prey in the shadows. Frightening. However, the new definition is far less threatening- picture a teenage girl, armed with the lovely irrationality and over-analyzation that comes with being a teenager, holding a device that contains a full profile of information

The Best Memes of 2016

In the song Seasons of Love, a famous question is asked, “How do you measure a year in the life?” The song suggests measuring a year in daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee. Well, that sounds beautiful, but I measure years my own way. In memes. To be more specific, I measure

‘Taking the L’

If you are a high schooler, or often in the vicinity of high schoolers, odds are you’ve heard the phrase, “I’m gonna take the L” within the past few months. But what does it really mean to “take the L?” Simply put, taking the L means taking the loss. “Taking the L means to take

AP Lang Students Use Their Voice to ‘Write for Rights’

It is rare that students have the opportunity to complete a homework assignment and change the world at the same time. Students in Gail Pells’ Advanced Placement Language and Composition classes were given the opportunity to do so by partaking in Write for Rights. Write for Rights is Amnesty International’s global letter writing campaign. The

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