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Tiffany’s Column: About motivation

by Tiffany Chien

December 13, 2010

“Doris Kearns Goodwin!” I exclaimed at my friend who inquired about my absence on one particular Tuesday afternoon. “Wait, who?” “She’s the famous historian who wrote her latest book on Abraham Lincoln!” I, along with four other seniors, received the privilege of attending the...

Opinion: Misery is the new black

by Daniela Lapidous

March 5, 2010

The girl next to you got five hours of sleep last night. The one on your other side claims to have had three. But – wait for it – the guy right in front of you didn’t go to sleep at all! Just don’t make the fatal mistake of mentioning that you got a full eight hours. Let’s face it: misery is...

Opinion: Stress weighs juniors down -The battle between work and spirit

by Leeza Arbatman

November 20, 2009

Balloons are everywhere, people are dressed up in outrageous outfits, the rally is a few days away, but many students are obsessing over the biology test that could possibly raise their grade a few points. Where’s the spirit? Unfortunately, as many students have discovered in the past, the “dreaded...

Opinion: When good things go wrong

by Tiffany Chien

October 3, 2009

“What happened?” asked my family as I stormed into the house one Friday evening. School had completely exhausted me, and long story short, I was burned out. Read More »...

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