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From my POV: Being a human Etch-A-Sketch

From my POV: Being a human Etch-A-Sketch

By Jeanna Totah

February 3, 2016


Filed under From My P.O.V., Lifestyles

For many children, going for a swim during a hot summer day is a normal activity. For someone who struggles with sensitive skin, like myself, the consequence of going into a chlorine-filled pool is annoying dry and itchy skin. Growing up, I always knew I had sensitive skin and often encountere...

From my P.O.V: Christmas at two houses

From my P.O.V: Christmas at two houses

By Raven Bautista

January 3, 2016


Filed under From My P.O.V., Lifestyles

For the last ten years, my sister and I spent the holidays either with my dad or my mom. Every Christmas is different, and we never know what to expect. Sometimes we will be out-of-state with my mom, or at my cousin's house with my dad. Holidays with divorced parents are not as depressing as they mig...

From my P.O.V: Living as a Muslim American during the peak of Islamophobia

From my P.O.V: Living as a Muslim American during the peak of Islamophobia

By Noor Baig

December 11, 2015


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News of another shooting is all over the Internet, and all I can think while scrolling through my Facebook feed is: “Please, please don’t let it be a Muslim.” It is. Or that’s what the headline reads anyway. It seems the time between extremist attacks has been decreasing quickly. At first it was month...

From my P.O.V: Marching Band in Indiana

From my P.O.V: Marching Band in Indiana

By Lindsay Goddard

November 22, 2015


Filed under From My P.O.V., Lifestyles

On the first day of school, my literature teacher asked us to anonymously write the thing about ourselves we are most proud of, and put it on the wall. One little pink Post-It hanging on the corner of the whiteboard read: “band geek.” When people ask me why I am in band, I never know what to say....