The Selection: The Bachelor Meets Royalty by Vivian Bermudez

The Selection by Kiera Cass is a 1# New York Times Bestseller, and it’s completely different from any other written dystopian young adult story out today.   In the novel, The Bachelor meets royalty in the midst of rebels, the reconstruction of a new nation, and a torn heart. The story takes place in the future, in the … Continue reading The Selection: The Bachelor Meets Royalty by Vivian Bermudez

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Prestigious Colleges Don’t Have a Set Formula For Admissions, and It Doesn’t Matter by Julissa Higgins

For all of you college-bound seniors who have started on your Common App, have started to ask your teachers and counselors for recommendation letters, and have started to pull your hair out because you’re only confident that you can’t do it - you’re worrying for nothing because college applications don’t mean much of anything. That’s … Continue reading Prestigious Colleges Don’t Have a Set Formula For Admissions, and It Doesn’t Matter by Julissa Higgins

Senior Social Lives Up To #Legendary Status by Ruth Reyes

“Teachers, at this time, please release seniors to the cafeteria.” The morning of Senior Social, that was the announcement everyone was waiting for. The upperclassmen shuffled into the cafeteria - awash with red and black - as excited murmurs, flashing cameras, and pulsing music overtook the senses. Seniors headed immediately for the vibrant balloon arch … Continue reading Senior Social Lives Up To #Legendary Status by Ruth Reyes

Art And Retro Styles Dominate New York Fashion Week by Laura Gonzalez

New York Fashion Week is known throughout the world because it kicks off new fashion trends for the following years, and every year is different, showcasing different environments, textures, and designs. This year's event was set up as an art showcase, with each model showcasing designers' art, standing completely still while others observed. But of course, some … Continue reading Art And Retro Styles Dominate New York Fashion Week by Laura Gonzalez

President Obama Addresses ISIS by Elizabeth Martinez

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama addressed the nation for his first prime time address in over a year on the current situation of the extremist group ISIL. “So tonight, with a new Iraqi government in place, and following consultations with allies abroad, and Congress at home, I can announce that America will lead a broad … Continue reading President Obama Addresses ISIS by Elizabeth Martinez

Senior Social – It’s Tomorrow! by Alejandra Mendoza

Senior Social is just around the corner! On Friday, the kings and queens of Class of 2015 will meet once again at F cafeteria for the annual Senior Social. The event will take place during second period, thirty minutes after the start of the school day. An announcement will be made around 7:50 to call … Continue reading Senior Social – It’s Tomorrow! by Alejandra Mendoza

iTakeOver by Rosaly Casanueva

We all do it - we tweet, we Instagram, we post statuses and pictures on Facebook, we look for satisfaction   in ‘likes’ and ‘favorites’ from people we never see and people we sometimes don’t even know. We live in a generation that retreats to cellphones when trying to dodge conversation, when standing in line at … Continue reading iTakeOver by Rosaly Casanueva

ISIS Currently: Present Day ISIS and US Options

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02E0xQZRQ10 This is the second video in our 2 part series on ISIS. Our staff writer, Elizabeth Martinez, simplifies and speaks on present day ISIS, what the United States is currently doing to contain them, and our options moving forward. Share your thoughts during our twitter talk on Tuesday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m. #ISISCrisis

A Big Year For Companies’ Women Empowerment Commercials: A Rehash Or Necessary? by Rachel Rnoh

It’s been a big year for women empowerment.Companies such as Pantene, Always, and Cover Girl have bombarded the advertising world with commercials that refute negative stereotypes and prejudices towards women.However, it is hard to tell whether their messages are graciously and thankfully taken by the girls, or if they’re just viewed as an extraneous promotion … Continue reading A Big Year For Companies’ Women Empowerment Commercials: A Rehash Or Necessary? by Rachel Rnoh