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Remembering Kierstin Eaddy
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A group of freshmen Girl Scouts all stand by the pool at a summer birthday party. The blue water shimmers beneath them on the hot Saturday in July. The girls laugh and try to push each other in the pool, seemingly running in place to keep their... (more »)
Juggling junkies
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Little white balls with yellow smiley faces fly through the air. One, two, three. Around, up and over. The balls fly back and forth between students and over desks. Next, colorful scarves float in flowing patterns. This is the juggling club.... (more »)
A swim in the fishtank
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It was the first day of school, and freshman Emma Bredenkamp had to get to the band hall. All the way from the art room by the gyms. On the other side of the school. She felt lost and overwhelmed by all the people, but was determined to make it... (more »)
The Outcast Became The In-Cast!?
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Hey, my name is Matthew Alen I am doing this interview for one reason and one reason only to send out a message to the kids whom think they are an outcast, you can make a difference, and you’re not alone in anything you do. If you're... (more »)
The Writing on the Wall
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“Ssssttt, sstt, sssssstttt,” a can of black spray paint hisses, disjointedly. Like the conductor of an orchestra, Miguel Rodrigues’ arm swoops and swings gracefully up and down then side to side outlining the bubble letters he drew moments... (more »)
Etsy: The Marketplace We Make Together
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  We walk through the entryway of Etsy, walls lined with growing plants. Opening in a reception area, art lining the walls and Mr. Grit, Etsy’s mascot, standing at attention.    Etsy is a website focused on creating a place for small... (more »)
An Interview With Sabi Shaikh
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"In all seriousness, Goverdhan Sharma,59, says no interaction should be allowed between Hindu girls and Muslim boys. Sharma speaks softly and slowly about 'Love Jihad', a term coined by right wing groups to denote marriage between Hindu girls... (more »)
Highway 331 Dolls This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“Weirdo!” says an upsetting group of boys passing by Harriet (Dean) Mochel’s house. Why is this? This is because of the dolls that stand at her window. If you’ve ever passed Highway 331 in Bremen, then you’d know... (more »)
Parking Ordinance Changes
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For many years, on older streets across the town of Bremen cars would be parked all over the street, on the left side, on the right side, and all up and down. Being that Bremen has small streets because of our small town, there wasn’t much... (more »)
"What Ever Obstacles We Have Make Us...
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Being part of Mrs. Llamas daily life outside of school, I didn't really know what her dreams and struggles were. Fortunately I’m one of her granddaughter’s best friends. I always thought life was so easy for her since she’s an administrator... (more »)
Old America vs New America
By , San fernando, CA
Throughout the course of your life you hear about adults talking about their childhood in America before things gone down the toilet, but to me growing up now I would think that I am living somewhat of a quintessential American life as a teenager,... (more »)
As I was growing up I have heard so many stories about my parent doing a lot of stuff, going places, but when I interview my dad it was different because I heard stories that I never heard. So the first thing we talk being about the Northridge... (more »)
My Grandfather's Journey
My Grandfather was born and raised in Mexico or more specifically in the city of Leon, Guanajuato. He was raised and worked on a farm throughout his childhood doing various chores to help his parents grow fruits and vegetables. When he turned 18... (more »)
Events That Change Views
By , Pacoima, CA
I was born in 1998 and came from Mexico when I was 4 (2003) I can’t say that I got discriminated since the discrimination people felt in the early years was 10 times greater. I did not really understand why people got discriminated or why they... (more »)
The American Dream
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Growing up, I always heard great things about the United States. In my neighborhood people will always talk about what a great life you can have if you lived in America. America for me was the land of opportunities. When I was 24, I made the big... (more »)
An Unforgettable Morning
By , San Fernando, CA
When the earthquake hit Northridge, California, I was not born yet. My parents only had two children at the time , my brother and my sister. They were, “about four or five”. The earthquake struck, “approximately at 4:31 in the morning,... (more »)
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