For Those to Come

Dear Sophomores who will be taking Advanced Placement English Language and Composition, You may think that you are walking into a harder version of the Anglo-American Literature. But you are wrong. The two classes are very different. American Lit is a class where you read books and analyze the storyline, character development, and solutions. AP […]

Jesus Christ

I am a Christian. I am a Christian who is not afraid to challenge what she believes. I am a Christian who is not afraid to challenge what she believes and what she is meant to believe. If you really despise Christians and Christianity but don’t know enough about the religion to do anything about […]

13 Reasons Why

Entertainment is thought to be fun and light, making people’s day just a bit brighter. That is often the way most people see entertainment as. However, no one realizes how entertainment can play with someone’s mind with its underlying messages that people do not realize they learned. 13 Reasons Why was originally a book that […]

Dear Rosslyn Academy

Dear Rosslyn Academy, Creativity is the power to think of something no one else has ever before: the power to create. And I used to be a kid overflowing with creativity. During art class, if I were to create a monster of my choice, I didn’t have to think too hard for a brilliant monster […]

Sewol

On 14th of April 2013, a ferry with the name of Sewol sank on the southwest coast of Korea, killing 304 people. It was a great tragedy where the citizens of Korea could do nothing else but sit and anxiously watch the big ferry sink. The news reports said it was a tragic accident. Tragic, […]

Sheltaphors

Shel Silverstein is a humpback anglerfish. He looks real scary and intimidating. He also looks kind of rough. But he intends no harm to human beings. And just like the humpback anglerfish lures its prey with a glowing light, he lures his readers with his poetry. Shel Silverstein is a peppermint flower. His ideas are peppermint […]

Good Luck

In a society filled with endless people with talents similar to you, a resume is one way to present yourself to those above you. This means that a resume is something rather formal and actually has important parts to it. You can see a resume as a way of advertising yourself. You’re trying to sell […]

Google It

These days in the 21st century, there is a lot of information out there. In fact, there is too much information out there. That was such a vague statement but just hear me out. When we get a research project in school, whichever subject it may be, we all have a tendency to sit down […]

Krakauer

Jon Krakauer writes the infamous book Into the Wild. It’s a great book about a young man named Chris McCandless who changed his name to Alex and goes into the wild because he despised materialism. Krakauer writes the book in a way that it is a book written about different people who desired the similar things Alex did […]