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Unseen sacrifices lead to appreciated support

Unseen sacrifices lead to appreciated support

  by Sam deFigueiredo, opinions editor I see my dad every night for family dinner. Even if we end up ordering a pizza or eating leftovers, he never misses a meal. We talk about our day and that new YouTube video we saw and occasionally...

 

Greater appreciation and love for special needs community inspired by nonprofit organization

Greater appreciation and love for special needs community inspired by nonprofit organization

by Maya Girimaji, managing editor I’ve probably scrolled hundreds and thousands of miles on Instagram. Things are constantly clogging up our feeds. Trivial things like “Kylie Jenner just cut her hair” or “Find out if you’re a dog...

 

Artist perseveres despite societal scrutiny over career path

Artist perseveres despite societal scrutiny over career path

by Haley Mitchell, managing editor I never thought of myself as the kind of “alternative” person who seriously considers art school. Art school. Going to college to learn about… art. Which should prepare me for a career in…...

 

Long distance relationship changes definition of love

Long distance relationship changes definition of love

by Drew Howerton, section editor Relationships are all about learning to love someone. The internet has changed the way that people learn to love each other. When I was growing up, my parents always told me  that they met at a hockey game...

 

College applications spur recognition, appreciation for choosing own values

College applications spur recognition, appreciation for choosing own values

by Vi Burgess, editor-in-chief I used to think the hardest part of Journalism, as a class at Consol, was coming up with a legitimate list of twenty-five questions to ask at each interview; after about ten, I tend to run out of youthful curiosity. But...

 

Setting the Tone: Fitness FriYAY

Setting the Tone: Fitness FriYAY

by Maya Girimaji, section editor I’m no body builder. I definitely do not work out for 2 hours everyday. I don’t aim to have that perfectly sculpted body. I don’t exercise to lose weight. But I do exercise because I enjoy it and because...

 

Archetype fosters negative perception of fellow women, disdain towards womanhood

Archetype fosters negative perception of fellow women, disdain towards womanhood

       by June Jeong, opinions editor According to pop culture, one of the best things a girl can be…..is not like girls. We’ve all heard some variation of the statement, “I’m just not like other girls.” Or worse,...

 

Learning to love football prompts acceptance of Texan identity

Learning to love football prompts acceptance of Texan identity

by Vi Burgess, editor-in-chief “Y’all? Did you just say y’all?” my mother asked, incredulously. “You’ve got to be kidding me.” “Are you Texan or something?” my (British) dad chimed in, conveniently forgetting that the reason...

 

Learning to love heritage kindles greater appreciation of Hindu culture

Learning to love heritage kindles greater appreciation of Hindu culture

  by Maya Girimaji, section editor There was a period of time where I was uncomfortable with who I was. I’m ashamed to say that from intermediate school and all the way to the beginning of my freshman year I was embarrassed of who I was....

 

An Open Letter to My Older Sister

An Open Letter to My Older Sister

by Maya Girimaji, section editor Dear Big sis, Well, it’s that time of the year. It’s time for school to start and instead of you coming back with me to Consol you’re going off to college. Just the other day I was walking through your...