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October 2018

LACE Interview Wise Nugs

My interview with Dr. Henry Docherty, a family physician that specializes in dermatology and skin cancer, has given me a much more informed idea of what it’s like to be a dermatologist. Much of the wisdom that I have acquired… Continue Reading →

Harrison Bergeron vs 2081

Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron” takes place in an dystopian future in which, ironically, the government has implemented handicaps in an attempt to ensure that everyone is equal in skill, beauty, and opportunity. 2081, directed by Chandler Tuttle portrays a similar… Continue Reading →

Introducing Mia Hamm

  “The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.” – Mia Hamm I have played soccer since I was five years old; it has been a passion… Continue Reading →

The Danger of a Single Story Response

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “The Danger of a Single Story” reveals that stereotypes are incomplete assumptions that people tend to blindly believe when they are perpetuated in the media. It is critical to be aware of this issue when creating our… Continue Reading →

Independent Novel Study Part One: The Catcher in the Rye

While reading The Catcher in the Rye, I was not impressed by Holden’s impulsive violent response to Stradlater’s date with Jane. Holden claims that he doesn’t remember the events that occurred after he decided to fight Stradlater. He explains, “This next… Continue Reading →

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