By Marina Compoy-LoVasco (’23) The girl kicks the tumbleweed away from herself in exasperation and begins running towards some imaginary place in the distance. After some time, the girl pauses to look back behind her. The terrain looks the same to her. For all she knows, she has not moved an inch from the position she had been standing in moments ago. “FINE,” the girl … Continue reading A Somewhat Logical Fairytale (Continuation)
By Marina Campoy-LoVasco (’23) The sun beats down on the Earth with its bright rays. The dirt between her toes and beneath her feet is warm. A wind whistles through the trees and plays with the girl’s loose strands of hair. Small choruses of chirps and barks erupt from the brush and sing a sweet melody. Her ears perk at the song and she wanders … Continue reading A Somewhat Logical Fairytale
By Marina Campoy-LoVasco (’23) It is at 2:35 each day when students erupt from the classroom. You barely remember the lunch you had many hours prior. Your brain has completely melted and your eyes are unblinking. You drag your arms about like an ape and your hands are covered in graphite with the occasional smear of a highlighter or marker running down the length of … Continue reading Empty Stomach
By Marina Compoy-LaVasco Catalonia is located in the north-east of Spain and shares the Pyrenean mountains with southern France. It is a semi-autonomous region, meaning that Catalonia has partial self-government and is partially controlled by the government of Spain located in Madrid. Catalonia has begun to advocate for its independence from Spain in past years, and is still strong today. This plea does not come … Continue reading The Conflicts in Catalonia
By Marina Campoy-LoVasco (’23) A prominent issue in today’s world is global warming. Global warming is an increase in the Earth’s overall temperature due to a rise in greenhouse gases emissions. A specific greenhouse gas that plays a major role in the increasing temperatures is methane. One prime event that creates methane, seen in our school, is the food thrown away during lunch. This waste produces … Continue reading Working as a School to Put an End to Global Warming
By Marina Campoy-LoVasco (’23) At the present moment, Joe Biden is at the head of the presidential race. Although this advantage might change soon, as he is closely pursued by Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, it is important that one knows the positions of Joe Biden and the ideas he plans on using if he does in fact win the election. On the topic of … Continue reading What are Joe Biden’s positions and ideas for the issues of today?