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Follow Your Dreams (…or not)

As a high school senior, the time to pick and keep a major has come around. Graduation is months away. I have been accepted to a private and rather pricey college (financial aid is still unraveling itself), and I have put ‘Law’ as my major with a minor of ‘Political Science.’

Seems rather dignified, right? Not so for an artist and musician such as I.

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Mathematics: The bane of my existence

I hate math.

That’s right. I said it.  I hate the very thought of it.  It has ruined my test scores. It’s made me 0.2 points away from a 4.0 GPA.  It’s also threatened to batter my self esteem.  But after contemplating on the issue for a bit, I’ve realized that it is impossible to escape it.  It’s there.  It’s always there.  Always behind you, stalking you. Continue reading


Reality Shock

It’s common to hear that the elderly and older generation is out of touch. Let’s face it: to some degree, they are.  Teenagers rebel against their parents’ senescent laws, and in politics, old “values” are suddenly less and less applicable to our ever-evolving culture.  There are certain realities of the present day that older people simply do not understand.

But then again, who’s to say it’s only the older generation?  After some observation I’ve come across a pitiful realization: some of our youth are out of touch as well. Continue reading