The Art of Cooking

This year, I made the grand decision to lay off chips and take a culinary class to finally learn how to cook something somewhat healthy for myself. Now mind you, I am the clumsiest person on Earth and should never be trusted with a chef’s knife or fire. The bright side is, my teacher hasn’t […]

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Finding Catcher In the Rye

The main characters of Catcher In The Rye and Finding Forrester share an uncanny resemblance to one another despite the different plot lines.       In Catcher In the Rye, Holden Caufield detailed his journey in Manhattan after being expelled from his fourth boarding school at Pency. While traveling alone, he tried to grasp an understanding of […]

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lost memories

Dear you, I didn’t mean to forget. “Some things are hard to remember.” I can’t imagine how heartbroken you must have felt the day I told you I couldn’t remember any past memories of us. You stared back at me with those dark brown eyes and with a faltering smile, told me it was okay. […]

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The Painful Part of Goodbye

He never came back. He never said goodbye. She didn’t care if it was a sad goodbye or a bad goodbye but she still wanted to know that he was leaving. She lied in bed, staring blankly at the white ceiling, hoping to hear news from him. She curled up in a ball, clutching her heart […]

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Play to spend time doing something enjoyable or amusing   The English teachers of Fountain Valley High School recently participated in an event known as Global School Play Day, in which students were given the freedom to bring games (board games, PlayDoh, etc) and spend time with friends. I, being one the very fortunate students, […]

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Censorship of Inequality

How Can Inequality Be Ignored? Under the principles of which our country was founded on, the document that has been ingrained in American history and culture: The Declaration of Independence states, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, […]

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