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How to Survive the Worst Two Weeks of the Year

Celina Ceballos, Senior Editor

May 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Maybe you have an AP under your belt; maybe you have not yet taken one.... Either way, the advice below can help you prepare for these grueling weeks. Book mark these tips for next year, ladies. The auditorium is stripped of its rows of black chairs and becomes a terrifying array of a large white...

A Senior’s Perspective

Celina Ceballos, Senior Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Purpose. Truth. Love. Hope. Peace. These are what everyone searches for. They would do just about anything, risk their lives, travel thousands of miles, or perhaps, the most frightening, make themselves vulnerable in order to find any...

One of the Worst Yet Very Common Monsters: Procrastination

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We have all done it. All of us have waited until the last minute, put it off, pushed it until tomorrow. Yet, we also know all the consequences. The guilt, the fear of not having enough time, the shame we feel. Nothing good eve...

Reading: A Cause or Reliever of Stress?

Julianna Salak, Featured Writer

March 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Research shows that the mind can do so many things at one time, and unfortunately that can put a huge strain on one’s mental health. It has be proven, though, that stress from many different scenarios can be relieved just from the action of reading. No matter ...

How to Avoid Stressing Out

Maddie Tallman, Featured Writer

March 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

If you ever wondered whether you were Michael Scott, here's an article to help. The word stress brings up a lot of feelings: anger, rage, exhaustion. Our own emotions of stress coincide with the work we must complete, achieve, an...

10 Things You Know If You Read 10 Things You Know Articles

Nina Kegelman, Senior Editor

March 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Find yourself reading numbered lists of normal things everyone does? Here are 10 things you should know if you know about the 10 things you know trend. The first one is admittedly true and funny. Let’s face it- whoever thought ...

Women to Watch

Nina Kegelman, Senior Editor

February 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Most Influential Women of 2016 Amidst the turmoil that was 2016 were some ground-breaking achievements by women. Here are 5 of 2016's most influential:   Simone Biles: At only 19, Simone Biles competed in her firs...

On heroes, Hallelujahs, and tragedy

February 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Monday after the 2016 presidential election, Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen died at the age of 82. While doing post-election reflecting and reading Cohen’s obituary in the New York Times in my Women in World ...

Because Ursuline

Shayla Bartoli, Feature writer

February 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Walking through the Port Cochere doors August of 2013, I was immediately awestruck by the endless sea of red, white, and black. I remember thinking to myself, “I am going to lose my sense of individuality wearing the same kilt...

The Bright Lights in the Shadows, Invisible to So Many

Celina Ceballos, Senior Editor

February 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

,A woman has always been behind the tall figure of a man--in his shadows. Women have helped bring the best qualities out of men for centuries now. They always came up with the best ideas, yet it took men to carry them out. The...

Pope Francis for President

Nina Kegelman, Senior Editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Pope Francis for President Many voting Americans are finding themselves disappointed (to say the least) when it comes to the candidates for this year’s election. Some will drag themselves to the voting booth and hold their...

SNL More Important Now Than Ever

Nina Kegelman, Senior Editor

October 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The late-night live sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live began its 42nd season Saturday, October 4th, and did so with a bang. A political parody, typical of the series’ cold-opens, of the first presidential debate launched...

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