Rita Nguyen

  • October 28, 2017By Rita Nguyen

    Hamilton took the musical theater world by storm with its hip-hop rendition of history and colonial America. It gave dreamers and visionaries their rightful place in American History while also being highly entertaining. Although there are hundreds of Broadway musicals, there are a few that hold the same charm as Hamilton. Many listeners of Hamilton

  • September 27, 2017By Rita Nguyen

    Many times we like to believe that we are strong. That no matter what happens we will move on and find something else to occupy our times with. But the truth is, no matter how strong you are, loss is something difficult for everyone to cope with. The hardest part of loss is realizing you

  • August 31, 2017By Rita Nguyen

    The capital of England was never the first thing that popped into mind when being asked, “What country would you like to go to?” During my family’s trip to France this past July, we spent an unexpected three days in London due to a spur of the moment decision. I was very pleasantly surprised when

  • August 21, 2017By Rita Nguyen

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind starts off one gloomy February morning. Joel Barish suddenly gets an urge to take the train to a beach in Montauk. He calls in sick for work and shortly after arrives by the shore. There is where he meets eccentric blue haired Clementine Kruczynski. The two are weirdly attracted

  • July 29, 2017By Rita Nguyen

                 Mainstream media portrays a breakup as black and white. They make it seem like one day the girl is crying, mascara streaming down her face, eating chocolate ice cream on her bed, and the next she’s at a club with her friends dancing her worries away. Although both these

  • July 28, 2017By Rita Nguyen

    This July, I had the privilege of going to Paris, France to meet up with my family for vacation. I had never been to Europe before this trip and had no idea what to expect. Although the media portrays Paris as, “The City of Love,” It wasn’t The Eiffel Tower or other monuments that I

  • June 12, 2017By Rita Nguyen

    I wrote a poem just like this when I was eleven. I spent hours and hours looking through files on my laptop and Google Drive trying to find it, but it was nowhere to be found. Sometimes, one thing must end for another great thing to start. I know that my writing has changed over

  • May 24, 2017By Rita Nguyen

    It takes a lot to be a model, is that even a question anymore? But with the entertainment industry and popular culture constantly white-washing movies, tv shows, and commercials, it’s no surprise that the modeling industry also lacks Asian-American representation. Cultural appropriation is something that most people have heard of but many do not have a firm