All posts tagged in hope

  • June 24, 2017By Krysten Sliwinski

    Walking out of the ugly prison otherwise known as school on the last day of the year always gave me a sort of liberating sensation. Knowing I wouldn’t have to return for another three months was a blissful sensation. But acknowledging that when I came back in the fall I would be a senior and afterward have

  • June 4, 2017By Rayan Ramadan

    Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester Concert not only raised the morale of so many broken people, but it also raised approximately $9 million (or £7 million) for the victims of the attack before the concert even finished. This money will be used for the “We Love Manchester Emergency Fund and the British Red Cross and it

  • May 26, 2017By Samantha Merzel

    In 2009, actor Corey Haim and famous singer-songwriter Gerard McMann wrote and recorded a beautiful song together called “Mend Me”. The lyrics and emotions conveyed in the song are very raw and real. The song sends out a very important message that universally sparks hope into the souls of others and it deserves a lot

  • May 23, 2017By Ariel Zedric

    On March 3, 2017, the movie Logan hit the big screen. It follows the classic Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) as he continues to live in the X-Men world, but in this spin-off, Logan is keeping a low profile while caring for a dying Professor X. Despite how much he tries to remain unaffected, Logan’s plans change when he meets a

  • May 21, 2017By Ariel Zedric

    Spoken word is a word-based performance art that focuses on voice inflection along with diction. Recently, there has been a large push for spoken word poetry with YouTube channels like  Button Poetry and a plethora of other recorded performances. Due to the fact the audience can hear the emotion in the presenter’s voice, spoken word is extremely

  • April 30, 2017By Mariah Flores

    Imagine: The world as you know it is about to end…or so young Ginger thinks in the 2013 coming-of-age indie movie Ginger & Rosa, directed by Sally Potter, which stars Elle Fanning (Ginger) and Alice Englert (Rosa).   Anti-Cold War campaigns in London begin to clash with the sexual revolution of the 1960s. Everyone is

  • April 13, 2017By Jalen M. Brown

    The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas tells the story of sixteen-year-old Starr Carter—yes, she’s also convinced that she’s vaguely related to Jay-Z—who witnesses the tragic murder of her childhood friend at the hands of a police officer. It’s a tale that has been brought up in black culture for generations; do exactly what the

  • April 7, 2017By Fayra Farinna

    Everyone seems to know what we should be and what makes one a woman. Everyone thinks that a woman either physically looks like worn out sheets in burnt out Soho, eye bags decorated on each eye like designer bags in the last seasons. Either you’re in your 30s to 40s; a woman is never measured

  • April 3, 2017By Fayra Farinna

    He’s a memory Aziera, a beautiful memory but that doesn’t stop you from crawling back to him and that’s okay, it’s normal for some stupid reason. You will and sometimes in random days, you do. You’ll go back. Because you put him as the source of your happiness and now it sucks the life out

  • March 29, 2017By Martina Rexrode

    This poem was an assignment for my 10th grade English class. We were told to write a poem about struggles that we have overcome and how we attempt to keep hope alive. I chose to write mine on this past election, mainly from the perspective of a teenager. It talks about the feelings most of