‘The Kissing Booth 2’: More to Rom-coms Than Just Love and Laughter

Netflix recently released “The Kissing Booth 2,” and just like the first installment of the series, it attracted a large audience of eager romantic comedy fans. The movie, although predictable and similar to other American rom-coms, was actually more enjoyable than anticipated. This article focuses on the romantic relationships of “The Kissing Booth 2” and the commonalities between other rom-coms.

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Found Poem

Inspired by Leah Umansky’s article. Step 1: Find a work space. my bed creates the magic that turns butterflies into words and paints dreams on my glittery pink notebook. the bleeding pen becomes the only companion who understands because she can read and write down my mind. Step 2: Brainstorm. when i learn of a […]

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Movie Review: “13th” Redefines Slavery

(Originally published in The Stanford Daily) Outrage over the death of George Floyd sparked international protest and calls to action against police brutality. The resultant increase in media attention towards the Black Lives Matter movement has also encouraged people to educate themselves on the shocking statistics surrounding injustices against the Black community and in the […]

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A Reflection on “Together.”

Just three years ago, I was constantly upset with my sister. Sometimes, she was nosy and condescending. But other times, when I needed a bit of sisterly love, she was off to boarding school again. Most families think of college as the moment their child leaves home; but for me, college was bringing my sister […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Foods

Don’t worry that St. Patrick’s Day has passed; quarantine gives us time to make delicious foods, both in and out of season! Here are a couple of green foods for St. Patrick’s Day, March, or all of 2020! Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup sugar ½ cup of softened butter 1 egg ½ cup […]

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The Dangers of Vaping

Most people believe that vape is “a lot healthier” than tobacco cigarettes, but how much better are they exactly? Both cigarettes and e-cigarettes are extremely harmful for the lungs, but many companies advertise vape as a safe alternative to tobacco. Although the number of smokers has gone down over the years, the increase in vape […]

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Underpaid Athletes

Professional sports are a male dominated field. Not only are there more men in sports, but men earn a higher income than their female counterparts. Of the 2019 Forbes list of highest-paid athletes, Serena Williams was the only female on the list. In some cases, male athletes have earned up to three times more than […]

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90’s Fashion Comeback

The fashion world around us is constantly changing, and trends slowly fade in and out of style. However, one specific era of fashion seems to be coming back. The 90s. Parents’ clothes making their way to Goodwill are being intercepted by teens, and past styles are taking off again. Here are some fads that teens […]

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