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What I’ve learned from my Seasonal Depression

Normalizing talking about mental illnesses is something that should be more prioritized in our country's current state.
November 27, 2020
Normalizing talking about mental illnesses is something that should be more prioritized in our country's current state.

We need to normalize diversity and representation in media

We need to normalize diversity and representation in media
As an audience, we need to see minority characters for more than their differences in order to normalize diversity in media.
November 26, 2020
See minority characters for more than their differences.

Wallows produce new, cheerful sound with EP “Remote”

Wallows produce new, cheerful sound with EP “Remote”
Wallows, consisting of Dylan Minnette, Braeden Lemasters and Cole Preston, released their newest EP “Remote” on Friday, Oct. 23. The newest installment showcases the band’s more spirited sides.
November 23, 2020
Wallows new EP brings their fiery personalities to life

“Stranger Things” in Music

As you wait for another season of Stranger Things. Enjoy the music from the casts members.
November 18, 2020
I saved the best for last because Hawke is one of the most talented singers I have ever had the pleasure of listening to — she is right up there with Taylor Swift. For her album Blush she had help from grammy winner Jesse Harris.

My non-existent social media presence

My non-existent social media presence
Everyone is always shocked when they ask what my screen time is and ask how I manage to stay off my phone, but honestly being on my phones bores me. This is probably due to the fact that I have a total of about three apps on my phone, none of which are social media platforms.
November 11, 2020
. The built-up anticipation of receiving a phone was equivalent to the feeling you get leading up to Christmas, and I was left with the same anti-climactic feeling after Christmas arrives and you’re stuck putting away all the decorations.

Empowering and Comical, Brooklyn 99 is That Show

Empowering and Comical, Brooklyn 99 is That Show
How Brooklyn 99 has given me the courage to be who I am, and what the show has given everyone else who watches.
November 10, 2020
Brooklyn 99 is a show that breaks societal stereotypes while simultaneously being hilarious.

We need to stop saying “There is no try, only do”

We need to stop saying “There is no try, only do”
I am haunted by the words of Yoda, and I genuinely believe that this quote leads to nothing but degradation and insecurity. Instead of shaming people despite their best efforts, we need to embrace the success of giving something your all.
November 3, 2020
Trying is enough, no matter what Yoda says.

I’m falling for fall: my favorite season

I’m falling for fall: my favorite season
Fall is the best time of the year, filled with beautiful weather and nature. With excitement leading up to Halloween and then everyone coming together for Thanksgiving, there is not more to ask for.
October 23, 2020
Occurring once a year, fall is the best season and should not be forgotten.

Black cats; a history of spiritual connections

Black cats; a history of spiritual connections
My black cat and I have always shared a special connection, but I believe it goes deeper than a human and pet connection. I believe that my cat is a familiar, and that our souls are somehow connected.
October 23, 2020
From the day I got my cat, I felt a special connection to her -- like there was an invisible string tying us together.

Cold and Caffeinated: the best fall drinks to try

The Roasterie offers a pumpkin spice latte on its fall menu Oct. 1. The coffee shop has locations in Brookside, Leawood, Lenexa and Downtown Kansas City. photo by Sophia Rall
When I set out to try fall coffee drinks, I was expecting overly-sweet, overly-expensive coffees. However, 3 drinks later, I was pleasantly surprised
October 23, 2020

I just wanted to preface my review by saying that I had low expectations for all the coffees I tried. I don’t like a lot of sugar in my coffee, and my normal order is a Starbucks Coldbrew or black coffee....

When fear turns into obsession

When fear turns into obsession
Without ever reading the “Harry Potter” books, I have declared the movies the best thing to ever grace this planet.
October 23, 2020
The “Harry Potter” series will go down in history as Lily Sage’s favorite set of movies, and here’s why.

Climate change will not wait for my generation

Climate change will not wait for my generation
Young environmental activists like Greta Thunberg have gotten a lot of press recently for their bold ideas about stopping climate change, but older generations must resist the urge to ask them to be the world’s heroes.
October 23, 2020
It’s true that people like Greta Thunberg and Amariyanna Copeny have great ideas, but we don’t have time to wait around until they are old enough to craft them into policies.
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