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Do I have to burn my diploma? An open letter to the University of Virginia

Dear UVA,

I love you.

Half of my wardrobe is orange and blue. My car is covered in your stickers and my dog often sports a UVA collar. 547 more words

Authenticity

In a Grove·Rashomon

Rashomon and In a Grove are two stories that are quite similar and at the same time different. Rashomon displays the endless possibilites in life while In a Grove revolves around the nature of truth. 154 more words

Experience

The Mexican Revolution

Mexico is in the throes of an all out revolution after 6 children were recently killed by Mexican authorities in collusion with the ruling drug cartels, followed by another 43 children who were abducted from the the small town of Ayotzinapa, and who are presumed tortured and murdered, as sources are reporting. 303 more words

Alternative Media

Facebook, to be another corporation to drop ALEC membership

by Nathan Yip, Grade 11

Article Summary

Facebook, known to many as the powerful social media corporation, has recently dropped its membership with the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC for short. 688 more words

Agribusiness

Utter Chaos

All around the world, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Ukraine, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Hong Kong and many other countries and cities, the rulers or the opposition is ushering in reigns of terror. 56 more words

Blogs

X-Rays Reveal Nothing

In 1934, Dizzy Dean was the best pitcher in the National League, winning 30 games and leading the St. Louis Cardinals to the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. 318 more words

Current Events

The Downside Of Awareness

One of the unexpected consequences of my starting this blog has been the number of friends and acquaintances who have shared their own experiences with depression with me. 619 more words