In nearly every facet of my life, I have been privileged. Privileged to have two comical and creative parents in my life every day. Privileged to have friends to talk, to go to a school filled with friends that I could laugh, vent, and play with until I was sick of it all. But most … Continue reading Thief of Joy | Laws of Life Essay
Envious. The only way to describe that phenomenon of green-faced Jealousy. That one bright, talented prodigy that excels at one feat so well that their superiority in that field is the first thing that comes to mind upon thinking of them. Well, what happens when they lose that special spark that had constructed their whole … Continue reading Don’t Have Only One Trait That Defines You: Identity Essay
My least satisfying days are the ones where I am both restless and drained. I feel like I’m not doing enough, like there are more responsibilities I should be handling, and I wonder if I’m working as hard as I should. I feel fidgety, squirming on the inside. But at the same time, I’m too … Continue reading How Hard Are You Working?
What would the people of 300 years ago use our current technology for? A (dumb) scholarship essay~ ~~~~ Imagine if the technological advancements we made today were done nearly 300 years ago. AI’s (Artificial Intelligence units), Google Glasses, and cellphone-caused backaches would become an early plague on our society. In this era—in the early 1700’s—individuals … Continue reading Smart Tech in the 1700’s
Only five full days of school have passed by and I’ve already been hit with the dreaded (inevitable) Senioritis. I would say that I’m surprised—since I have been heavily motivated and hardworking throughout my entire school career—but that would be a hilarious lie. Junior year was a complete wreck, an onslaught of projects and extra … Continue reading Senioritis: Class of 2020
Comic books movies have somehow accomplished the impossible: bringing nerds and mainstream audiences together under one glorious, unified sentiment, all for the sake of profit. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a prime example of the utter impact these once “geeky” pieces of media have had on our society. Billions of dollars have been generated only … Continue reading Making History or Making Flops: Marvel vs. DC Cinematic Universe
~another essay that I wrote for my literature class~ An individual’s nation of residence can shape their mentality for the rest of their lives; not only does it affect how one sees the world, but it also contributes to their happiness, goals, and overall mental health. A culture’s influence on a population is evident in … Continue reading Mental Illness: Genetic or Environmental?
Dieting to many is seen as a form of restraint and miserable abstinence. Rather than seeing it as a way to fix an unhealthy lifestyle and live a more fulfilling existence, society has instead manifested a “diet” into something much more sinister, more despicable, more susceptible to disdain and scrutiny. Diets in our American culture … Continue reading The Issue With “Dieting”
~here's an essay that I wrote for my literature class~ Having the reason to why psychological, unquantifiable events happen in the world often causes more harm than good. Finding out why a child was murdered, why a terrorist attack was committed, why a well-off man killed himself: sometimes the answers to these morbid sort of … Continue reading ~Why People Drift Apart~
Of the thousands of battles and casualties scattered across the history of mankind, the philosophy of the highest value was hope. Hope to win a war in which no man could win. Hope that times of depression would fade and a golden era would eradicate such misery. Hope that no matter the circumstances our race … Continue reading When All the World’s Problems Are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary?