May 2017 Blog Posts (76)

We Are The Office- Tyler Estacion

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Added by Tyler Estacion on May 23, 2017 at 6:06pm — No Comments

Where Happiness Doesn't End

“Standing there beside all his fans, she felt something well up inside her, and she realized that she was saying goodbye. There would be other opportunities, of course, at dinner tonight and maybe even tomorrow before he left, a proper farewell where they would say all the usual things: We’ll keep in touch and I'll…

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Added by Josie Wolan on May 23, 2017 at 8:52am — No Comments

Letting Emotions Go: A Slaughterhouse 90210 blog (SPOILER ALERT)



"Something broke loose inside Dill's mind. Something that had been moored against the roaring tumult. It came untethered and crashed around with reckless abandon — burning, shattering, consuming. He stopped seeing color and all became a swirling, howling, leaden gray desolation. But the pain hadn't arrived. The way the sea…

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Added by Danielle Farag on May 20, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Of Dreams, Drugs, and Death

“Then wear the gold hat, if that will move her;

If you can bounce high, bounce for her too,

Till she cry "Lover, gold-hatted, high-bouncing lover,…

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Added by Matthew Kim on May 20, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

iWin a Mango

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     Why are people nervous about expressing their love for one another when that special person could be taken by someone else? Both Shannon from…

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Added by Ria Kakarlapudi on May 20, 2017 at 9:54am — No Comments

chaos...status quo

“Even the constellations can see us now; we are seventeen and shattered and still dancing. We have messy, throbbing hearts and we are stronger than anyone could ever know.” (lord)



“But the point is that trying to make things better sometimes makes us better, too. The point is, I'm trying…

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Added by Emily Hernandez on May 20, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

What a Book About Lesbianism And Cosmo Kramer Have In Common

  • “The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they're ok, then it's you.” 

― Rita Mae Brown, Rubyfruit Jungle…

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Added by Viktor Kopec on May 20, 2017 at 8:35am — No Comments

The Truth Can Sometimes Hurt

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“I'm so pissed at her. For...for, I don't know. Not being the Margo I had expected her to be. Not being the Margo I thought I had finally imagined correctly” (Green 358).

 

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“I watch her write. Except for being a little grimy, she looks like she has always looked, I don't know why, but I always thought she would look different. Older. That I…

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Added by Subin Hong on May 20, 2017 at 2:16am — No Comments

Put in the Work Get the Results

Muhammed Ali is often claimed to be the greatest boxer of all time as well as greatest athlete of all time. Everyone saw Ali’s amazing work in the ring, but few saw the immense work that he had to put in in the gym to get that output. A central theme of In The Hard Hat: 21 Ways to Be a Great Teammate one…

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Added by Logan Bayer on May 20, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

The Suffering Vampires

The show The Vampire Diaries is one of my favorite television shows that have recently ended. The book that I found which parallels most of the situations in the show is called Suffer Love by Ashley Herring Blake. In the show, Caroline, the girl in the picture receiving the cake, is one of the main characters that go through significant character development. In the beginning of the series, she is selfish and her only…

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Added by Angela Moon on May 20, 2017 at 12:50am — No Comments

Words Hurt

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“I shiver, thinking how easy it is to be totally wrong about people-to see one tiny part of them and confuse it for the whole, to see the cause and think it's the effect or vice versa (Oliver, Lauren. Before I Fall. Harper Collins, 2010. Page 385)."…

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Added by Julia LaDuke on May 20, 2017 at 12:14am — No Comments

"They're not so tough after all" - The Development of Courage

"They're not so tough after all" - The Development of Courage

(Harry Potter and the…

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Added by Arnav Aggarwal on May 20, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

Crusade

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You’ve just finished the last page to a school essay when suddenly a commotion sounds downstairs. As you head down the stairs, you can hear your dad shout in fury, and your mom scream in horror. The living room is packed, friends and family crammed on the couch, and everyone’s eyes are glued to the radio, rapt on the announcers words. In a stern, enraged voice, the news…

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Added by Ryan C. on May 19, 2017 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Secrets

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Show me how clever you can be. Surely that meant that she was permitted to be clever--that he was acknowledging that she could be clever? She would prove herself. She would not be caught out, or betray his secret” (Hardinge 173).

 

A common fact about secrets is that a secret shared is not a secret at all. So…

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Added by Kylie Zhang on May 19, 2017 at 11:40pm — No Comments

Putting the Pieces Back Together

 

 

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"I'll never understand how a man can live his life

with his finger on the self-destruct button,…

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Added by Matthew Conway on May 19, 2017 at 11:37pm — No Comments

An Optimistic Unbreakable Wave

             Uncharted territory. Whether it may be moving somewhere new, or switching from high school to college, everyone has experienced the shock of learning how to live differently from previous times. In the book The 5th Wave, by Rick Yancey, Earth is invaded by extraterrestrial life forms with the intent of…

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Added by Georgia Hessel on May 19, 2017 at 11:34pm — No Comments

What We Know, What We See, and What We Learn

          The book Million-Dollar Throw tells the story about Nate Brodie, a star football player, who gets the chance to throw a pass from the thirty-yard line through a small target during halftime at a Patriots game on Thanksgiving night. If Nate makes it, he wins a prize of one million dollars. A lot of the plot centers around Nate’s friendship with his best friend Abby who is going blind due to retinitis pigmentosa. Nate figures if he makes the…

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Added by Andre Ballo on May 19, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Shamelessly Strong

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“If one man …

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Added by Evan Folkers on May 19, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth

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"Annabeth glared at me like she was going to punch me. And then she did something that surprised me even more. She kissed me."- Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

In the image, the flash in the red and Zoom flickering with blue lightning, his enemy are about to compete in a race to decide the world's fate. One thing both the…

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Added by Sean randunne on May 19, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Isolation in a Nutshell

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“I’m Eadlyn Schreave, and no one in the world is as powerful as me” (Cass, 128)

 

“It wasn’t simply a desire to be independent; there was a wall around me, and I wasn’t completely sure why. But wall or no wall, I’d made a promise” (Cass 102)…

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Added by Hira Baig on May 19, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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