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Hadestown and Rachel Chavkin

June 13, 2019

Watching the Tonys every year since 2017 has definitely enlightened me. It's always fun to watch the group numbers and see nominees shine on the screen as a single victor is awarded. Although I usually am not able to watch or listen to songs from nominated shows, I still enjoy learning of new shows to hopefully watch one day.

For example, Hadestown. I mean, with as many Tony noms as they got and the ...

Joseph Phan of Team Canada

April 12, 2019

One of Canada's poised Junior skaters, Joseph Phan, is working on his comeback after a less satisfying season on the international circuit. Although he did not reap the rewards he expected to, Joseph is gaining confidence in himself through his first year of training under famed Brian Orser and Tracy Wilson and the rest of the delightful Toronto Cricket Club team. After placing third at JGP Czech Republic and fourth at Canadian Nationals, I spoke ...

I will NOT stop being political.

March 19, 2019

I will NOT stop being political.

I am a minority. I am a person of color living in the United States. Every day, someone like me is targeted because of the pigment present in their skin.

I am an ally. I am a friend to people of all sexualities and all genders. Every day, someone is targeted because of who they love or who they are.

I care for the environment. I ...

Sandhya Menon | Author Interview

Feb. 25, 2019

If you want to find a craftily made young adult book, you don't have to look too far. With her third book releasing in May 2019, Indian-American author Sandhya Menon has graced audiences of all races and ages with her beautiful plots and characters. She incorporates her stories with people who are like her, Indian-American boys and girls. I had the honor to interview her for this blog!

Q: Were there any difficulties trying ...

The Impending Thought of College

Feb. 3, 2019

It's all anyone can talk about these days, and honestly, the only thing I am able to talk about at all at this point.

Our guidance counselor came in a couple weeks ago, to remind us about the college process. As if I could forget that I need to take my SATs at least twice and ACTs are similar enough that if you didn't want to take it, that's okay. Make sure you get ...