The College Admissions Scam: Should the students be allowed to keep their seats and reap the benefits of the crime?
As the college admissions scam story unravels each day, it has reluctantly become a dream crusher for so many brilliant kids who desperately want to believe that honest, hard work is rewarded. It is understandable why highly intelligent and talented kids from low-income families might feel a personal sense of hopelessness after hearing how top […]Read More
A Superhero: Is Facebook Our New Hallway Monitor?
T.G. Since Facebook launched in 2004, it has continued to evolve and enhance its features for all of us to enjoy free. What we fail to realize is that Facebook is capable of doing much more than providing an interactive and never-ending place to add media, posts, and comments. Zuckerberg encourages not only connecting families […]Read More
He Tried to Steal the Color from Our Rainbow
By Barbara Ann Cerda | Contributing Writer Sometimes in the ordinariness of our lives, routines become daily rituals. The rituals never prepare us for when a beloved is ripped forever from our arms. Seared with immeasurable pain our souls have no words to express the agony. On June 12, 2016, one man carved from our lives 49 […]Read More
A Conservative Populace bonded in Ignorance Meets the Face of Change
By Barbara Ann Cerda | Contributing Writer The beautiful café au lait face framed in big dark curls held a measured yet open personality that often set her apart from her classmates in a predominately-white small Georgia town school. An active seven year old who excels in academics and sports, occasionally she enjoyed nana’s chronicles about their […]Read More