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Stories of the Affected

Stories of the Affected

Sunjin Chang and Lakshanyaa Ganesh

February 6, 2019

For the past month, around 800,000 federal employees did not receive payment for their government jobs or government-funded work, according to John Fritze of USA Today in an interview with Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy. The services that the nation takes for granted became increasingly harder to access a...

Deal with it: a weed dealer and user’s perspective

Deal with it: a weed dealer and user’s perspective

Vivian Chiang

February 2, 2018

e’s not a stereotypical dealer. Both his parents know that he smokes weed everyday, he has a job and he views dealing marijuana as a guilty pleasure. For the purpose of maintaining his anonymity, we will refer to this student as Marcus. “It’s really stupid [for me] to be selling drugs because ...

One minute perspectives on technology fasts

One minute perspectives on technology fasts

Isabel Navarrete

September 27, 2015

After Writing for Publications students participated in a “one day tech fast” assignment last week, tech fasts have been put back on the map. To complete the assignment, students had to spend a full 24 hours without technology. Students do the fast to become more in touch with the world around them,...

Just enjoy yourself

Just enjoy yourself

Karishma Mehrotra

May 2, 2010

https://elestoque.org/images/stories/topheadlines/justnejoyyourselftopheadlines.jpg Local special education students dance away   Read More »...