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Modern Art is Valid, Real Art

Last week, I was taking my daily scroll through my Twitter timeline when I came across a very anti-modern art thread. Intrigued, I clicked on the tweet to start reading the replies and was surprised to find myself in the…

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Thanks High School

As the year comes to a close, it is time for me to reflect on my four lengthy years of high school. During my freshman year I lived overseas in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. So unlike most people, that year…

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Disney Drama Falls Flat

Nine years ago, Disney released their first movie with an African-American protagonist. But she differed from past and present Disney princesses in far too many ways. Disney is known for its whimsical, magical themes: fairy godmothers, faraway kingdoms, those kinds…

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Why Giving Up Netflix Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

Since the old days of Netflix, where DVDs would be delivered to your house, my family has been dedicated subscribers to the movie and TV streaming service. I’m a teenager; I love watching TV and find myself engrossed in the…

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I Deleted Snapchat. Now What?

Two weeks ago, I ended the most toxic relationship of my life: a 587 day Snapchat streak. The problem was not with the receiver, but with the app itself. For those unfamiliar with Snapchat, consider yourself lucky. The outdated and…

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Chromebooks Diminish Student Interest in Learning

The introduction of Chromebooks into the classrooms of Chamblee Charter High School has apparently caused a handful of teachers to assume that they no longer are required to do their jobs. Previously, I enjoyed going to class, taking notes, and…

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