Personal Columns

Personal Column: Was it Really Worth it?

Personal Column: Was it Really Worth it?

Romeeka Siddiqui – Staff Writer You never realize what you have until gone. Last week I almost lost him. He came in barefooted, shirt torn up, scratches and bumps all over his face. I had never seen my little brother like this before....

 

Personal Column: Loss of friend inspires passion for life

Personal Column: Loss of friend inspires passion for life

Staff writer Franklin Mejia I’ve been through a couple of things. Bullying. Anxiety Attacks. Depression. The list goes on and on. Even so, I still go on with my life. The reason I’m mentioning this is because recently a friend of mine had...

 

Personal column: Prom loses its meaning with all that goes into th special day

Personal column: Prom loses its meaning with all that goes into th special day

Romeeka Siddiqui It seems like all people talk about these days is prom. It blows my mind how much thought and planning is put into one night. Some girls spend more money on their prom dresses than others do on their wedding dresses. Several...

 

Personal Column: Years of turmoil turns positive for now

Personal Column: Years of turmoil turns positive for now

Madison Wingo, Staff Writer In middle school I realized I was about to take my life over someone who constantly went weeks without calling and verbally abused me. I called my father, stomach raging and told him everything I had locked in a cage...

 

Personal Column: Filling the void

Personal Column: Filling the void

Kennedy Stidham, managing editor “Is the glass half-empty or half-full?”  The glass has seemed dry. Unfulfilled. Empty. And since I was little, I’ve been searching for something to satisfy the longings. I voiced these feelings...

 

Personal Column: Father’s verbal abuse severs relationship

Personal Column: Father’s verbal abuse severs relationship

Seven years old, waiting up past my bed time for my father who would soon call to deliver the news he wasn’t coming. I remember staying up even longer because I was so upset. Air couldn’t reach my lungs. On more than one occasion my mom...

 

Personal Column: The weight of our words

Personal Column: The weight of our words

Kennedy Stidham, managing editor In this 21st century world, the meaning of words change as often as the weather. People are so busy trying to start or follow a trend that they often forget the weight of their words and the harm they bring others....

 

Personal Column: Letting go of painful endings

Personal Column: Letting go of painful endings

Christina Sembrano, Staff Writer I still remember it vividly. On that day a special friendship had finally ran its course and came to a sudden end, but as I look back, I realized that we didn’t really have anything. At first, I was extremely...

 

Personal Column: Change in Texas Education Causes stir

Personal Column: Change in Texas Education Causes stir

Romeeka SiddiquiI walk out of calculus so relieved. My head hurts from trying to keep up with the teacher’s notes on the board, and I couldn’t leave any quicker.I know I’ll get home and watch countless YouTube videos on how to do the homework...

 

Personal Column: Anxiety attacks aren’t to be taken lightly

Personal Column: Anxiety attacks aren’t to be taken lightly

Staff writer Franklin Mejia A friend of mine asked me what it feels like to have an anxiety attack, so here you go, imagine this: Imagine taking a stroll down a beautiful field full of lush and vibrant plants. The day isn’t too hot and the...

 
 
 
 
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