Drivers Abuse Handicapped Spaces

**The following article was originally published in the January 2017 issue of The Beacon, The Olentangy High School newspaper and media class. I was given the amazing opportunity to guest write for the issue, and work with the amazing students and staff of The Beacon. All thanks to them. Any information in the article was researched and fact checked … Continue reading Drivers Abuse Handicapped Spaces

Elocutions on Education

America is facing a serious epidemic within our school systems. The catalyst of this epidemic, is the recent learning philosophy we’ve instilled in students’ minds, that the way to learn is simply through memorization. Memorization, while it may work for the 30 minute test, will not work when we send our children, siblings, cousins, nieces, … Continue reading Elocutions on Education

Grandma’s House

Christmas was a tradition. Every year, me, my sisters, my mom and my dad would pile into a car, sometimes with an accompanying dish or two, and make the hour drive to the house on the hill. It was a mansion. No, more like a castle. With its white stucco exterior and red tile roof, … Continue reading Grandma’s House

We Are

We are students Putting it on ourselves to get perfect grades and ace every test To show up on time, early mornings after pulling a late night. Stressing over 30 minutes of work that determines 30 years of potential   We are siblings The eldest are slaving away, trying to make a mark in the … Continue reading We Are