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Surviving the Work Overload

Surviving the Work Overload

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under How To, Lifestyle, Student Life

As August approaches, most students dread the start of the school year as they say goodbye to their stress-free summer. For most, getting back into a routine can be difficult at first, but staying organized is an easy way to fix that! If you do not know where to begin, having a daily routine that y...

Putting Your Testing Skills to the Test

Putting Your Testing Skills to the Test

Maria F. Estrada, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

As the college application season approaches, the angst of standardized testing overwhelms upperclassmen. Most college counselors and companies like Khan Academy and Kaplan suggest studying at least eight weeks prior to examination to optimize your score. Some of the most common preparation methods are...

University Curriculum: USA vs Europe

University Curriculum: USA vs Europe

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

August 25, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

A university education is widely regarded as a necessary measure of upward social mobility. With so many countries around the world, the curriculum of a university can vary widely, even between institutions within the same region. The United States and Europe have a large number of international students...

Curing Your Meatless Munchies

Curing Your Meatless Munchies

Natalia Rodriguez and Alexander Yagoda

August 25, 2018


Filed under How To, Lifestyle, Student Life

Lunches are hard, so in this handy-dandy guide, we will assist you in feeding yourself at school, especially when your lifestyle prohibits you from eating meat. This is, of course, referring to vegetarianism, the poor choice made by people to not eat any meat or fish. While we may disagree with vegetarianism...

Quinces with a Choice

Quinces with a Choice

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

August 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Are you about to turn 15 and don't know how to celebrate the big day? For Hispanic teens, turning 15 is a milestone that marks a girl’s transition to womanhood, so make sure to celebrate this momentous occasion if you can! Although finally being a quinceañera is exciting, there’s a lot of stress and t...

A Simple but Innovative Approach to an Eco-Friendly World

A Simple but Innovative Approach to an Eco-Friendly World

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Life as we know it can sometimes get so hectic that we fail to realize what is actually happening in the world around us. As a result, we often don't notice how much we are affecting the Earth and our ecosystems with the decisions we make. People tend to not see simple decisions, such as using a plast...

The Dangers of a High School Relationship

The Dangers of a High School Relationship

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

When students first enter high school, many have a stereotypical idea of what high school is all about: drama, disloyal friends and cramming for tests. However, the crowning jewel of this stereotypical high school experience is the classic high school relationship. The story of two people meeting in...

The Truth about Academic Dishonesty

The Truth about Academic Dishonesty

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Academic dishonesty is so commonplace across all schools that you have taken part in it without even realizing it. Staying up late to complete assignments perfectly may not always seem to be an option considering the rigorous workload courses might entail. Many students resort to cheating as though it...

These Shoes Are Made For Walking

These Shoes Are Made For Walking

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories, Video, video

Across the United States, the most worn shoe brand is Nike, but here in the Cavalier Nation, our brand is Converse. When walking down the halls, more often than not, we notice that we all wear similar shoe brands.   Converse Back in the 1930's, Chuck Taylor was a basketball player who promot...

Parental Pressure: The Constant Worry

Parental Pressure: The Constant Worry

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

From the first day of kindergarten to high school graduation, parents are constantly pressuring their children to excel in school. Even if parents do not mean to impact their kids negatively, a lot of the time this is the result. Constant pressure to succeed in school can throw off a student and cause...

The Pitfalls of Platonic Friendships

Emily Simon and Maria F. Estrada

March 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Can heterosexual men and women really ever be just friends? As displayed in "When Harry Met Sally," the answer is a resounding no. This topic is one of great debate, polarizing the sexes in all discussions and across all platforms. If you simply google, "Can guys and girls be friends?" an abundance of websi...

The Affliction with Affection

The Affliction with Affection

March 10, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

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