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‘I have always been able to turn to music’

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JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2020

I picked up the acoustic guitar after my freshman year of high school with the goal to start a band with a couple of friends. Although that did not happen, I have continued to play since then. I bought a guitar music book with simplified melodies of popular songs. One of these songs was “Can Yo...

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October 15, 2020

Journalism does not often get the chance to be personal. Sure, sometimes we cover topics personal to us, and every good journalist does their best to cover and represent the topic the best they can, but too often we have to separate ourselves from the story even if we could add something to it. Besides...

Sakripisyo ng nanay ko: My mother’s sacrifice

Making a new home in America means more than just leaving your country.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 15, 2020

I was 8 years old when I first experienced what it felt like to be on an airplane. I sat by the window, and my mom sat right next to me. I was doing OK until I felt the plane lift off. My stomach instantly dropped as if an anchor was dragging it down. I squeezed my mom’s left hand as tight as I co...

‘I see the world through a science lens’

Find the compromise — whether it's between science and writing, or your passions and your family's expectations.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2020

Antifreeze, the sickly-sweet green liquid that prevents your car radiator from freezing or overheating, is toxic to humans and animals. As a first-grader, I wanted to know if it had similar toxic effects on plants. Yes, is the short answer. Plants will die if they are “watered” with antifreez...

No cuestiones mi identidad, no puedes elegir por mi

The experiences and knowledge journalists of color is too often brushed aside as bias, and that negatively affects how those communities are represented.

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen managing editor

October 15, 2020

Sometimes, I’ll close my eyes and remember seeing la bandera de México wavering high above my head as I took long strides in an attempt to keep up with hundreds of others calling for immigrant rights, my 10-year-old hand clutching tightly onto my father’s hand. As a young girl, I had a vague...

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