Guadalupe Andrade

Guadalupe Andrade

Guadalupe Andrade, a senior at Garfield High School, enjoys going to the beach, running, and eating at the Home Town Buffet. She wishes to one day get the courage to skydive.
The truth hurts

The truth hurts

Should attending a four-year college be the aim of every high school senior in the world? Answers vary of course, but it all revolves around the cultural pressure to head straight to college after high school and centers on enrolling in a four-year institution. It's...

The truth hurts

Preparing for the new phase

Everyone has mixed feelings about their first day of college, and it all depends on how one reacts to a different environment.  College is a vital stepping stone in our lives. It is the place where we decide the direction we want our future to take, and start...

The Truth Hurts: Is a college degree worth the cost?

The Truth Hurts: Is a college degree worth the cost?

Should attending a four-year college be the aim of every high school senior in the world? Answers vary of course, but it all revolves around the cultural pressure to head straight to college after high school and centers on enrolling in a four-year institution. It's...

The truth hurts

Gun laws: There is so much more we don’t know

Do we have to rely on gun shootings in schools worldwide in order to lead to stronger restrictions on firearms? I’m definitely not the only one asking myself this absurd question. In fact, I feel that the majority of people are asking themselves the same question due...

The memorable closing ceremony

The memorable closing ceremony

  The closing ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics was a masterpiece that will definitely be remembered as one of the most amazing closing ceremonies of all time. I personally watched half of the ceremony and I truly enjoyed it. The ceremony, attended by 35,000...

The great shakeout

The great shakeout

Streaming options for television and film have accelerated from the television screen to people’s smartphones and tablets. Suddenly, every corporation wants to reach the same level as streaming services like Netflix. Many big players such as investors in Hollywood and...

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The hidden effects of gentrification

After extensive research, I have concluded that gentrification has led to an increase in homelessness. In fact, gentrification is the progression of innovating the lower or working class family houses that are easily profitable so a specific social class such as the...

Consequences of Technology

Consequences of Technology

To what extent has technology impacted the minds of the youth? Technology is recognized as an advancement in today’s high-tech world and there are many benefits of incorporating technology in various ways. Nevertheless, there is also a negative side in overuse of...

Internet madness

Internet madness

Now that net neutrality has been repealed with a vote of 3-2, we can all say goodbye to our basic human right to explore and express ourselves online. Without this right, our freedom to browse through web pages or any content available on the internet will forever be...