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nicolefunes

High school intern for LA Times
Immigration & stereotypes

Immigration & stereotypes

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, an immigrant is, “a plant or animal that becomes established in an area previously unknown.” The word “immigrant” is a noun and originated from Latin, gaining popularity in the early 20th century. Dictionary.com refers to...

How to get your crush to fall in love with you

How to get your crush to fall in love with you

So you have a crush on someone. I know what it’s like. It’s okay, I won’t ask who. I’ve had a couple of my own. But you don’t know how to go about expressing your feelings for them. So I’ve taken it upon myself to help you get your crush to fall madly in love with...

Don’t forget the ‘Other Kids’

Don’t forget the ‘Other Kids’

“What are you doing hanging out with the Other Kids? They’re weirdoes. There’s something seriously wrong with them.” All my life I’ve been in the top class. Running with the nerds, I wasn’t presented the opportunity to socialize with the Other Kids. They’re the ones...