Sophene Avedissian

Sophene Avedissian

Short story: The Cage

Short story: The Cage

  Tania With nothing but a couple of belongings in her hand, a cerulean color diary, and her favorite stuffed animal, a pink and white-colored giraffe that her grandmother gave her a few years ago, 10-year-old Tania boards a plane with her mother, father, and...

Opinion: Compulsory voting waters the seed of Democracy

Opinion: Compulsory voting waters the seed of Democracy

The basis of democracy is that everyone’s voice is heard. Your vote can change an election. Your vote matters. Your vote makes a difference. The Presidential election between George Bush and Al Gore in 2000 proves how every citizen holds power in their vote. Al Gore...

Opinion: Put self-care on your to do list

Opinion: Put self-care on your to do list

After a long, exhausting day of school and another three hours of homework, I curl up on my bed and wrap blankets around me like I am a burrito, ready to settle down and relax before going to sleep. As I open my computer and begin playing another episode of my new...