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Humans of Mira Costa: Julia DiFiori

“I don’t think anyone should set out to change the world; I think that’s self-righteous and didactic. I think the best thing you can do for yourself and for others around you is simply find what you love and do that incessantly. Through genuine passion, you can inadvertently catalyze change. And maybe you can’t change…
<a href="https://highschool.latimes.com/author/katiesmythe/" target="_self">Katie Smythe</a>

Katie Smythe

September 30, 2015

“I don’t think anyone should set out to change the world; I think that’s self-righteous and didactic. I think the best thing you can do for yourself and for others around you is simply find what you love and do that incessantly. Through genuine passion, you can inadvertently catalyze change. And maybe you can’t change the entire world, but you can certainly impact little bits and pieces of it, and these positive influences don’t have to be on a grand scale for them to be significant.”

-Julia DiFiori, Senior.

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Opinion: Inclusive sex ed saves lives

Opinion: Inclusive sex ed saves lives

Sex ed. To most teenagers in the U.S., these words conjure memories of awkward lectures and classmates giggling to hide embarrassment. Maybe sex ed took form in a school-wide assembly, maybe in an online course, or maybe in the span of three classes in 7th-grade...