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The American Redhead

The American Redhead

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

May 21, 2020

Goodbye, old love. Hello, new friend. This is where it ends and then begins again

Being Bilingual Is Best

Being Bilingual Is Best

May 17, 2020

Being raised in a Guatemalan household, Spanish was my first language. My parents came to America in 1995 and didn’t speak a lick of English. So they only spoke to me in Spanish. I learned English through watching television shows, books and preschool. When I began preschool is when my mother began taking ...

Learning about Sound Healing

Learning about Sound Healing

Sedoney Henry, Impact Staff

May 12, 2020

I have been playing around on YouTube looking for things to help me concentrate on my work. Its towards the end of the semester and this is the hardest time even without a pandemic to worry about. So, when I stumbled upon sound healing, I thought I had nothing to lose; why not? Sound healing if you...

The Life of a Klutz

The Life of a Klutz

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

May 11, 2020

It all started when I was three years old and wanted to be Santa Claus. I was in the living room of my old home. I got a Shop-Rite bag and filled it with all of my mother's books, but unfortunately the books were too heavy for me to withhold and I fell over. But it wasn't just any fall. No, I decided to...

As I Write This At 3 A.M.

As I Write This At 3 A.M.

Noelle Ramirez, Impact Staff

May 5, 2020

Growing up I never realized how important sleep was until I got older. I think everyone is that way though. I definitely went through a stage of staying up super late in middle school and high school where I would stay up until like 6 a.m. . As everyone else who stays up late I would just go on my phone...

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

May 5, 2020

“If I could, I would” has been a sentence that everyone has said more than once in their lifetime.  For me.  If I could, I would have my dream job with a big music or television company. My father always told me “If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life.”Aand ...

Someone Who’s Inspired Me for Years

Someone Who's Inspired Me for Years

Jillian Simmons, Impact Staff

May 4, 2020

I’m going to talk about someone who helped me get through a really dark time in my life, and that person is a YouTuber. I know that probably sounds silly of me to say, but it’s the absolute truth. My freshman year of college was one of the hardest years of my life to date. I was at a pretty pathetic...

Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

When we see greatness, we should just pay homage and respect the person talents and accomplishments. At the age of 26 years old, Alkaline has quickly emerged as the man who is the main face of dancehall at the current moment. He got his big break at the age of 18 years old and he hasn’t looked back...

Shining Light Through The Loneliness

Shining Light Through The Loneliness

Sedoney Henry, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

There are days when the world gets heavy, and even with 7 billion people in the world. I still get lonely. I just feel like there is no one who relates to me and no one who understands me. With that in mind, I can't connect to others like I want too. I want a connection so deep that when I see them,...

Our Struggle Makes Us Better

Our Struggle Makes Us Better

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

My mother is one of the strongest people I know. She has endured a lot of struggles throughout the years but she never gives up. At the age of 21, my mother’s life changed when she had me. Getting pregnant at such a young age was not easy for her because she did not know how to tell her parents....

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