Amerigo Vespucci, Explorer and Navigator

The city of Isabela. Columbus built this city on Hispaniola and it became very well known and attracted many tourists and traders and explorers. The city was good, but right away the people had trouble. They would get suck and there would never be enough food to eat and they didn’t much like Columbus. ..or his brother Diego. Who was left in charge after Columbus left to...
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Falconry: A Positive Influence in Our Enviornment

Falconry; A Positive Influence in Our Environment A hawk catches your eye as it glides slowly in lazy circles overhead. For a second you stop to watch it soar through the clouds dotting the sky. Suddenly it stops. It begins to fall, to dive. Spiralling closer and closer to the ground, it seems it will not stop but crash into the foliage below. Its wings shoot out, legs ext...
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Why Read Jane Austen?

It is a truth universally acknowledged that humans have differing opinions on most everything. For example, some people loved the movie Titanic and cried for its three-hour duration, while others simply didn’t understand its sentimental value. But does that mean that the people who didn’t watch the movie should form opinions about it, just like everybody else? Maybe Susie, ...
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Literature: how it acts as a window and a mirror

Throughout the entire year during English, we have read different texts such as the Vietnam War literature, “Catcher In the Rye”, “Macbeth”, “Lord of the Flies”, and more, and explored the inner meanings and hidden messages in these books. More recently, we have been focusing on the topic of how literature acts a both a “window” to an alternate world, allowing us to understa...
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Seniors banned from cafeteria and forced to join junior study hall

This year, Arrowhead administration decided seniors who have fifth or sixth hour study hall will be placed alongside juniors in the junior study hall room. Previously seniors were assigned to the cafeteria. Attendance was still taken in the cafeteria, as it is in junior study hall. According to Pete Nejedlo, assistant principal at North Campus, seniors are assigned there be...
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Race time modes

Do you know what makes your cars faster? There are many different ways to make your car faster. One way you can make your car faster is by decreasing the weight of then car, and then increasing the horse power. To increase the speed of your car you can change the weight, horse power and aero dynamics. Weight is the one thing that determines the speed of your car. In the arti...
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Words Are As Strong As Weapons

How does one fight authority when one is not a solider? Some might say that one cannot fight as guns win the war, but that is not the case for Patrick Henry, who chooses a different path to help his side, the Patriots, win the war. Henry poses the question when the Revolutionary War against Britain is near. To solve his question, Henry turns to his use of words to express his...
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Peer Preasure On Teens

Peer Pressure And Drug UsageOnTeens Drugs and other substances can provoke bad behaviors in your studies and social life. Marijuana and alcohol are the top substances that teens use to “relax” or to get their mind off stress from school and/or social life/drama. Teens who influence people and pressure their peers to make teensthese decisions, most were influenced before too...
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The Analysis of Night by Elie Wiesel

From the mirror the man peers at an empty corpse. The skeleton staring back is nothing but a shell of what was once a student, a child of God, a son. In the novel, Night, Elie Wiesel illustrates through the use of imagery how the victims of the holocaust lost their sense of human identity, in result of humanity’s capability of becoming savage and animalistic. Wiesel’s use of...
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Musical What?

Charlotte, a young girl, suffered a brain hemorrhage and slipped into coma.One day, ‘Rolling in the Deep,’ by Adele played on the radio.When Charlotte heard it, she smiled.Charlotte and her mother used to sing this song together.Within days, charlotte was able to walk and talk.Music is very powerful.It has the power to heal.That is why musical therapy is so effective. www.s...
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