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Trying to ease father’s heartache over family death

By KIARA COVARRUBIAS CASA GRANDE HIGH SCHOOL My dad is serious, strict and intelligent. He has a great capacity to love but doesn’t show it. At age 9, he came to the U.S. along with his nine siblings: four other boys and five girls. They were raised in an environment [...]

By | July 26th, 2010|0 Comments

Reasoning with Grief

My dad is serious, strict, and intelligent. He has a great capacity to love, but doesn’t show it. At age nine, he came to the United States along with his nine siblings: four other men and five women. They were raised...

By | June 4th, 2010|0 Comments

Promoting Discrimination

My sister and I were buying pan dulce downtown at a Mexican store. The cashier initiated the conversation in English which was no surprise considering...

By | June 4th, 2010|0 Comments

Recognizing Strengths

Lola’s job is not simply employment; it is her identity. Lola cleans and cooks for my grandparents in Mexico. She serves others for a living. I see the Lola’s comfort when she has a broom in her hands and her discomfort when she has to...

By | April 2nd, 2010|0 Comments

Excessive tardies creates need for instant detentions

It’s a minute to class, but a view of the quad doesn’t show it: students are milling around, joking with friends, and dragging their feet with no apparent intention of arriving to class on time. Excessive tardiness is an increasingly problem. On Wed. Feb. 10, however, the school is taking dramatic action in correcting this problem by enacting a much stricter policy. Each student that is late to class, whether by a minute or an hour after the bell, will receive...

By | February 9th, 2010|0 Comments