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Guest Writer: A Miracle

Guest Writer: A Miracle

Cathy Nguyen, Guest Writer

May 10, 2019


Filed under A Glimpse Into The Grey Space, Showcase

My parent's dreams are also my dreams; they deserve the world and all I want is for their dreams to come true. The only people that can make you feel loved is your family, no matter the distance, you will always be on their mind and heart, take my words. This memoir is not only an important moment fr...

Pink Tax Taking A Toll

Pink Tax Taking A Toll

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under A Glimpse Into The Grey Space

Being a female can be dreadful, especially the part where we have a period each month. Periods are painful, gross and exhausting. However, I am mostly frustrated about how expensive it is to take the proper care in dealing with them. Feminine products, like pads and tampons are expensive. The average...

Not Quite Bilingual

Not Quite Bilingual

Akshaya Kumar, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Columns, Just Ethnic Things, Opinion

I was born in India. I grew up with a cacophony of noise surrounding me; from the noise of pots and pans clanging when my mother cooked to the boisterous shouts of my brother and cousin when they ran around the house to the audible thrum of the city of Chennai itself. Among all those noises, the mos...

PDA

PDA

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under A Glimpse Into The Grey Space

Now we all have seen it, we have felt the awkwardness from being around it and yet it still happens. Public Displays of Affection, often referred to as PDA, is a common action that occurs in stereotypical high schools from movies and shows. I can say I see very little of it at Johnston, like the occasional...

“She Loves Me” 2016 revival

“She Loves Me” 2016 revival

Kara Green, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Broadway Album Buzz

"She Loves Me" is a musical that first premiered on Broadway in 1963 and had a revival in 2016. It follows the story of Georg Nowack and Amalia Balash who work together and are constantly at odds. When the duo is not at work, however, they are secretly each other's pen pals. The couple falls in love...

Planning Instead of Living

Planning Instead of Living

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under A Glimpse Into The Grey Space

The media, meaning movies and shows, always have characters whose first plan did not go how they expected it to. For example, a lot of plots are created by something failing to go to plan like the death of a parent, the end of a relationship or even something like the main character getting pregnant.  ...