By Iris Santalucia
Month: December 2020
Anthony Tongvanh: Sprite
This is a personal project done by Tongvanh for Bridge Class Fall ’20. How did get your inspiration? “I tried making a Pierre Bourne type beat.” Why did you choose this style of music? “I […]
America is Missing the Far Left
The far left is a massive part of political ideology but in America nobody powerful represents those ideas.
Q&A: Mental health in Quarantine
There’s no way to sugarcoat this, life sucks right now. And while everyones stuck inside with nothing to do and nobody to be with, many people’s mental health is falling like a car off a cliff. I wanted to know more about what’s going on from a therapist’s perspective, so I decided to interview Carla Vogel-Stone.
Why not both?
All my life I’ve fumbled and tripped over these two things: my identity and the labels used to describe it.
Q&A: The problem with Latina Stereotypes
I spoke to my friend Jasmine Moreira Cortez , a sophomore in high school, about her experiences as a Latina and stereotypes she’s encountered.
The importance of Representation in media
As a Caucasian girl with brown hair and brown eyes I’m lucky; there are a lot of characters who look like me. However, I struggle to find characters with similar experiences, or struggles. For example, characters who are asexual.
Q&A: Social Anxiety in the time of Covid-19
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, face-to-face interaction is limited and we depend on technology for the majority of communication, which takes a toll on your mental health. I’ve been silently struggling with social anxiety for years now. Only recently have I opened up about my social anxiety and gotten help. Unfortunately, Covid-19 means that making progress isn’t easy.
Covid-19 hits low income students harder
Many students including me, haven’t stepped foot in a school since March. Even though they have tried to level the playing field by providing computers, online tutoring, hotspots and etc, the disparity of learning between low income students and others is still drastic.