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[OPINION] English Matters! (But the Books Don’t)

[OPINION] English Matters! (But the Books Don’t)

Iris Utroske

November 11, 2019

"You are not immune to propaganda" image courtesy of Tumblr user MarkVomit It has universally agreed upon that the English branch of the public education system is in desperate need of reform. Interest in reading is stagnating, prompting droves of students to Sparknote books so overwhelmingly tha...

HUMANS OF GRANDVIEW: Isaac Williams

HUMANS OF GRANDVIEW: Isaac Williams

November 7, 2019

“I always fear making some kind of a mistake so I always take things slow so I can make sure there’s only a little risk of doing something. I don’t think I have any regrets. I can never define a moment in high school where I look back and think ‘I shouldn’t have done that,’ because I always...

HUMANS OF GRANDVIEW: ALEISHA WALDRON

HUMANS OF GRANDVIEW: ALEISHA WALDRON

November 6, 2019

 I’m a self-taught dancer.  I usually come and do dance covers I see online. [I do] hip-hop. [I think I got into dancing because] I was seeing other people dance online, so I was like, “I wanna do it,” but it kinda takes time, you know? And I would say I made more progress during summer than I d...

Humans of Grandview: Leila Stanton

Humans of Grandview: Leila Stanton

October 2, 2019

"My dad is Hispanic but people say, ‘You’re too white to be Mexican.’ It’s not just based on skin color.  After I became really good friends with a few of my close friends they were like, ‘My first impression of you was that you were the stereotypical white girl.’ Honestly, I can tell w...

Humans of Grandview: Sebastian Bermudaz

Humans of Grandview: Sebastian Bermudaz

September 5, 2019

"I’m trying to become a mechanic. What I like about [cars] is their complexity. Basically you can do anything with a car as long as you know how to work a car. My brother introduced me to cars. I had to switch out a suspension because the car was not gonna work. I try to do it every week or so to tr...

Humans of Grandview: Tiyanna Russell

Humans of Grandview: Tiyanna Russell

August 30, 2019

“I play softball. I throw during track and field. My favorite class, I would say... would be gourmet foods.  I’m African-American. My culture is from Africa.  I’ve felt racism, especially at Grandview. My first year here, I experienced my first white boy saying the N-word and I did rea...

Humans of Grandview: Brayden Snelgrobe

Humans of Grandview: Brayden Snelgrobe

August 30, 2019

"I’ve struggled with depression since I was 10 years old. Anxiety and depression. I’ve had a lot of health problems. I missed half of seventh and eighth grade. I’ve struggled with narcotics abuse so that's pretty tough...but I find happiness in helping other people. I think that’s just one of th...

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