December 14: A bomb threat at Sandy Hook on the anniversary of the 2012 mass shooting

Imagine you’re seated in class at your elementary school. Your teacher talks about how today you’ll be learning to divide; you gleam with newfound excitement, eager to start this path towards knowledge that seems to be opening up for you.

Suddenly, you hear a sound–a sound that scares you to your bones and spends creepy chills down your spine: the school’s alarm is blaring and someone’s voice has announced that the school is on lock-down and everyone has to get out immediately. Continue reading “December 14: A bomb threat at Sandy Hook on the anniversary of the 2012 mass shooting”

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And I Can’t Help But Think: What Will Become of Us?

Just as a warning, I will say this: this is my own opinion and if you believe otherwise, then that’s your own opinion, which I respect, so respect mine the same way.

 

This year’s Midterm elections took place yesterday, November 6, 2018. From 7 pm all the way until 2 am of today, I spent my time anxiously, eyes glued to my phone’s screen to check if I got any Twitter alerts that announce the winners for Florida’s gubernatorial and senatorial races. Continue reading “And I Can’t Help But Think: What Will Become of Us?”

The Reason Behind the Purge Show’s Success

It was announced not too long ago that the gamut of the Purge movies that fans thought had ended in 2016 was coming back, and this time it would be continued by a TV show that would air in the last months of 2018.

The series came out on September 4th and, so far, Continue reading “The Reason Behind the Purge Show’s Success”

Boston University Admissions’ reception in Miami, Florida: A Review

Today (September 23, 2018) Boston University Admissions held two ‘special receptions’ in Florida. One of these events took place at Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay, while the other was at Pine Crest School Boca Campus Performing Arts Center.

After having been informed about the receptions, I decided to go to the one closest to me: the one in Miami. This event would take place from 1 pm to 2 pm, and all the people attending–which included high school students from all grades and their parents–would hear talks from three different people related to Boston University in some way that would be advocating for BU and convincing the attendees to join the school. Continue reading “Boston University Admissions’ reception in Miami, Florida: A Review”