The Hispanic population has grown larger in the United States as time has passed, and Hispanics now represent more than 15 percent of the total population in the country. Because of this, National Hispanic Heritage Month was enacted into law in 1988 to celebrate the achievements and contributions Hispanics continue to make for the U.S.
It was morning, and triumphant shouts of the Libyan rebels were muffled by the mediocre banter of American culture. Facebook and Twitter were aflame with news: Tripoli had been taken back by its people, but you wouldn’t know that if you were watching mainstream news. I turned on CNN, to see if it were true:
College the one word that brings forth a plethora of emotions in junior and seniors alike. The sheer task of applying seems worth a degree, yet, applications are only the very beginning. All the pressure on high school juniors and seniors to get into a good college can seem overwhelming, and for a good reason,
I sit in the back corner of a classroom filled to the walls with silent, robotic students. Turn to page eight in the workbook and begin. I see the heads of my 38 classmates nod in and out of a drowsy stupor. I reach down to grab my handbook. Oh wait; there is no handbook
With the changes in rules and regulation at LN this school year, there is some debate as to what regulations are to the benefit and which ones are to the detriment of the school community.