After a summer of progressing through plateaus and struggles, I developed a love for working out and lifting weights. My passion for weight lifting developed when Bryce Foshee invited me to go weight lifting th him. After trying it for the first time, I was hooked. After three weeks of lifting during the summer weight lifting appealed to me. I then realized that I did not have a spring sport to compete in.
Senior and student body president Roman Endicott contributes a monthly column as part of his leadership commitment to his peers. This is is final column as Endicott will graduate May 24 as an "FC Lifer."
I had a wonderful English teacher my senior year-Mr. Kasparian. He is the reason I decided to teach English, and I was really good at it. I love my job even when it is hard...and it can be. My weekends are not always mine-I have to share them with grading, lesson planning, responding to emails, putting in grades and re-reading novels...but it is worth it.
Punjabi weddings are events that go above and beyond traditional American weddings. American weddings are seen to be very straightforward and enthusiastic to many other the Indians I have personally talked too. Punjabi weddings on the other hand are full of energy and life because weddings are times for the families to enjoy as well as celebrate together. I will be telling you about a Punjabi wedding that took place as school was let out for spring break.
Tynin Fries is an alumna of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and is currently a graduate student at the Walter Cronkite School, set to finish her Master of Mass Communication this May. Fries then plans to move to Denver to start a summer fellowship at The Denver Post. Follow her on Twitter: @TyninFries.
Earlier this week during English, college advisor Evangelina Tello came into our classroom to remind us about various upcoming college deadlines, including the community college workshop on April 17 and the intent to enroll statement by May 1.
Scouted prospective colleges? Check. Submitted college applications? Check. Completed FAFSA? Check. Received acceptance letter? Check. Time to sit back and relax. I can cruise now. Wrong. While this may be true, it can be easy for the excitement of your acceptance to cloud your judgment on how to academically wrap up your senior year. These final weeks of your high school career are the most important when it comes to preventing rescinded applications.
When I realized Chaplain was a position and it was something I would be interested in, I immediately got worried because I had not grown up going to Sunday school, nor had I really gotten strong in my faith until the year before. I felt like I was not Christian enough or that people would see right through my inexperience.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Abraham Lincoln, arguably two of the most respected American figures today, were hated by many when they were alive. It was not until after their assassinations the public began to realize and appreciate their efforts to improve American life and ideals. Taking a stand for what you believe in is important, even if it does not align with the popular public opinion.
At the end of your time in high school, students stress about applying to colleges and finding the right university. This decision is not an easy one to make, and many people make the wrong choice. But when you take responsibility and ownership in your college choice, the end result can end in long-term success.