In years past, my mom has hosted an open house cookie party. This was a way to bring the neighborhood together and celebrate the glory that is the holiday season. However, we haven’t been good about keeping this tradition during my high school years. First, my my younger siblings play more sports than... READ MORE »»
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The biggest storm to ever reach land hit the Philippines a little over two weeks ago. According to NBC news, the death toll has reached 5,200. Many are suffering and few are receiving aid.
Samar, the hardest hit island by the storm (referred to as “Yolanda” by the Filipinos), was almost completely... READ MORE »»
Well it’s that time again, school has just given us all a week of freedom; just long enough to make us crave our long two week winter break ahead that is only a short 15 school days away. Although some have had to spend this time either doing some school work an oh so thoughtful teacher laid upon the... READ MORE »»
Chocolate. No one can resist a creamy, sweet chocolate bar. Chocolate is one of my favorite foods, but we all feel guilty satisfying our midnight chocolate cravings. To disprove my guilt, I turned to the science behind the food.
The historically valuable, and always delicious treat has been shrouded... READ MORE »»
A few weeks ago, my grandmother passed away after spending years suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, a debilitating neurological disease that took the last years of her life and the last memories I had with her. My family and I were overwhelmed and humbled by our old friends, new friends, and friends... READ MORE »»
Senior Jessie Osterman is a staff writer for the Mirador. This is Jessie's second year being on staff and is ecstatic about it. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, baking, and hanging... Read more »