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Editorial: The Model Minority Myth Must be Dismantled

Abigail Lee, Reporter

April 24, 2019

A subconscious stereotype exists in American culture known as the model minority myth. The model minority myth characterizes Asian Americans as an ideal monolith that has managed to push past racial and economic obstacles to match the success of white Americans. At the surface, this description may s...

Blind Followers Sacrifice Individuality

February 7, 2016

By Marisa Balanda Adults are infamous for asking children, “If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?” Often, children question how this extremely hypothetical situation relates to seemingly harmless situations they may be facing. Adults and parents, however, use this age-old sayi...

Teen Stereotypes: Breaking Out of the Box

November 16, 2015

By Rachael Schirato Let’s face it. Being a teenager is hard. We have numerous expectations to live up to and even more rules to follow.  No one wants to be the girl to get pregnant, the golden boy whom’s future goes out the window after Homecoming weekend, the drug addict who is forced to drop...

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