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Surprises of color bring joy

Surprises of color bring joy

December 12, 2017

In the world outside that is full of green and gray, seeing color gives hope that there is a brighter future ahead.

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Revel in the spark that comes once a year

Revel in the spark that comes once a year

December 12, 2017

I believe life is like the fireworks. Every single spark — none of them is alike and each has its place —  together creating magnificence in the dark sky.

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New toy craze keeps some students focused

New toy craze keeps some students focused

December 12, 2017

The fidget spinner is more than a toy as it could help students stay more focused while studying, diminish post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety, and help those with autism.

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Remembering my Santa Claus — halfway around the world

Remembering my Santa Claus — halfway around the world

November 13, 2017

...it was something that put an end to my childhood. It felt like I just woke up from a dream where an old chubby man in red gives presents to every good child...

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Light a candle at Christmas

Light a candle at Christmas

November 13, 2017

A lit candle is more than a source of light in a dark room. All civilizations and religions have use...

Thanksgiving is an American holiday

Thanksgiving is an American holiday

November 13, 2017

It is said that the victors are the ones who write history. In most schools across the country, this...

Thanksgiving to Friendsgiving

Thanksgiving to Friendsgiving

November 13, 2017

Thanksgiving is a very common tradition within the United States. It is one of the few federally-rec...

International student sees hurdles in applying for foundation scholarship

International student sees hurdles in applying for foundation scholarship

October 19, 2017

Pierce College Foundation has funded bunch of dollars into a scholarship and all students should try...

Communities come together to heal

Communities come together to heal

October 18, 2017

The faces of Americans dominating the news and social media recently have told a story. It is a stor...

Peaceful protest is not always powerful

Peaceful protest is not always powerful

June 15, 2017

In this heated age of political turmoil and widespread protest, the argument of peaceful versus viol...

People’s Assembly

People’s Assembly

May 17, 2017

Politics and social issues have always been breeding grounds for grass-roots community groups. The gr...

Local Activism Sparking Social Change

Local Activism Sparking Social Change

May 17, 2017

Streets have been flooded with protestors throughout the country, and those in Tacoma have not been le...

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