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Theodore Li

Entries by Theodore Li

Being Enough

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 4:50 PM

We have a strange obsession over the concept of perfection. Driven by our culture, we strive for an unattainable ideal: "If I have the perfect parents, perfect grades, perfect (insert word here), then I would be happy." We seek what we can't have without remembering that we don't actually need...

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The Wage Gap

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 5:10 PM

Recently, fast food workers have taken to the streets to express their dissent against the minimum wage contrasted with the rising cost of living due to inflation. They are appalled that the legislative body is slow to act upon this matter. Regardless of obstacles, some legislators sympathize with...

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Your Personal Ambition

(1) Comments | Posted August 23, 2013 | 4:25 PM

For as long as I can remember, I've always wanted a personal motto. I wanted a maxim that I could really try to live my life by. I mean all the comic book and storybook heroes always have a personal code of ethics they follow. Chivalry! Courage! Enthusiasm! But a...

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Oh! Just Be Yourself

(1) Comments | Posted July 29, 2013 | 1:54 PM

As time nears September, the stress-free summer months will be both a distant memory and something to look forward to after the next school year. For many students, this cyclical process of "going to school for breaks" won't be broken until the end of senior year. Regardless, we all look...

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On Snowden, Politics and All of the Above

(3) Comments | Posted July 11, 2013 | 2:53 PM

Teenagers today are expected to do many things ranging from getting good grades to fostering good relationships to being compliant to the requests of their parents. However, it seems that in the midst of all this, few "high-schoolers" are proactively participating in political debate. Politics, to me, is an important...

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