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An Educated School Girl May 01, 2024

Written by Lucy, age 17, a Ventura County high school student.

An educated school girl like me carries a backpack that holds all of the knowledge she owns which forces her spine down to the ground. An educated school girl like me carries books, pretty pencils and highlighters that mean nothing but for some reason it matters that they are pretty, an iPad, the clothing that she contemplates over...

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First Generation Oct 24, 2023

Written by a CSUCI student.

Being a first-generation student is something to take pride in. Being the first person in your family to obtain a higher degree such as a bachelor’s or master’s is phenomenal. I never thought I would go to college after graduating high school. I had decided I wanted to work, and I wanted something quick that would make me money. I didn’t go to...

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Graduation Stress May 19, 2022

Stressed about graduation? It's gonna be okay.

Written by David Zecua, a CSU Channel Islands Service Learning student.

Our semesters are quickly coming to an end and for many students, the end of the school year may be an exciting thing to look forward to and anticipate. It can also be stress- and anxiety-inducing for students having to deal with final exams or...

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The School-to-Prison Pipeline Mar 24, 2022

Written by Jazmin Lopez, a Ventura County high school student.

If we compare pictures of public schools in the 1950s and pictures of a school in 2021, will we see a lot of changes? The answer to that is both yes and no. We see more technology being used in classrooms for schoolwork and other projects, but has the material of the subjects changed? Change is a huge part of human society and...

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