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Last Love

Last Love

Agnes Tran, Guest Writer

November 14, 2017


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In the middle of my memory and in the center of my childhood, there settled a small brown piano. I didn’t know how to play it, but I wanted to. At the time, I didn’t know what it meant either. “Mama,” I said, “Can I learn how to play the piano?” She was surprised by the question. At...

Half Heaven, Half Hell

Half Heaven, Half Hell

Andrew Barron, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2017


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Two celestial beings crisscrossed the open sky, swimming in the open dark of glowing constellations and suspended memories of the here, now and everywhere. The sky swirled in mixes of the deepest of colors, fluttering to the sudden sparkle of a collision created by the celestial. Their names embedded...

The Things Charter Oak Students Carried

The Things Charter Oak Students Carried

Victoria Olivas, Kendra Jucal and Maggie Lu, Guest writers

October 19, 2017


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Students in Mrs. Wilcox’s IB English class were asked to write a pastiche of Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried.” It was an in-class writing assignment.   The Things COHS Students Carried By Victoria Olivas The things they carried were greatly dependent on use. Among the necessary...

Beauty in Life

Beauty in Life

Megan Lwe, Photographer

September 8, 2017


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Megan Lwe, photograph, 2017 Megan Lwe was a finalist in the LegiSchool Contest, and her photograph hung in the State Capitol. Her position statement explains  how she see "California through My Eyes." The beauty of life exists all around us. Its wonder blossoms in the breathtaking yellow wildflowers...

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Katelyn Phillips, Photographer

September 8, 2017


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Katelyn Phillips, photograph 2017 Katelyn was a finalist in the LegiSchool Contest, and her photograph was displayed at the State Capitol. This statement accompanied her photograph. How I see California through my eyes is with the vividly colored wildflowers that bring me inspiration. California...

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