President Obama is pushing to expand preschool education and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 from its present $7.20. And naturally, a lot of people think he’s right to want those things.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
By Cristal Rivera of Madera South High School
By Marissa Torres of Madera High School
Have you read any good hamburgers lately? I dropped by McDonald's recently for a bite of lunch, and was surprised by the reading material on the wrapper which enveloped my cheeseburger.
(I wrote most of this piece five years ago, but I think it bears repeating. Our contemporary notion of Valentine’s Day’s origin has been sanitized to accommodate our conception of romantic love.
I take great risk in admitting that Valentine’s Day is my least favorite holiday. Actually, I should refer to it as a celebration or observance rather than an official holiday.
He’s not exactly William Tell or Robin Hood, because yours truly — especially in high school before I met my gal — learned Cupid’s aim can be off by quite a bit. However, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.