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Importance of poetry

February 22, 2021 4:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Importance of poetry

Written by Xienna Yepez, a CSUCI Service Learning student in Fall of 2020. Poetry is significant and can play a... View Article


Daughter of the River

February 22, 2021 4:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Daughter of the River

Written by Xienna Yepez, a CSUCI Service Learning student in Fall of 2020. Confined to the elements, I yield to... View Article


Wealthy

February 16, 2021 1:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Wealthy

Written by Xienna Yepez, a CSUCI Service Learning student in Fall of 2020. I’m a wealthy girl  Living in a... View Article


How to Build a Self-love Mindset

January 14, 2021 10:26 am Published by Comments Off on How to Build a Self-love Mindset

Written by Madison Jaffe. It feels like just yesterday that I was a high school freshman – unsure of where... View Article


Gratitude: A Tool for Boosting Self-esteem

January 14, 2021 10:25 am Published by Comments Off on Gratitude: A Tool for Boosting Self-esteem

Written by Madison Jaffe. Fashion magazines, beauty products, and diet campaigns bombard us every day with messages telling us that... View Article


Be Kind Anyway

December 14, 2020 2:04 pm Published by Comments Off on Be Kind Anyway

Written by a CSUCI Service Learning student. People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered.  Forgive them anyway.  If you are... View Article


Dear Disappointment

October 5, 2020 3:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Dear Disappointment

The following letter was written by Israel Lozano during our weekly writing group, The Green Walls Writer’s Project, in response... View Article


Never Stop Doing Right

September 30, 2020 10:18 am Published by Comments Off on Never Stop Doing Right

Written by Ava Li, a BRITE youth spokesperson. I’m not perfect. It can be hard to accept, but failure is... View Article


Vaping

September 25, 2020 10:08 am Published by Comments Off on Vaping

The following poem was written by our weekly writing group, The Green Walls Writer’s Project, in Zoom. Each person wrote... View Article


Global Warming

August 25, 2020 12:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Global Warming

The following poem was written by our weekly writing group, The Green Walls Writer’s Project, in Zoom. Each person wrote... View Article