I grew up learning that getting eight or more hours of sleep was the only pathway to success. Getting less than the doctor-recommended amount of shuteye would apparently lead to an overall lesser amount of productivity, emotional mood swings and an inclination to consume a million unnecessar…
Flu season is miserable for everyone. Even for those lucky enough to stay healthy during this time, a constant fear that our immune season will abruptly weaken always remains.
The importance of social media has been truly discussed ad nauseum.
It’s universally realized that college is a world of its own. Fledgling young adults are thrown into an atmosphere where eating pizza for every meal is socially acceptable, going to bed before midnight is abnormal, and skipping class because “my bed is just so much more inviting!” is a commo…
Carmen Siew of Crown Point is a sophomore at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington.
Social networking is the defining characteristic of my generation. Previous age groups were defined by factors such as their parents’ post-war procreation rates or their own collective inclinations for tie-dye and peace signs, but ours is definitely latched with social media.
In the United States, Asian Americans are typically well-known for several things: our great academic performances, our ability to master classical instruments and our insistence that orange chicken seriously is not a traditional meal from the homeland.
The taste of freedom is an alluring mix of mostly sweet combined with hints of cautioned irresponsibility. This universal rite of passage for all teenagers entering into the world of adulthood is inevitable and, for a large majority, comes when our adorably loving, but increasingly too invol…
Carmen Siew, of Crown Point, is a freshman in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington.
The Fourth of July, like most national holidays, is centered on three main things: spending time with family and friends, celebrating with seasonal foods, and participating in traditional holiday activities.
If there has been anything I've learned over my past 17 years, it has been this: Parenting is not for the faint-hearted. From the very start, parents must deal with incessant interruptions and countless hours of lost sleep. Of course, most parents realize that raising a child is a challenge,…
Carmen Siew is a senior at Crown Point High School.
Carmen Siew attends Crown Point High School and is a Young Voices columnist for The Times.
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