With high school coming to an end, Becca Brownlee dishes out some lessons that she learned during her time at Shawnee Mission East and explains how difficult it will be to let go.
“Childhood is powerful and I’m not quite ready to give it up. Mine wasn’t cinematic; I didn’t battle the monsters from my closet or revolutionize medicine. My youth has been incredibly happy, incredibly normal and incredibly, well, uninspiring. But through the monotony observed by the outside world, I have had the thrill of a lifetime. And for that I am forever indebted to my parents.”
Staffer Becca Brownlee expresses why the tragedy of Trayvon Martin’s death carries more weight than the incident itself and explains why Americans need to change the way they look at protesting and activism.
Staffer reflects on this past high school basketball season and expresses why she grew as a sports fan watching the girls’ basketball team.
Staffer Becca Brownlee believes that Vermin Supreme has topped “Gulliver’s Travels” as the best example of mockery in the political status quo. Supreme’s attire and public appearances have been major factors in Supreme’s success.
Staffer Becca Brownlee recognizes that technology is changing how we look at communication.
Staffer Becca Brownlee shares why she thinks SOPA wouldn’t have passed even before the Online blackout.
Staffer nixes what she considers common misconceptions about the state of Iowa.
Staffer Becca Brownlee examines why stressful academics don’t hinder her involvement.
Staffer Becca Brownlee shares why the Midwest is the best place to be.
Staffer Becca Brownlee discusses what it would be like to have a dinner with her three most interesting people.
Staffer explains how others perceive her confidence.