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Time and Youth

June 29, 2011 by

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[Edited 8/6/11] There are two quotes influential in my mind that made me think about how youth, particularly teenagers perceive time. The teachers and counselors and principals don’t help things.  They scare you into doing things, into conforming and doing good in school by saying ‘If you’re a loser now, you’re going to be a […]

Keep Your Politics Out of This

June 21, 2011 by

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On his Facebook, Lupe Fiasco posted up his interview with the well-known FOX news conservative commentator/personality Bill O’Reilly. I generally like that Lupe has been one of the more popular and politically-outspoken artists.  And Bill O’Reilly, I’m programmed not to like, but it seems like he’s just around to entertain/bring controversy. I looked at the […]

How I Never Became a Los Angeles Lakers Fan: A Chicago Bulls Story

June 15, 2011 by

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I claim almost everything LA.  It’s where I grew and continue to still grow up.  Went through private and public schools here from Pico Elementary to Our Mother Good Counsel to Loyola High School to UCLA to Cal State Long Beach.  I’ve got ties to all parts of Los Angeles, from Long Beach to the […]