Author Archives: Alexander Lopez

When life gives you a bag of crap, grow potatoes

During the course of this semester, we talked a lot about the term Adulting and how it’s all about becoming one’s independent self and doing things on your own for the first time. While it may not be the same … Continue reading

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Are pictures worth 1000 words?

Six Dinner Sid by Igna Moore was one of my favorite picture books as a kid. Just the idea of tiny little cat tricking six neighbors into each giving him a meal was always very funny to me. However, now … Continue reading

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All for One and One for All

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Will Millennials make it on their own?

This article, posted on business insider, discusses the effect that helicopter parents and cushy childhoods have had on millennials as they prepare to enter the workforce. Claim 1: “90% of people born beginning in the late 1970s claim to be … Continue reading

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Sources for and against 18 as the age of an adult

Meulemann, Heiner. “Biographical Self-Definitions from Adolescence to Adulthood and Beyond.” New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, vol. 2003, no. 100, 2003, 51-62. Galileo. This article discussed the various factors involved in the individual identification of an adult. Meulemann notes … Continue reading

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You are not adulting…

Being the younger sibling in my family, I’ve always wondered at what time should I actually consider my older sister an adult. My sister is six years older than me and she has her master’s degree and is working a … Continue reading

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