I have a passion for my school and community. I am the proud Student-Body Vice President of Sunnyside High School and I take part in many organizations that work to create a better community for all of us. People power is what we have, so let’s make it happen. Si Se Puede!

Patrick’s thoughts on fueling political toxicity, and sitting during the national anthem

National Anthem – Polictical ToxicityAhhh (positive gasp) social media is such a wonderful thing. You get to share your experiences with the many friends whom you love, you also get to share your opinions on there too!. Oooh yeah, in this politically toxic environment there isn’t anything fueling it more than social media. Just recently […]

0 comments

Today is Only the Beginning

Today is not the end. It is only the beginning. America is on a new journey now. Within these next 4 years; May our compassion keep us composed; May our empathy keep us energized, May our kindness find courage, May our failures keep us fighting, May our greatness be in goodness and May our hearts […]

0 comments

Students’ Commentary: Paris Climate Deal

  A shameful moment today for the United States of America. President Trump has withdrawn the United States from the Paris Climate Deal. See full article here http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-35073297 This deal unites almost 200 countries to adopt more green energy sources, cutting down on climate change emissions in order to limit the rise of global temperatures–while […]

0 comments

The Paris Attacks and What We Shall Not Do

Recently we saw one of the worst terrorist attacks since 9/11/01. One hundred twenty seven lives were lost and God bless their souls. We ought to remember these terrorists were radical Islamists. So before you discriminate against the Muslim religion, think about the fact that those Islamic extremists are the people who want to promote […]

0 comments

Pima County Teen Town Hall Meeting

As students, our voices are particularly important when it comes to politics and social issues. We are learning something new every day, and everyday we get closer to embracing the real world. Fourteen students from Sunnyside High School, myself included, recently had the great opportunity to attend a town hall meeting just for teens. We […]

0 comments