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Being a Part of Two Places ~ TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

Being a Part of Two Places ~ TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Ana DeBernardo – Jan. 2016 The minute I stepped off the plane, the familiar sensations struck me like a thunderbolt. Five years had passed since the last trip, but…

Peace on Earth ~ TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

Peace on Earth ~ TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Ana DeBernardo – December, 2015 The sound of vehicles honking their horns at jaywalkers jolts me from my sleep. The smell of exhaust already suffocates me, barely letting me catch…

Piddle, Twiddle, and Resolve ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

Piddle, Twiddle, and Resolve ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

By: Ana DeBernardo – Nov. 2015 It’s a truth universally acknowledged that teenagers all come accompanied by a bad rep. Whether they’re being moody, stubborn, angry, or just plain brats,…

A Student’s Recipe for Success ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

A Student’s Recipe for Success ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

By: Ana Debernardo – Oct., 2015 On my first day of high school, I remember imagining graduation day and realizing it would be eons before a then new, freshman inmate…

TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO ~ A Student’s Recipe for Success

TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO ~ A Student’s Recipe for Success

By: Ana DeBernardo – Sept. 2015 Students strive to do their best, and be their best in school. They join extracurriculars for the sake of being more involved than their…

So Are You Open Minded or Not ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

So Are You Open Minded or Not ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

By: Ana Montserrat DeBernardo – July, 2015 Any well-mannered person living in the twenty-first century is acutely aware that when it comes to small talk, politics and religion are two…

Life is Always an Option ~Teen Talk with Anna Debernardo

Life is Always an Option ~Teen Talk with Anna Debernardo

By Anna DeBernardo February 2015 As I was sitting in my living room brainstorming ideas for this month’s column, my thought process was interrupted multiple times by my 2 year…

Death Without Dignity – TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

Death Without Dignity – TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Ana DeBernardo – December, 2014 One of the strongest arguments for physician assisted suicide is the idea of “Death with Dignity.” People claim that their life is theirs and…

Summer Has Gone ~TEEN TALK WITH ANNA DEBERNARDO

Summer Has Gone ~TEEN TALK WITH ANNA DEBERNARDO

By: Ana DeBernardo – September, 2014 Once again, summer has come and gone, and the dreaded schedules of school, homework, and going to bed early are just around the corner.…

Studying Abroad Family Style ~ Teen Talk with Ana DeBernardo

Studying Abroad Family Style ~ Teen Talk with Ana DeBernardo

By: Ana Debernardo – August, 2014 Six weeks ago, my sister Lucia, a rising junior at Harvard College, left for an eight week study abroad program in Italy. She spent…

Real Role Models Today ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

Real Role Models Today ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Anna DeBernardo – July, 2014 ​The phrase “skinny as a twig” seems to be one used too often when referring to the majority of celebrities that dominate today’s media.…

What is Happiness – Teen talk with Ana DeBernardo

What is Happiness – Teen talk with Ana DeBernardo

By Ana DeBernardo – June, 2014 This past week, my class was asked to write a paragraph on what “happiness” means to us and what our own idea of happiness…

TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO – Marching for LIFE in Washington DC

TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO – Marching for LIFE in Washington DC

By: Ana Debernardo – February 2014 I’ve just returned home after spending four days in Washington, D.C., at the March for Life. About 80 kids from my school, and a…

Mylie Cyrus off the Deep End – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

Mylie Cyrus off the Deep End – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Ana Montserrat de Bernardo – January, 2014 One of my family’s favorite movies is called “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”. It’s an old slapstick comedy that revolves around…

An Assignment on “Forbidden Love” – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

An Assignment on “Forbidden Love” – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Anna DeBernardo – December, 2013 This past week, my Spanish teacher required the class to write an essay about amor prohibido, or “forbidden love”. The assignment was given after…

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