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Treat Her Like a Princess

By Karin Keller, intern Cancer seems to be a topic that makes everyone a little uncomfortable, and maybe it should. It’s one of the only common diseases that we don’t have a sure fire cure for. There are plenty of treatments and trials being offered but even those processes are long and unforgiving. The seemingly worst […]

And They Returned…

By Michelle Melgar and Karin Keller, interns The Philippines has had a long history of occupations, wars, and foreign influences. This month we’re celebrating Filipino-American History month which was officially recognized by the United States House of Representatives and Senate in November 2009. Similarly to many other ethnicity history months, the purpose is to spread awareness […]

Teachers: Today We’re Celebrating You! October 5, 2016

A good teacher can be one of the most influential people in your life. It’s a profession that doesn’t get nearly enough recognition and is often perceived as a backup plan for someone who couldn’t succeed in their given field. However, being a good teacher can be more rewarding than any other job— teachers get […]

Three Cheers (and Recipes) for Fall!

By Kaitlin Trahan, intern “That old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air … Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.” – Wallace […]

The Importance of Youth Sports

By Josh McCormack, intern As soon as I could walk, my Dad had me in skates and on the ice at our local hockey rink in central Florida. From that time on played almost every sport under the sun. While my love of sports didn’t stick, having joined my high school’s newspaper my freshmen year, organized […]

A Day to Appreciate the Fruit of Your Labor

By Taelor Marquetti, intern Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life – Confucius With Labor Day, and my last day at Bright Sky Press, approaching, I’ve been thinking about the quality of my work. During my time here, I have been intimately involved in the publishing […]

Finding Your Charlie

By  Madison Cotton, intern Six years ago I attended the Special Olympics hosted annually on my school’s football field. I didn’t know anything about it aside from my duties and what time I was going to leave. As I stood by the track, waiting for the opening ceremony, the only thing I could do was […]

Finding the Right Fit for U

By Amanda Barsky, intern Summer always seems to pass too quickly. As usual, it’s about that time where we have to trade in our vacations and lazy afternoons by the pool for school supplies and a studious attitude. And for this year’s high school seniors, that includes picking the perfect college, which sounds a lot easier […]

From Student to Teacher

By Eva Freeburn I first came to Bright Sky Press as an intern in my last year at the University of Houston, then I became Publishing Assistant and finally PR Director. I remember how nervous I was to be interviewed, how vulnerable I felt—after all, I was leaving the cocoon of living life by semesters […]

Beating Summer Blues with Baseball

By Irene Vazquez, intern Summer is in full swing, and with it comes a baseball season full of excitement. Whether you’ve followed every game or just go to the games for the hot dogs, baseball is America’s pasttime, and it’s part of what makes summer so special. While the Houston Astros weren’t anything to shake a […]