Anna Laible | Editor In 2021, nothing is going to be given to you on a silver platter. You need to put forth the work and effort to earn that spot on a collegiate sports team, your degree, or a promotion. However, the only way that you can achieve goals is to establish an action plan to help you reach your hopes and dreams. I have found that I am most successful when I set goals to have something to work towards - in sports, school, or in my other activities. Being able to kn
Anna Liable | Editor Being an editor is a completely different experience then being a writer. Starting as a writer for Sports Illustrated Kids at 14, I always had an editor, but I wasn’t one myself. Now, at only 16, I am experiencing what it would be like to be on the flip slide of things. From editing blogs to making social media posts to writing my own stories, this has given me the opportunity to continue to grow as both a writer and an editor. My busy schedule is filled
Matt Beck | Editor I'm not much for words without the motivation from an image. Being a visual learner, I escape by simply imagining. My favorite way of conceiving an idea is to put myself in someone else's shoes. I guess you could technically call that empathy or perspective. But to me it’s my reality every single day. Sometimes I hate it; sometimes I love it. Sometimes it becomes so real to me the words just come flowing out. Living your life behind a lens isn’t for every v
Matt Beck | Editor I remember in my youth that going to the movies was an experience unlike any other. The atmosphere was exciting--giant promotional cutouts, the smell of the warm butter from the popcorn machine, and the lights from the arcade. This created an experience that was hardly ever forgotten. So what happened? Why, all of a sudden, has streaming taken over? Well, it started way before a pandemic. I never liked the idea of theaters raising their admission prices. I
Arielle Dros | Writer What I would tell my younger self is to live life to the fullest. People don’t make you, you make you. Most people you encounter aren’t worth it. Surround yourself with people who love you and trust me there are a few. Don’t relive the past, live in the now. Make sure you love and take care of yourself!