A lil’ about me

The name’s Sydney An Fern Elizabeth Rotigel-Finegan, the game’s… yet to be determined. Hey, we might just determine it on this very blog, which I intend to fill with whatever I happen to be passionate about in the moment I press ‘post’. Expect official GLHS Reflection articles, rambly writings, poetic musings, class-time doodles, and perhaps the occasional mandatory assignment (I am in high school, after all).

As a recent addition to the ranks of GLHS Reflection student reporters, I’ve delighted in earning my first (and definitely not last) by lines! Currently I write mostly feature and opinion articles (often regarding art, politics, and social issues-surprise, surprise), but I’m not afraid to branch out in the coming cycles.

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High School Relationships: True love or foolish fantasy?

More than just puppy love: High school relationships should not be written off At the risk of sounding a hopeless romantic, high school relationships aren’t solely a medium for heartbreak and academic distraction, nor should they be looked down upon as such. Love is no less real within the cinderblock halls of an average high … Continue reading High School Relationships: True love or foolish fantasy?

Teacher Desk Profiles: Reggie Walters explains the mess that is his desk

Among the Gull Lake High School staff, math teacher and baseball coach Reggie Walters considers his desk one of the most cluttered. A self-proclaimed ‘sea of papers’ overwhelms most of its surface, but, upon a closer glance, one might discover more unique trinkets amidst the clutter. The objects are varied―some pertaining to teaching, some to … Continue reading Teacher Desk Profiles: Reggie Walters explains the mess that is his desk

BookBug expands into location with a back door…and so much more

BookBug, Kalamazoo’s own independent  bookstore, located at 3019 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, marks 10 years of service to the community with an expansion into a neighboring location. The building offers a significant boost in square footage–plus an actual back door–both of which were sorely needed for BookBug’s increasing inventory, distribution needs and community events. The local bookstore was … Continue reading BookBug expands into location with a back door…and so much more

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