Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Megan Francisco

Megan is a senior at Arnold O. Beckman High School. She also writes for her school newspaper. Her favorite activities are singing, playing the tuba, and being involved at church. Megan has a passion for meeting new people, especially within the Beckman campus. Go Patriots!

How to Deal With Insecurities as a Teenager

The time is 7:00 a.m. A girl is brushing her hair and fixing her makeup before school starts. A guy pulls on his new sneakers and does a set of push-ups before leaving the door. Both try to spruce themselves up for the day. But, in reality, both try to create a certain facade to mislead their peers from seeing …

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SAT vs. ACT: Three-Acronym Tests for the Future

As the college-application process draws near, high school juniors and seniors are lining up to take the SAT Reasoning Test and the ACT Test. The central questions are obvious among most upperclassmen: What’s the difference between the two tests? Which one should be taken? First, there is some historical content behind the choices. In retrospect, the ACT — originally the American …

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Running In Two: The Eisele Sisters From San Clemente

San Clemente cross-country star Melissa Eisele has many accomplishments under her belt. As a sophomore, she ran with her high school Division I team all the way to the CIF championship awards podium. Melissa has also been a part of the Orange County All-County Cross-Country Team and has been deemed the most valuable player for the girls’ Triton cross-country team since her freshmen year. Melissa’s …

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