Student Voice


November 28, 2022



Annee Mayer-Chapleau

13 Dec 2007

Anime rises above negative stereotypes

The majority of people I meet have had a hefty helping of ignorance when it comes to the magnificence of anime. When I mention that I am a fan, the most common reaction I receive is a blank stare followed […]

06 Dec 2007

Love show sparks contemplation

An incredibly simple fact astonished me today. After two years together, my boyfriend and I broke up. It’s now December, five months later, and I can’t help but notice the accumulation of blissful couples that happen to be nuzzling each […]

29 Nov 2007

Blogs, vlogs entertain but do little else

The entirely eloquent, trustworthy and accurate UrbanDictionary defines the term “blog” as: “Short for weblog. A meandering, blatantly uninteresting online diary that gives the author the illusion that people are interested in their stupid, pathetic life.” Consists of such riveting […]

15 Nov 2007

Parents’ actions have an effect on children

Whenever I woke up I wondered where I was. When my drowsy eyes finally adjusted, they watered. The realization that I was again at his house would break my heart. As much as I despised that stiff bed, I never […]

08 Nov 2007

Lottery tickets suggest possibility for wealth and happiness, but fail to deliver

What do you have? The love of your family? Food to eat? A roof over your head? Loyal friends and a deck of cards? Well, isn’t that sweet. Am I supposed to be impressed? Like many individuals in our world, […]

01 Nov 2007

Celebrities’ status may not be deserved, but they do deserve our sympathy

The most common way to define a celebrity is to say that the individual is in the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed. Let me repeat: HONORED and ACCLAIMED. Now try to convince me why half of […]

25 Oct 2007

‘Real World’ reflects reality of deteriorating societal values

“This is the true story…of seven strangers…picked to live in a house…work together, and have their lives taped…to find out what happens when people stop being polite…and start getting real…The Real World.” The introduction to MTV’s television show “The Real […]

18 Oct 2007

Online love a little bit off

Online dating services have a dreadfully creepy reputation, just as this quotation from “The Office” suggests: “Yes. It is true. I, Michael Scott, am signing up with an online dating service. Thousands of people have done it, and I am […]

11 Oct 2007

College may not provide ideal job

The florescent lighting exaggerated every hideous detail inside this ghetto grocery store. I was a sheltered 16-year-old with long purple hair and I stood behind the counter awkwardly, trembling every time someone meandered toward my line. It was only my […]

04 Oct 2007

New main street coffee shop exceeds expectations

Sometimes I would sweat profusely at work. My teeth would chatter in between my hyperactive conversation. I might have worried that my customers assumed I was on some sort of crazy drug as I gave them their drinks with a […]

Annee Mayer-Chapleau

Annee Mayer-Chapleau is a junior studying creative writing. She loves astronomy and her main goal in life is to dance like David Byrne from the Talking Heads.