Humans of MHS 3/31

 

"In this generation, people want to rush things in relationships. I feel like movies and TV shows make us feel like we have to get into a relationship in high school and if you don't, then you don't fit in. That or your self esteem comes in and you don't feel beautiful or worthy of yourself. I feel that relationships are good, but at the same time, it's really important to know that if you don't find yourself in a relationship, then maybe it's a sign that you need to focus on yourself and you need to focus on your education. You need to focus on what can you do to make yourself a better person in the future. A lot of my friends have felt like during their high school years, if they didn't get into a relationship or their relationships were troublesome, they felt like they were getting no where in life. I keep telling them to focus on their education. People will come in your life later on, you need to focus on what you need to get done, what's best for you, and what benefits you. The rest comes in later. I see a lot of people and I see a lot of my friends suffering from breakups or getting into some serious things with relationships, and it has negatively impacted their lives. High school isn't where you need to find who you're going to marry. High school is for yourself. You need to focus on yourself." #humansofmaldenhigh

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Sam Martinez

Samuel Martinez is a reporter and videographer for the Blue and Gold newspaper, who is mainly interested in covering sports. As part of the class of 2018, Martinez hopes to enter the medical field after high school, and one day become a surgeon. Martinez enjoys reading the Harry Potter series as well as watching the television series, "Ugly Betty." His favorite singer is FKA Twigs and his favorite band is Crystal Castles. When asked why he joined the Blue and Gold, he answered by saying that he wanted to try something that he normally would not do.

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