Author: Sean Lee

Why Teens Should Care About Income Inequality, By Sean Lee

Income inequality is an issue that negatively affects most teens in America. You hear a lot about it these days. Are you, like many people, wondering what income inequality is? Why you should care about it? From the Founding Fathers, to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, to Bernie Sanders, and many others, this is an issue that has concerned people throughout our country’s history. They were right to be concerned about it. It is a problem, but there are some things we can do to minimize it. Income inequality occurs when a few people have a lot of money, while most...

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The Best of the Best: The Graphic Novel Buyer’s Guide

Graphic novels make great Holiday gifts. They are fun to read, because they can go into more detail than a normal book. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. This doesn’t necessarily mean graphic novels lead to more creative thinking on the part of the reader, but because graphic novels use words and illustrations to progress through the story this does away with the need to describe visual things using words alone. The meaning of the author and illustrator is much less up to interpretation. Therefore you better understand the experience specifically designed for you by...

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How to Get Started With Coding

Sean hanging out with a friend at Stanford. If I were to give one piece of advice to new programmers it would be to have fun. A popular stigma is that programming is a monotonous task where geeks stare at screens of gibberish day and night. But this is not true, except sometimes when you put off fixing a bug all week. Coding is creative, engaging, and fun. In my case coding started with a love of video games and watching YouTube videos. When my mom saw how well I was doing on my own, she had me take...

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Music and Spain

By Sean Lee I have had a passion for music all my life. I was eleven months old when my love of music was discovered. We were at a party, and I wanted to be set down. A dude started playing the guitar, and I crawled over to him. I pulled myself into a standing position, using his leg. Then I stood there holding onto his leg and I watched him play, and dancing to the music. When I was two my main jams were Alvin and The Chipmunks’ Christmas album and anything Barney sang. Now from gangster rap...

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Sean’s Great Night’s Sleep: Jet Lag

Home again… Aaah, what a great night’s sleep ? no disturbances. “Oh I missed my bed.” This is my thought process before I open my eyes, but ? it’s still dark! No pitch black! I can’t see my hands in front of my eyes. Oh no problem, it’s probably just early morning. I think “I’ll go got on my computer see if any friends are up really late, or early. The problem was that when I got to the kitchen and the microwave said 11:17 I was shocked. Mostly because I was still half asleep; I thought it was...

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