Growing Pains

Growth, as shown throughout QNDP’s last few articles, is a beautiful thing. It is powerful and meaningful and inevitable. Unfortunately, however, growth comes with growing pains, and often, these pains leave scars. Scars get a bad reputation, even though there is beauty and meaning in all of them. Scars show how we’ve grown and who […]

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Style Growth

       Of all the many things that grow naturally as time passes, style is often not included. It’s easy to wear the same clothes in the same way for months or years on end. For some, this is fine, but for many, switching, altering, and growing style is important, but difficult. QNDP has […]

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Confidence: An Alternate Take

The idea of being confident is played out. It’s easy for celebrities and mentors and friends to encourage you to be yourself, love yourself, and express yourself. It’s so easy to tell each other to be confident that the phrase loses its meaning. Not to mention, being, loving, and expressing yourself is nearly impossible when […]

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April: Growth

Happy April Fools Day! QNDP hopes we didn’t fool you too bad! In our “reveal” video, which I hope you’ve seen by now, we wanted to showcase how much we’ve grown. From one of our first shoots before we launched, to the many memories in between, and the promise to continue. Running a magazine, as […]

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The Power of the Bird

Our generation gets a lot of shit. Most of us can relate to hearing about “always being on that damn phone,” and part of the reason for that is apps like Twitter. Twitter has created a platform that is always entertaining and often political, depending on who you follow. Twitter revolutionized social media, creating a […]

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Nonconformity and Unity

The definition of nonconformity from Merrill Webster dictionary is as follows: “refusal to conform to an established or conventional creed, rule, or practice.” This word, and its definition, have come to define us as a generation. Nonconformity is who we are and who we are becoming. In recent events, we have seen the survivors of […]

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March: Insurgence

    2020 still sounds highly futuristic despite the fact that it is quickly approaching. Changes in society are coming at a similar rate, from gun law reform to rights for minorities, to the gender spectrum coming to light and young people finding their voices. All in all, 2020 is proving itself to be a […]

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Getting Over Arguments

Getting over arguments can prove to be somewhat of an art. Knowing what to say and saying what you mean is hard, even for the tightest of bonds. While every argument and every relationship is different, some techniques have risen from the pits of even the worst and nastiest arguments that are bound to mend […]

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Self Care

In the busy world that comes with being in high school, it’s important to remember to take time for yourself. If you don’t take moments to relax and enjoy your own company, it can be difficult to find balance. Self care doesn’t have to be bath bombs and meditation, it can be as simple as […]

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