Nadia Pentolino
Columnist
Class of 2025

Articles by Nadia

Notes by Nadia: The myth of summer vacation

Summer vacation is no longer a vacation.

Notes by Nadia: What’s wrong with being a fan?

I wish that people would just mind their business and stop acting like being a fan of an artist is “weird.”

Notes by Nadia: Can money buy happiness?

People can enjoy their hobbies without worrying about finances. Because let’s be honest, not everyone loves their job.

Notes by Nadia: The importance of being a good listener

I hope that more people can value the act of listening attentively and positively responding to conversations.

Notes by Nadia: Expressing yourself through fashion

What we wear tells a story about who we are.

Notes by Nadia: What’s happening to K-pop?

I miss when the K-pop industry was focused on making quality comebacks that may have happened less often, but were worth the wait.

Notes by Nadia: TV is ruined

I miss the days when I could turn the TV on and watch reruns of my favorite childhood shows. Now, they’re all blocked behind a paywall. 

A Note for Elena: I love having my words twisted

Nowhere in my article did I say men couldn’t be feminine, wear pastel colors, or dresses. But the article wasn’t about men. It was about why I loved being a woman.

Notes by Nadia: How to prioritize your mental health

As a person who struggles with anxiety and depression, I’m always trying to find ways to prioritize my mental health.

Notes by Nadia: Why are we so eager to grow up?

I don’t understand why, in America, we're all in a rush to grow up.