Assumptions can cause real problems in this world. That is why we need to think before we act.. There have been times where I’m talking to somebody and they misinterpret what I said and take it as an attack or an insult. This also happens outside of conversations. There are times where organizations have questionable … Continue reading The Washington Redskins Name Isn’t Disrespectful
A person is a person and should be treated fairly no matter who they like or how they identify themselves. All kids should be given the chance to share and recognize themselves, inside the classroom and out. Well, in the state of Florida, grades kindergarten to 3rd grade will not get these opportunities. This is … Continue reading Florida: Say Gay and Say it Proud
A perfectly warm day in mid June was clouded with poor memories. Memories of waking up, on the grass, to blurry outlines of the principal and nurse hovering above me, the sound of blaring sirens, and an unsteady ambulance ride to Bridgeport Hospital. They ran scans and tests, men with white coats and badges came … Continue reading Epileptic Adolescents Are Adolescents
Wherever you have gone to school, you have probably heard of/been affected by dress codes. Dress codes are a rule at certain schools that puts in specific orders on what a student can and can’t wear. If the clothing of a student is deemed inappropriate , they are usually punished. Now there are cases where … Continue reading Dress codes: Problematic or not?
Imagine: you finish eating one day, go to wash your hands, and turn on the faucet. You scream. A fireball is bursting out. This became reality for Jason and Debby Kline of Cleveland, who awoke one day to fizzing water and the next to fire shooting up to the ceiling. The smallest ember could have … Continue reading Hydraulic Fracturing Should Be Banned In Residential Areas
Racism is not something new. It’s been around for ages and will never go away. College is no exception. Colleges want a “diverse climate;” they’re beginning to reject students of certain races. Deserving Asian American and white students have been rejected from countless colleges; they reject these students and offer spots to less credentialed Black … Continue reading Affirmative Action should be Ignored in the College Admissions Process