What You Missed This Month, November 2018: The Midterm Elections

We can all agree: sometimes, the news can be overwhelming. Due to the sensationalism of today’s media, it can be difficult to parce through stories and tell which are important and which aren’t. But, this month, one event stole the show: the midterm elections. So, I’ll be running through the most important events, races, and […]

What You Missed This Month, October 2018: Kavanaugh, Trump’s Taxes, and Amazon

We can all agree: sometimes the news can be overwhelming. Due to the sensationalism of today’s media, it can be difficult to parce through stories and tell which are important and which aren’t. So, I’ve handpicked three of the most important stories you may have missed this month: Kavanaugh Confirmed: After a long and scandal-ridden […]

Audre Lorde: A Powerful Woman and Her Poetry

In celebration of Women’s History Month, it is important to look back at the female pioneers who have paved the way in fields such as science, mathematics, literature, engineering, medicine, etc. They have pried open previously locked doors of opportunities that are now available to young girls aspiring to do great things. Last semester, in […]

The History of Black History Month

February is dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating the achievements of African Americans. We honor a history of excellence in literature, science, art, philosophy, activism and social justice.  We commemorate those who have risen above hardships with resilience. We seek to acknowledge the unrecognized for their contributions to our societal foundation. In 1916, a Harvard doctorate […]

Let’s Appreciate History

In celebration of Black History Month, I figured it’d be fitting to write an appreciation post about history. But, rather than focusing on specifically black history, I’m here to make a case for history as a whole.“History” gets a bad rap because of what we’re accustomed to as students (assuming like me, you’re not a […]