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Anti-Quarantine protests: Fueling the flame of American democracy

While the stock market plummets and essential workers fight on the front lines, going to the beach or protesting the quarantine seems absurd. However, “stupid and crazy” are just a few words to describe protesters during this pandemic. A national phenomenon with devastating consequences, the effects of these protests are beginning to trickle down to the local level.

The generation of activism

Election posters are littered throughout the city. Your phone is being bombarded with ads about the next candidate’s campaign. On social media, an abundance of posts and tweets hum with excitement for what is to come. It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year: campaign season!

School shootings: Is mental health the issue?

Time and time again, school shooting incidents are headlines to the news media, reporting on all the bright lives that were abruptly ended, on communities that will never be the same again, on families that are mourning the loss of a loved one. Yet all we do is change the channel or flip the page, all while thinking: it will never happen to me. Yet, as increasing incidents of school shootings occur, it is time to face the reality: gun violence is a real and apparent issue.