May 16, 2018

    The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word “legacy” as “something left or handed down by a predecessor.” A family heirloom, a house, etc. And yet most people think of a legacy as something that is intangible. It’s an impact that’s not necessarily seen, but is c...

April 13, 2018

    Although it may not feel like it, spring has sprung. And with it comes (eventually) the melting of snow and the sprouting of plants in its place.  Merriam Webster published a list of words relating to this season of growth and rebirth that have been deemed “lost” f...

April 13, 2018

     If it isn’t one thing, it’s another.   
     On Tuesday March 20, the Federal Trade Commission began an investigation into Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm that accessed the data of approximately 50 million use...

March 22, 2018

  Between #MeToo and #TimesUp alone, the fight for gender equality has been so prominent that at this point if you are not aware of what is going on, you best catch up on a little reading. While many milestones have been achieved within the past year, the World Economi...

February 22, 2018

   “If you’re a bird, I’m a bird.” If you’re an average high school female, chances are you know right away what movie I am referring to with this quote. For those of you who don’t, it comes from one of the most well-known romantic films of the last fifteen years. I am...

January 19, 2018

Diversity, fetus, evidence-based, transgender, science based

    Have you ever seen a family who seems to never address those odd skeletons in the closet that all families have, instead choosing to sweep everything under the rug? No one addresses the fact that Aunt Sall...

December 20, 2017

    The average person speaks about 7.3 million words per year, which comes down to approximately 20,000 words per day. Here we are, at the end of the year, most of us nearing that 7.3 million mark. And boy have we had a lot to say. The word on the tip of everyone’s to...

December 19, 2017

     There is no way I am the only one who looks forward to lying in bed and spending at least one hour doing nothing after school. For the past four years, it has been a struggle to get myself out of bed at 6:30 every morning, and every day I find myself looking forwa...