Student writers

Should Children Have A Social Media Presence?

Everyone is a sucker for cute baby videos. We love watching babies walk for the first time or make a sassy remark to their parents. There’s something magical and heartwarming watching those same children grow from babies to adults. But does every piece of their growth to adulthood need to be documented on social media? …

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The Stigma of the Strong Black Woman

America’s unappreciated hero is the Black woman.  Often celebrated for being the first willing to protect, care, and give, the mental wellness of Black women is frequently corrupted by a false sense of autonomy – that everything maneuvered must be done so alone.  Calling attention to how far we need to continue progressing doesn’t take …

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Migrant Busing

Migrant Busing: Where Do the Games End?

The American news cycle has been buzzing for months with a particularly bizarre political story. As the nation faces record-high numbers of asylum seekers at the Southern border, three Republican governors—Greg Abbott of Texas, Doug Ducey of Arizona, and Ron DeSantis of Florida—have resorted to busing thousands of migrants to Democratic stronghold cities Washington, New …

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Why Book Bans Are Harmful to American Youth

Censorship is a long-argued issue in the United States. The parameters for what warrants limited access to, or complete bans from a particular form of content, varies depending on an individual’s set of values. Defined as the restriction of words, images or ideas that are deemed inappropriate or largely offensive, censorship in the United States …

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