LGBTQ+ Pride History
Beyond being commemorative and celebratory events, pride parades have also always been a platform for advancing equal rights for the LGBTQ+ community. Despite being joyous and colorful events, pride parades have always been used as a protest against discrimination and repression.
How to Reduce Stress in College
Some say college is like a pressure cooker. If you let the stress pressures of college accumulate, you will certainly burnout before graduation. Keep your sanity while you work toward that diploma with these tips for reducing stress.
Help Save the Environment in 10 Little Ways
It is overwhelming to see that children all over the world have taken it upon themselves to demand action on climate change. They are demanding governments and multinational corporations to take accountability for the damages they have caused to the environment and to do something to make up for it.
Was Game of Thrones Based on History?
Game of Thrones is more than just pure imagination as viewers engage in online forums formulating theories about the series. A great deal of the series was inspired by actual people and events, which makes the show even more amazing than it already is.
Importance of the Time's Up Movement
In spite of all the attention and monumental shifts in legislation and women’s rights worldwide that #MeToo has incurred, #TimesUp, with a more consolidated focus, has yet to prove itself. For more than a year now, #TimesUp has almost always been confined to the glitz of Hollywood circles of celebrities, still unable to gather significant steam.
LGBTQ+ Pride: What happened at Stonewall?
It has been half a century since the Stonewall Riots, yet the events are still unclear. Famous LGBTQ+ activists like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera were at Stonewall Inn when the raid took place. Marsha P. Johnson, in particular, was credited to be the person to throw the first brick at the NYPD that quickly sparked the riot.
Youth In Iceland
How did Iceland manage to turn around the future of its teens with one program? Here, we discuss the ins and outs of the Youth in Iceland program and how it transformed Icelandic youths from being heavy drinkers to well-rounded individuals..
The World's Best: The Education System of Finland
Finland is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. Aside from its grand architecture and lush landscape, Finland boasts as having the best educational system in the world. This blog explores the Finnish education system and how it differs from other countries' education systems.
Spending Habits to Leave in 2022
Shopping has never been more convenient, nor more tempting. Turn your financial life around with the incoming year. Achieve your financial goals in 2022 by leaving these unhealthy spending habits in 2021.
Wage Gap in 2019
The wage gap is one of the modern forms of discrimination in today's world. The wage gap doesn't only exist between genders, but also among races. The wage gap that still exists in 2019 is an important discussion we should make as a society.
9 Myths About Immigration
Over the years, myths about immigration and migrants have become more wide-spread that the truth has become murky. Let's clear up this issue and debunk the most popular myths about immigration with facts.
Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" and the LGBTQ+ Community: Is T-Swift an LGBTQ+ Ally?
To think that Swift’s “sudden” support of the Equality Act is a corporate bandwagon is quite understandable. However, if we actually listen and see what she is saying in the song and through the music video, perhaps we will appreciate that Swift is being a good, well-informed ally.
"Who are These People?" - The Cast of Taylor Swift's “You Need to Calm Down” Music Video
The LGBTQ+ community has come a long way and experienced remarkable progress in the past decades. Despite this, its members still face intense backlash by some who remain adamant in being against their sense of identity. In college, this can become a prominent research topic assigned by your professor, requiring you to not only be knowledgeable of the issue but also, in most cases, empathetic towards the LGBTQ+ community.
Volunteer Opportunities You Should not Miss
Volunteering is not only a great way to improve your resume, but also a wonderful opportunity to expand your perspective. If you're looking for a volunteering opportunity, here are the best organizations and charities for college students.
2019 word of the year
Every year, dictionaries announce a word that defines the year based on popular searches and political and societal events that shaped the year. It also shows the changes in people's perspectives of issues. Can you guess what words defined the year 2019?
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