Cliché as it seems, I’ve always felt compelled to be impactful and deliberate in my actions, in turn leaving the world — even if only in a miniscule way — in a better state than it was in when I ar
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Halloween is one of my favorite times of year.
Holiday season is quickly approaching — Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years will be upon us in the blink of an eye.
As Emma Watson so beautifully and tactfully pointed out, feminism isn’t merely a woman’s fight regarding women’s issues. Feminism is about gender equality, and that swings both ways.
It’s rare, but once in awhile, a hero will emerge and impact the lives of people they’ll never come to know and whose influence cannot be forgotten.
After the video of Ray Rice allegedly abusing his finance was released, the cold, victim-blaming reality of domestic abuse has dominated new outlets.
Educators again are tasked with molding impressionable minds of distracted, lively youngsters, who enter the classroom bearing burdens from home and hallways.
The ALS ice bucket challenge — it’s unavoidable. If you haven’t partaken in it, you’ve inevitably seen it and possibly wasted hours watching hilarious versions of the challenge on YouTube.
It’s that time of year again, when school buses make us all late and remind me of the Billy Madison song: “I’ve got my lunch packed up, my shoes tied tight, I hope I don’t get in a fight.
Being the ‘bigger person’ — it’s not something I’ve mastered.