Category Archives: Current Events

Advocate for your health – vote!

November 3rd, 2020 – ring any bells? I hope so – it’s Election Day this year. I’m Dwight Chambers, a resident in Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital, and I’d like to take a second to talk to share my personal views…

The New Normal for a Waitress

During the first few months of the pandemic, all I wanted to do was go back to school, work, and do everything else that I used to participate in. However, in early June, I returned to my job as a waitress at a local diner,…

The Black Lives Matter Movement

On May 25th, I was sitting in bed scrolling through Instagram when I first heard about George Floyd. His name didn’t mean anything to me then, but soon  my social media was flooded with pictures of him. I watched the video, and it felt almost…

Black Squares and Performative Activism

Yesterday was #BlackOutTuesday. For those who don’t know, #BlackOutTuesday is a social media trend that was started by two black women in the music industry that encouraged people to spend the day reflecting on ways to support the black community. It was originally under the…

Social Media Use and COVID-19

The current COVID-19 outbreak has created many changes to our daily lives. You may be attending school through a virtual platform when you were used to being in a classroom. Maybe you were looking forward to a special event, like graduation or prom, which was…