Category Archives: Current Events

The Price of Life

For many people, allergies only represent a mild seasonal annoyance. But 1 in 50 Americans experiences life-threatening allergic reactions. I’m one of them.  I had thought that I was allergic to certain foods for years before I had taken any sort of allergy test. Once…

 The Balloon Lockdown

“Attention all students and faculty, the school is now entering safe mode due to an external threat.” My heart drops. Surely this is has to be a drill. My only choice is to swallow fear, follow orders, and proceed to the nearest classroom. Rumors fly….

A More Sustainable Future

Living in the city makes me feel almost removed and oblivious to what is happening to the environment around me. Although urban areas are the cause of most pollutants, it’s ironic how out of touch we are to the effects we have on the environment….

Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink

You know what is absolutely mind blowing? Flint, Michigan still does not have clean water. Water is a basic human right, something we all need for survival. I believe that the fact that there are people all around the world who do not have clean…

Meaningful Music

My friends and I always joke around about how Twitter is our daily dose of news. I am made aware of everything happening in the world through Twitter and trending tweets. One specific thing brought to my awareness through Twitter was the Childish Gambino music…