Posts tagged "education"
Trigger Jokes and Trigger Warnings

Trigger Jokes and Trigger Warnings

I’d like to believe that I possess a great sense of humor and that I’m pretty accepting of other people’s sense of humor as well. However, something that I cannot, for the life of me, understand is “triggered” jokes.
Save Our Souls: A Plea from Your Local Teenage Writer

Save Our Souls: A Plea from Your Local Teenage Writer

Are you there, God? It’s me, Audrey, calling to ask if the world still cares about the arts and humanities.
How to Get through High School

How to Get through High School

I’m a high school senior and generally a good student, so I thought I’d compile a list of tips and advice that I’ve learned through other students and experience. Most of my advice emphasizes efficiency, strategizing, and finding study and organizational methods that work best for you.
Taking On Pride

Taking On Pride

October and September were big months for me. There were meetings in gelato shops and cafes until 8pm. Going to school on the weekend. Editing posters until 11:30 pm. Endless emails and to do lists. But it all paid off. Myself and some friends produced the first ever LGBT+ Pride week at our all girls...
Looking at Colleges While Low-Income

Looking at Colleges While Low-Income

  Last May, I had a handful of college acceptance letters and a decision to make. Or so I told myself. The truth was, the decision had been made for me. It had been made the day I received my last financial aid letter, the day I neatly listed the cost of attendance for each...
Editor's Letter -- October 2016: An Education

Editor’s Letter — October 2016: An Education

From the time I was in middle school, it was made clear to me that I would attend college, there was no question about it.
Is Racial Solidarity for Black Lives Real?

Is Racial Solidarity for Black Lives Real?

When I first started learning about racism in-depth and opened my eyes to the injustices around me, I was a bit too optimistic about it all. I thought that racial solidarity was easy to achieve. 1, 2, 3 and boom it’s there! I was positive that I could show solidarity to other races, especially ones...
Art: The Struggle is Real

Art: The Struggle is Real

  Art is an essential part of our existence; it enriches our lives and opens our minds. So what do you do when it becomes a source of unhappiness?
The Needs of the Many?

The Needs of the Many?

    I open my eyes to sunlight streaming through the crack in the curtains and roll over sleepily to check the time on my phone. 10.38. I stare at the number for a second, then my heart drops.
Gay is okay. Isn't it?

Gay is okay. Isn’t it?

  So, I’m just a little bit pissed off. I’d say that I’m furious or disgusted and to an extent of course I am, but alas I am not surprised or shocked. By now quite a lot of us have seen the headlines “Mississippi Passes Bill That Legalises LGBTQI Discrimination.”  Well. Isn’t that a great...
General Relativity of a Female Scientist

General Relativity of a Female Scientist

When you flip through a textbook, there are many of the same faces; black and white stills of old white men discovering some boring concept. In science, it’s almost exclusively white men
On Sex Ed

On Sex Ed

Illustration by Thuy Ngyuen. It’s so scary to acknowledge that we don’t know everything and that we never will, but there are some topics that we should be relatively exposed to. One of these topics is sex education.