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Americans 'Need' You To Smile

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“Coronavirus just made it harder to become an American! And here I thought I was done assimilating,” my sister huffs, hanging her jacket up on the door and disinfecting her hands.

The Rise of the Green Death

Larkspur Conservation, at Taylor Hollow, Nashville, TN. COURTESY OF THE GREEN BURIAL COUNCIL

There is one thing in this world that all humans have in common, no matter their circumstances: we will all die. From a young age, we are conditioned to see death as something scary, rather than as a normal part of our lives.

The Most (Medical) Place in the World

Photo of Disney characters in front of Disneyland castle. Credit - Joshua Sudock | Disneyland Resorts, Disney Enterprises, Inc.

It’s official: Disneyland in Anaheim, California, has opened as an official COVID-19 vaccination site. This is an amazing step in eradicating the pandemic.

The Future of Porn: Growing Porn-Critical Movement

Graph showing negative impact on society of Pornhub compared to Twitter and Facebook

If you’re a regular on the Twitter scene, chances are, in the recent months, you’ve come across some tweets about porn.

"I Can't Breathe": A Call to Action

Illustration of family wearing gas masks courtesy The Guardian

Caption: Methane has been leaking from the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in Los Angeles since October 2015, leading to reported health issues for local residents, serious concerns about climate impacts, and protests by members of the pu

How Henry Ford College Handles Mental Health

Image of a woman sitting in a window with the text "Managaing anxiety and isolation during quarantine"

Last semester, in Fall of 2019, I got some insight as to how Henry Ford College handles mental health for their students.

Effect of Pandemic on Students who are Laid Off from Jobs

Graphic outlining steps to applying for unemployment in Michigan

As of right now most of the students at Henry Ford College are finally settling into the second week of fully online classes.

COVID-19: Life in a Dystopian World

Image shows President Trump holding a photoshopped paper reading "Countries Best and Worst Prepared for an Epidemic"

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that can lead to severe illness and in some cases death. Older people and those with chronic health conditions are the most vulnerable and at higher risk.

Race for the Oval Office

Graphic showing early polling results for Trump and Biden in key states

With just three candidates in the GOP race, it was clear from the very beginning that President Donald Trump would secure the Republican nomination.

Your Silence Will Not Protect You: A Watershed Moment in the #MeToo Movement

Image shows Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein, at age 67, was sentenced on March 11, to 23 years in prison for a criminal sexual act in the first degree and rape in the third degree in New York.

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