The Charity Industry’s Lack of Transparency

Multiple of images of clothes titled "What Really Happens to the Clothes You Donate?"

The charity industry is failing to be transparent about the clothing donation process. Nobly named charities like Goodwill and Salvation Army are known for helping the needy with the things we don’t wear anymore.

Hate on a Dinner Plate

Comic of female dressed in green superhero outfit wielding a broccoli club at a male dressed in red superhero cape with bacon sword and ham shield.

There seem to be no limitations on hate speech when it comes to food. Carnivores and vegans are so vitriolic toward each other on social media that vegetarians like me can get caught in the crossfire.

A LUSHious Kind of Love

Photo of LUSH Inner Truth bath melt for transgender rights courtesy LUSH

LUSH, the organic cosmetics store known for colorful bath fizzies and soaps is not allowed to sell its “Love Soap” with #GayIsOkay printed on them in one hundred stores worldwide due to certain countries having “anti-gay” laws.

Killing the Next Generation One Bullet at a Time

Infographic comparing reasons for gun violence that have been debated.

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Nikolas Cruz, 19, allegedly entered Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15 semi-automatic weapon and opened fire on hundreds of faculty members and students.

International Students Pay the Price

Map U.S. showing downward trend of international student enrollment for fall 2017 courtesy Inside Higher Ed

International students in the U.S. undeniably add value to cultural diversification.

“The Talk”

Grey’s Anatomy Season 14 Episode 10 “Personal Jesus” courtesy ABC

Popular ABC drama “Grey’s Anatomy” plays a monumental role in the showcasing of racially charged injustices.

The Opioid Epidemic: A Lucrative Business

opioids infographic 2017 health human services

The scope of the word addict has changed greatly over the past two decades. A greasy, dirty, malnourished, twenty-something image of a person would come to mind in the days of old and maybe for some still. The truth is far different.

Cautious Optimism over North and South Korea Negotiations

Map of korea with the flag of north Korea in the top part and the flag of south Korea and the bottom part.

Recent dialogue between North and South Korea marks a hopeful change of tone.

Why Students Should Be Using Their Phones in Class

Info-graphic showing 2015 Digital Trends in Higher Ed

Cell phone usage should be allowed in classrooms.

Detroit: America’s Rising Phoenix

When I was younger, I would hardly go downtown. Maybe with my parents for a rare visit to the Eastern Market, or with my grandmother to go see a show at the Fisher, but nothing too venturous.


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