With the new year right around the corner, it's getting to be the time of year where we all pledge to be better versions of ourselves in the coming months. But sometimes we bite off more than we can chew, and our resolutions fall to the wayside. If it's your goal to be better informed … Continue reading So Your New Year’s Resolution Is to Be Better Informed
If you've been watching the news at all in the past few weeks, you've seen the coverage of Facebook, but if you haven't, it's not good. What sparked national outrage this past month was the testimony from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, who spoke before Congress and alleged that the company knowingly harmed children, specifically teenage … Continue reading Facebook: Media Giant Under Fire
Voting has never been more important. Looking back at one of the most pivotal presidential elections in history, won by an extremely close margin despite the largest voter turnout in history, it is clear to see why voting is so important. Yet, voting rights are under siege everywhere. In recent years, more than 400 anti-voter … Continue reading Vote the Change You Want to See!
Last week, 8 women of Asian descent were the targets of a hate crime in Atlanta, Georgia. While horrifying, xenophobia and discrimination against Asians is not a new phenomenon. It is deeply embedded in the history of our country. It was even written into the very laws of our land. The 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act … Continue reading Standing Against Asian American Hate Crimes
Coronavirus is putting a bit of a crimp in everyone's volunteering plans. Social distancing can make it difficult to give our communities the service they need. But even though it's tough, there are ways you can still make a difference in quarantine. This past weekend, my mother and I were able to help bag food … Continue reading Helping Revere’s Hungry
Everyone is under a lot of stress right now, but we need to remember to appreciate the hard work that our teachers are putting into helping us learn under these difficult circumstances. They have had no training and almost no time to prepare for moving their curriculum online, and yet they have still been there … Continue reading Thank you, teachers!
In Massachusetts, school has officially been cancelled for the rest of the year. I, for one, had been holding out hope that we might go back, so I had avoided doing any long term scheduling for my time. Not anymore. Just because we aren't in school doesn't mean that we have an excuse to become … Continue reading Struggling to Find Something to Do in Quarantine?