This semester I am taking a class on the Sociology of Energy and Society. It focuses mainly on how humans interact with forms of energy. We recently watched a documentary in this class, Blood Cobalt, which focuses on the mining going on in the Congo for cobalt. I recommend everyone to go and watch this […]
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In today’s society, women are under more pressure than men to “age well” and, quite frankly, to avoid any visible signs of aging. Plastic surgery is becoming more common than ever, and women are paying for costly beauty treatments in hopes of looking young again. I doubt anyone is thrilled to start aging, but women […]
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This past week, the United States congress held a hearing to vocalize the desire of government officials to ban TikTok. Child safety, cybersecurity risks, and unwanted access to user data were all key points of discussion during the hearing. Shou Zi Chew, CEO of TikTok, made four commitments to the U.S.- More than 1 in […]
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Women’s representation in American politics has remained significantly lower than the representation of men. The pattern of women’s representation in national government falling below 50% is seen in most countries, with a few exceptions in countries such as Rwanda, Cuba, Nicaragua, Mexico, New Zealand, and the United Arab Emirates. In June of 2022, only 28% […]
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If you have been online at all lately, you have probably heard of the Willow Project, which was just recently approved by President Biden’s Administration. However, if you haven’t heard of it, or have, but aren’t quite sure what it entails and what it means for the future, I am here to give an explanation. […]
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I’m tired of arguing with people over why Trump is unfit to run a country and not someone to be idolizing or supporting. I’m not trying to argue that being a good person will make you a good president, but the person who runs our country should care about everyone within it. In November of […]
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When I think of modern day threats to children’s health and safety, there are many things that come to mind. This ranges from things such as climate change, to school shootings, lack of access to nutritious foods, and lack of reliable childcare services, just to name a few. One thing that does not come to […]
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As I re-adjust to school after a much-needed Thanksgiving break, I’ve been reflecting on the holiday and the time I spent with my family and friends. At Thanksgiving this year, my entire family gathered at our shared log cabin deep in the woods of Maine. It was wholesome, intimate, and a perfect moment to bond […]
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Yes, birth control has the amazing ability to prevent contraception, but in the recent wave of the government overturning Roe v Wade and moving the discussion to birth control, do male politicians understand that birth control has the ability to combat other women’s health issues. I personally know this as I suffer from endometriosis, a […]
Read More Dear male politicians, birth control saves lives.
Roe V Wade is something we are all familiar with as it was the 1973 Supreme Court case that allowed individuals to obtain abortions legally. However, in June, Roe V. Wade was overturned 50 years after its creation and shocked the nation. While many know this happened and know how HUGE a deal this is […]
Read More ROE V WADE WAS OVERTURNED: WHAT NOW?