Op-Ed: A High Schooler’s Perspective on Racial Justice

Op-Ed: A High Schooler’s Perspective on Racial Justice

Stories upon stories about broken race relations continue to pop up in the news. In response, millions of activists and young people are asking for…

How to Write College Essays About Discrimination as a Person of Privilege

How to Write College Essays About Discrimination as a Person of Privilege

If you’re applying for specific scholarships, once you get past the first round of college essays — the common app, perhaps a school-specific supplement or…

What Social Justice Means for High School and College Students

What Social Justice Means for High School and College Students

I was fourteen when I first started using Tumblr, more than three years ago. In case you don’t know, Tumblr is a blogging platform that has…

Rhetorical Studies: Change the World with Language

Rhetorical Studies: Change the World with Language

Ugh, I thought, scrolling through the website for my university’s Communication Department. Who would want to study rhetoric? Well, it turns out I would, in…

Op-Ed: Ferguson, Finals, and Fatigue

Op-Ed: Ferguson, Finals, and Fatigue

Over 100 days ago, Officer Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown, Jr. Now, Prosecutor Robert McCulloch has announced the verdict of the grand jury tasked with…

Social Activism at College: Learning & Leading Outside of the Classroom

Social Activism at College: Learning & Leading Outside of the Classroom

During the college application process, I’d heard that I needed to demonstrate leadership to woo my top choice colleges. I surely needed to write my essays…

What Did You Just Say? (Or, Dealing with Different Opinions in College)

What Did You Just Say? (Or, Dealing with Different Opinions in College)

I’m such a fan of extracurricular activities. In high school, they were my thing, and this hasn’t really changed since I entered college. I’m in…

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