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Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

A single verdict led to a movement that would undoubtedly change the face of 21st century America. After the trial of George Zimmerman resulted in a “not guilty” verdict, friends Alicia Garza, Opal Toma and Patrisse Cullors founded the Black Lives Matter organization...

Column: Higher education during COVID-19

Column: Higher education during COVID-19

Every day feels like the last and I can no longer keep track of time. The coronavirus pandemic has taken over all facets of my life: social, political, and academic. All my conversations have simmered down to “how is the pandemic treating you?” And my only human...

Comedian Abby Govindan breaks barriers in comedy

Comedian Abby Govindan breaks barriers in comedy

Neither stand-up comedy nor Twitter are easy to master. The talented comedian Abby Govindan has managed to do just that, all while preserving her own life experience within her humor. The tour de force on the stand-up scene believes that both the stand-up and Twitter...

Poem: In Our Dreams, We are Extraordinary 

Poem: In Our Dreams, We are Extraordinary 

Scientists can’t explain exactly why we need sleep, no matter how hard they study the waves in our brain cycles as we close our eyes. The only logical explanation is that our dreams are miraculous. The mystical and magical places we meet with bewilderment are...

Poem: Painting the Earth

Poem: Painting the Earth

Painting the Earth First, there was nothing and then God said let there be light.                         or molecules came together                             to form stars above. So there was light on the earth, and there was also something unsaid only looked at in...