5 Reasons Why Diversity is Important in the 21st Century

Diversity comes in many forms: gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, age, culture, socioeconomic background, etc. All of these contribute to an individual’s unique experience of the world. Sometimes we need to take a step back and examine the presence of diversity in our own life. How diverse is your school? Neighborhood? Place of work? Group of…

Three Reasons Why YOU Should Care About Global Issues

Growing up in a sheltered community, I was never truly exposed to global issues as a child. Topics such as politics and international relations were not often touched at my dinner table, either. But I began to navigate my public school career, I realized that I was not alone in my situation. There were so…

The Top 5 Problems with the Global Food System

The global food system can be defined as the “production, processing, and distribution of food throughout the world.”[1] Food security for an individual within this global food system is characterized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as having the following four dimensions: availability of food, economic and physical access to…

A Beginner’s Guide to Wheatpasting- Your New Favorite Street Art Method

Want to spread a message? Whether it is flyers advertising an upcoming march or a political poem or a cool sketch, wheatpasting is one of the easiest and best ways to get something seen by others. What even is wheatpasting you ask? Good question, with a simple answer- it is a term that describes plastering…