activism

Grassroots campaigns have proven instrumental in bringing about political, social or environmental change; you've got to start somewhere-might as well start here.

Tristan DeJesus5 days ago
It’s Time for an Honest Conversation About the Second Amendment
I don’t think I am one to talk. I lived in a house where mom and dad despised guns, to this day. Yet, I went the other day shooting at a range here in Charleston, and they seemed to be happy for me that I got to have some fun trying something I’ve never done. How could that be possible? Now the real question stands, can we have a healthy talk about what’s tearing our country apart?
Paula Macena7 days ago
My Experience at March for Our Lives
The Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida hit close to home for multiple reasons. One of those reasons was that I have family friends who live around that area, who were thankfull...
How to Establish a Health Care Rights Protest
Health care is a hot topic in this time period. We have to start mobilizing health care protests. As in, we do not want them to put in the pre-existing condition clause again, which is flat out denyin...
Cameron Ellis20 days ago
Sharks on the Brink
Most people wouldn't think of sharks unless reminded by Shark Week on Discovery Channel or reading the rare news of a shark attack. People are scared of sharks and often want to put them out of their ...
James Howella month ago
The Double Standard in America
Yes, believe it or not, there are double standards in America. We live with it everyday, yet we do nothing about it. We have cops killing unarmed African Americans, which we turn a blind eye to. We th...
Bella V.a month ago
The Black Snake
This is a purely fictional story: Matoaka sat and stared up in childish wonder. Staring up at her grandmother in the warmly colored tee-pee, she eagerly listened to her retelling of the ancient prophe...
Risa Ma month ago
Dear Reader: Imagine the Fear
Dear Reader, This piece involves mental imagery and imagination. Not the imagination that we are shaped to have, but an imagination that is full of grief and darkness. Unless you were homeschooled as ...
Samantha Jaxa month ago
How You Should Prepare for Saturday's March
The tension in the political atmosphere is palpable, you could stick a fork in it. But, in spite of the growing rift between right and left, millions of people will gather on March 24, all over the co...
Hannah Reamsa month ago
The Fight for Free Speech
Fellow Millennials, It’s come to my attention that whether you’re a die-hard Sanders socialism supporter, a defender of Clinton’s Liberal allegiances, or a rider on the Republican Trump train, we all ...
Jordan Martineza month ago
Protest for the Rights of the Homeless
Homelessness is a growing problem within The United States of America. It almost seems like there is an underground war between the state and the homeless. As the problem ever so slowly grows, large c...
Skunk Uzekia month ago
Things Trump Gets Wrong About Antifa
If there's one thing that we can almost all agree on, it's that we currently have one of the most ill-informed presidents in American history. Trump has misquoted facts to the press about a wealth of ...
Rachel Browna month ago
I Marched in the National Student Walkout Against Gun Violence
This morning, at 10am, I joined high school students across the nation in a walkout in solidarity with students from the Parkland shooting, and a call to congress for stricter gun laws. The entire per...
M Ma month ago
Gun Control Is Everybody's Issue
My dad came to visit me in New York, and like every artistic kid who has business-minded parents, we never really agree on much. We have different opinions on basically everything. Of course, growing ...
Corrine Fizera month ago
University Students on Gun Violence
Richmond, Virginia— Karen sat alone in front of a scaling glass wall, overlooking the heart of Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus. She cautiously warmed her hands with a cup of hot coffee. “You...
James Howell2 months ago
Nazis and White Supremacists in the Mainstream
Since Donald Trump has been elected president, the hate groups seem to come out of the woodwork. The Klu Klux Klan and the neo-Nazis have been showing up to what should be peaceful rallies and causing...
Graeme Puxty2 months ago
Britain Has a Disease
Britain is infected with a horrible disease; a form of cancer which is having an effect on the entire nation. That cancer is HUNTING WITH DOGS.
Jonathan Sim2 months ago
It Is Time to Talk About Gun Control
Sandy Hook. Orlando nightclub. Las Vegas music festival. And most recently, the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Although my articles are usually nerdy and/or comedic, it...
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Claire Turvill2 months ago
I Predicted the Florida School Shooting
The evening of Monday, February 12, I was sitting in my chemistry lab measuring iron content of a salt complex when the fire alarm sounded and the sprinklers went off. My brain kicked into overdrive a...