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.

To Racists
Racism is silly, and it revolves around hating somebody for their skin color? It used to be a very popular sentiment before the Civil War. But these days, we are more enlightened and there are many pe...
How to Run for Political Office in 7 Easy Steps
Running for office isn't the easiest thing to do, but I will break it down into 7 easy steps.
Katy Preena year ago
Love Wins Together Manchester
It’s one year since the Manchester Arena bombing, and like last year, I attended a vigil in Albert Square. The first vigil was hurriedly arranged, with speakers and volunteers phoned up with a few hou...
School Shootings
So I saw not too long ago about the school shooting in Texas. My thoughts and positive vibes go to the victims and their families. I don't even know where to start on this issue. Honestly. It saddens ...
How to Start a Political Campaign
I know it may sound difficult but I assure you, the steps necessary to start a political campaign are easier than you think. If you follow the important steps below, use common sense, and immerse your...
Robyn Thomasa year ago
My Initial Reactions: Charlottesville, VA
I want to start by saying this is a very emotional piece for me that I wrote on Aug 17, 2017. According to Aljazeera, at 1:42 PM on August 12 a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting against a g...
Help Save Our Oceans
Going to the beach has been something that I enjoy doing every day and night. I have learned so much about life just from going to the beach and always had a passion for studying marine biology. We al...
Hanin Najjara year ago
Gun Violence Walkout
In light of the high school shooting in Parkland FL, that took the lives of 17 students Pacific University students, faculty and staff joined over 3000 schools in the national March for Our Lives Walk...
Katie Healya year ago
Unpaid Parking Meters
The fifth gunshot was still ringing in the hallway rafters when they latched the stall door shut behind them. He’d never been in the girl's bathroom at the high school before and she hadn't seen him s...
Dr. Williamsa year ago
Revolution
Today, we live in a world filled with deception, deceit, and lies. The United States government continues to perpetrate gross injustices on the public. Sadly, though, there really hasn't been a unifie...
Brie Lynna year ago
Why the "Snowflake Generation" Is Worth More Than That Term
Welcome to my life in the United States in 2018. I'm a liberal lesbian and free-thinker seeking equal rights for the LGBTQ community, criminal justice reform, civil liberties and civil rights for immi...
Paula Macenaa year ago
#SOSNicaragua
Most popular news outlets have not been using their platforms to raise awareness about the conflict between the corruption in the government and the youth that are fighting back in Nicaragua. The bloo...
Jonathan Sima year ago
My Experience in the National School Walkout
Even though most online writers are adults, I'm one of the few teenage online writers. Yeah, I know. I'm just a high school student who usually writes about movies and theories. But every once in a wh...
Tristan DeJesusa year 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 Macenaa year 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 Ellisa year 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 year 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...