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.

Rachel Browna year 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 year 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 year 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 Howella year 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 Puxtya year 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 Sima year 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...
Claire Turvilla year 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...
James Howella year ago
Looking at You Florida
No words can explain my seething anger at this moment. I have lost all faith in the slimy snakes who drivel feces from their mouth while pretending to care about those in their state and communities. ...
Rich Monettia year ago
New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Holds Rally in Front of Republican Headquarters
17 people needlessly shot dead at the Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida. It certainly feels the same. So does the immediate, angry response that implores change. But determined high sch...
Jennifer Trana year ago
Hear the Echo
It happened again and we are not surprised. It is a strange time to be alive. We have access to so much information all the time; we are bombarded with it daily, if we allow ourselves to be. I find my...
Dr. Williamsa year ago
Still The Carnage Continues
History is ripe with incidents that reoccur most times through different scenarios but tragically so much of the outcomes remain the same. We are living in an age where we have yet to learn from our m...
Kath Clarkea year ago
What We Know About Mass Shootings
It has been two days since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida that has left 17 dead. While we mourn and share the stories of those who have died, it's also important to look forward and ask: what ...
James Howella year ago
Should We Boycott the NFL?
I have heard a lot of talk about boycotting the NFL on both sides. Some want to boycott because of the way the players protest, and some want to boycott because the NFL and the NFLPA has not properly ...
James Howella year ago
It's Ok to Be...
"I see no changes, all I see are racist faces, misplaced hate makes disgrace to races.”- Tupac Shakur There has been a rash of flyers popping up in North Carolina as well as other states. These flyers...
James Howella year ago
Never Forget Where You Come From
There has been a trend lately among NFL players and others. I’m not talking about kneeling, I’m talking about making changes in their own community. It started with Colin Kaepernick, who has been rais...
Endangered: Coral Reefs
Imagine scuba-diving in the shallow waters of the ocean and seeing the beautiful variation of colors on every single unique reef fish, giant clam, lobster, seahorse, and sea turtle swimming above the ...
Single Payer Health Care: How We Can Achieve It, a Call to Action
Republicans don’t want single-payer because they really would prefer we pay for everything, from healthcare, to education. Forget about conceding to party lines. Think about who needs health care and ...
Patrick Wilsona year ago
What Does Our Future Hold?
Humanity is at its peak of development. We live in the age of advancement, whether it's space travel, cancer treatment, or virtual reality. With such an exponential growth of wealth and technologies, ...