I was invited to attend an Alternatives to Violence workshop at a Youth Correctional Facility back in December 2019. I had already done a basic workshop in the community, but I was interested in attending this type of workshop in a prison because of my interest in social justice and the Alternatives to Violence Project […]
Safeguarding an Aging Populace
A vulnerable population like the elderly needs special protections and access to quality healthcare. According to the National Institute on Aging, the number of Americans aged 65 and older is set to double in the next 25 years, while Americans aged 85 and older make up the fastest growing age group in the U.S. Taking […]
Is The Gender Wage Gap Actually A Myth?
Recently, an organization came to my attention called Independent Women’s Forum (IWF). According to their website, IWF is committed to “limited government, economic liberty and personal responsibility–done by educating about and advocating for policies that are as principled as possible, while as pragmatic as necessary to actually achieve directionally-right changes that will benefit Americans.” What […]
The Climate Crisis: A Spiritual Perspective
Science-loving folks and religious folks must work together in order to address the climate crisis. In realizing climate change as an existential threat to humankind, we must make a devoted effort to use the strengths of both to guide us in the right direction. While scientists are concerned with the changes that need to happen […]
Boston Strong Five Years Later
Five years ago, Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz spoke to a crowd at Fenway Park, uniting the fans against the Kansas City Royals in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Considering the Jets Draft Strategy
The New York Jets find themselves with a Top Five pick in the upcoming draft and they are looking to make moves to improve the team for the upcoming season.
Way-Too-Early NFL Power Rankings
With the 2017 – 2018 season ending almost two months ago, the NFL draft is less than a month away. Teams are planning who to draft. Here is how the teams in the league stack up before the drafting starts.
Yankees Face Problems Early in Season
Almost one month into the season, the New York Yankees are 8 – 8 in third place in the AL East, six games behind the Red Sox. However, throughout the first 16 games, the Yankees have been struggling.
Apathy, or Something Worse?
It goes without saying that college is stressful, and that after months of relentless work, you can feel pretty drained.
"Major" Decision Making is Always Hard
Many freshmen attending college this coming fall will probably have the same questions on their mind – “Where are the parties?” “How do I make friends?” – and most importantly, “What should I major in?” Choosing a major defines how your college experience will go, and is therefore a huge decision.