As you all probably know, November 6th is the midterm elections! That's in ONE WEEK! I cannot stress enough how important it is that you all get out and vote. Only 61.4% of registered voters and only 46.1% of registered youth (18-29) turned out for the 2016 election. Midterm turnout rates have historically hovered around … Continue reading Get out the vote!
TRIGGER WARNING: this post discusses themes of rape and mental health. For as long as I can remember I have been angry. Angry about poverty, about racism, about our political system, about sexism, about everything wrong in the world. When I say anger, I don't mean a slight annoyance. I mean pure rage. This feeling … Continue reading An open letter
The issue of fake news is relevant and scary concept in the current US political climate. In fact the spread of information has led to many experts to refer to the world we are living in as "post truth", meaning that the line between truth and lie is blurred. This blurring generally happens in the … Continue reading On post truth america
Yesterday I participated in the second annual women's march. It was powerful, empowering and inspirational, but I didn't want to be there. A protest for human rights should not be an annual event. Still, we came together and we marched. Thousands of people gathered around 11 at the Park Strip. After hearing from a few … Continue reading On the women’s march