First Year of University during COVID
By Stephanie, 20, London, UK Thinking about first year of university conjures images of meeting a host of new friends, partying and a very busy l...
Toxic positivity and the neglect of human emotion
By Tegan, 19, Exeter, UK How can something positive become toxic? At face value, the phrase ‘toxic positivity’ appears absurd. How can something p...
Higher Education During the Pandemic
By Sam Nicholls, 19, London, U.K. The past year took everybody by surprise, I feel like that is an understatement but it is no less true. Going ...
Every Day Should be Earth Day
By Lauren, 23, Seal Beach, California Every year on Earth Day, I open up Instagram and see the same thing -- photos of all the picturesque locati...
Enough is Enough
By, Oba, 18, Hertfordshire, UK The disappearance and subsequent murder of Sarah Everard on the 3rd March 2021 sent shockwaves across the U.K...
The Gamestop Craze Explained
By Jacob, 20, Concord, Massachusetts I used Reddit solely for memes. Memes to me are the currency of communication. The images and phrases that de...
Biden’s Inauguration: No Time for Complacency
By Gabriel, 22, Denton, Texas With the end of the Trump presidency this past Wednesday, it is more important than ever that we remain vigilant ...
Black Lives Matter
Thoughts on Cottagecore
By Tarek, 22, New Haven, Connecticut In the past, whenever I started to feel too cramped inside my apartment, I simply... went outside. Befor...
Gen Z, The Corona Diaries: Finding Peace Within Chaos
By Stella, 16, Northern California Back in February, waking up at 6:30 A.M. was a given, that was when I needed to be awake if I wanted to have e...
Why register to vote?
By Henry, 18, Seattle, Washington Personally, registering to vote was a breeze. It happened one day in the middle of physics class this past year...
Social Media’s Cult of Conscious Consumers
By Tarek Ziad, 22, New Haven, Connecticut I can remember the elementary school showcase like it was yesterday. My local public school ha...
Gen Z Diaries, Black Lives Matter: We've Allowed This To Go On For Too Long
By Vale, 17, New York City, New York Over the past two weeks I have watched as the murder of George Floyd has caused global protests ...
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