BY RABAB JAFRI
Too often we are stuck in this idea that only foreign terrorism or Islamic terrorism are what Americans should be afraid of, but the rise of this racial climate starting in our own backyards is completely ignored. If this had been a person of color, they would have been called a thug or a terrorist in a second.
BY MELISSA SCHOLKE
As a society, our goal, despite differences of opinion, should be to promote the idea that each person is free to express their identity as authentically as possible without outside inhibitors or judgment.
BY DEREK WOLFE
But perhaps we should take on a different approach, where we stop tricking people into believing that a happy life is a successful life.
BY AARICA MARSH
Whenever it’s hotter than 60 degrees out, the public catches a glimpse of my permanent artwork. I can’t be completely rude to random strangers for their annoying but innocent curiosity about my obvious tattoos.
BY ANNA POLUMBO-LEVY
When usage of these sites becomes stressful, it’s a good idea to reevaluate the time and energy spent on capturing that perfect sunset or the profile picture without a hair out of place, because one day you may realize you aren’t doing it for yourself.
BY ELIJAH SPARKMAN
When you tell me something new about the library — a place where I spend so much time, that’s a part of so many of my stories, that’s now a part of who I am — the information is going to matter.
BY RABAB JAFRI
Recognizing that introversion is a personality trait that can manifest itself in various ways and is different from being shy or having social anxieties is important when interacting with people on diverse sides of the spectrum.
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