[Part 1] Privilege: The Knapsack

We've all heard about white privilege but it's really hard to really explain what it is and how it affects, say, your life or my life. The definitions and discussions we hear about it in class or on TV include big words, race theory or the people talking over each other. None of those things... Continue Reading →

Silent Epidemic: Mental Health in Our Schools

Our kids are spending more and more time at school. Some school districts are increasing the number of classes for middle and high school students so they would have to stay at school for longer each day. More and more students are participating in clubs to gain more resume-builders for college. As qualifications needed for... Continue Reading →

Whitewashing: A Distortion (An Introduction)

Whitewash:a: to gloss over or cover up (such as vices or crimes)b: to exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of dataThis is the definition provided by Merriam-Webster and is the most suitable definition for this article.       White-washing is not a racially charged term despite its recent re-introduction with respect to... Continue Reading →

The Sad Case of the Nerds, Geeks and Bookworms

As an APUSH student, this is a trend that I've seen repeating itself every single time America makes an effort to modernise itself. It is not only the people's resistance to change but also the people's resistance to new information. The American people throughout their history has always preferred easy information and take pride in... Continue Reading →

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