Two weeks in the Philippines. This may not seem like a lot of time for a vacation, but it was perfect for an eye-opening experience. While I was in the Philippines, I learned about how different the local lifestyle was from the my lifestyle in New York. There were many moments when I felt extremely … Continue reading What it is Like to Live in a Developing Country For Two Weeks
On January 21st, 2017, my mother, friends, and I chanted "We want a leader, not a creepy tweeter!" loudly throughout the streets of Washington D.C. Less than twenty-four hours after country musicians strummed their guitars for America's new president, I marched with more than two million women, men, and children across the globe protesting Donald … Continue reading A Personal Experience of the March on Washington
The phrase “He will not divide us” was repeated over and over near the Museum of the Moving Image, but what exactly does this mean? January 20, Inauguration Day, was the first day that the “He Will Not Divide Us” camera, located on a wall outside of the Museum of the Moving Image, became public … Continue reading He Will Not Divide Us
Teenagers growing up in New York City are given the opportunity to be exposed to the many shows on Broadway. While this fun and memorable experience has always been available, no show has garnered as much popularity as Hamilton as outside of the musical theater niche—especially in young people. Its accomplishments, which include winning “Best … Continue reading Cracking the Puzzle of Hamilton’s Hype
If you happen to own social media, you might have come across the hashtag NoDAPL. At that point, you either did one of two things- you clicked on the hashtag, to see what “DAPL” happened to be, or you kept scrolling, as it is so easy to do. Regardless, there’s a large chance you aren’t … Continue reading #noDAPL
Recently, hugely popular Mexican fast-food chain Chipotle’s sales reached a dramatic downfall, all due to an outbreak of disease in their food called E. coli. Many consistent buyers of Chipotle’s food have stopped due to the risk of contracting the disease. Several people have sued Chipotle for their sicknesses and the company has lost billions of … Continue reading Chipotle: Is It Safe?
What is a primary election? Why do we have primary elections? We have two major parties in our nation today, the Republican and Democratic parties. Within each party, there is a variety of opinions and sometimes there is more than one person in a party who wants run for a particular office. A primary is … Continue reading Political Primaries 101