The Dakota Access Pipeline

The United States of America is the number one user of crude oil in the world, yet we only produce the third most amount of oil. We can’t keep up with the amount of energy that we use. In 2013, the US produced 7.5 million barrels of crude oil per day, but still had to […]

Education By Experience

“What grinds me the most is we’re sending kids out into the world who don’t know how to balance a checkbook, don’t know how to apply for a loan, don’t even know how to properly fill out a job application, but because they know the quadratic formula we consider them prepared for the world.”   […]

Let’s Talk About It

“I know you’re sad, so I won’t tell you to have a good day. Instead, I advise you to simply have a day. Stay alive, feed yourself well, wear comfortable clothes, and don’t give up on yourself just yet. It’ll get better. Until then, have a day.”  -Unknown When I was a little girl, I […]

Planned Parenthood

There are so many things that I have to say about Planned Parenthood, so let me start of by saying Planned Parenthood does so much for both men and women and I fully support them in spite of the recent leaked videos. One of the biggest misconceptions about Planned Parenthood is that they only perform […]

Author’s Note

I just wanted to let my classmates know that I will not be returning to school for the rest of the school year. We finally located the problem that has been an issue for my health and persisted for so long. It ended up being my appendix. I had that removed and have a few […]

Gay Marriage

In the United States of America, we live in a democracy where there is a separation of church and state. Oh, wait. That’s just what the constitution says, but Christianity is weaved thoroughly in our government’s everyday rituals (i.e. swearing on a bible, religious testing to get into office, Pledge of Allegiance, ect.). One of […]

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Recently, people have all been speaking how Indiana is the forbidden state. Indiana is the area of which everyone should avoid — even Hoosiers. Celebrities have even taken to boycotting Indiana because of a new bill signed by Governor Mike Pence. The bill is known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The bill had […]