Wildfires and Prisoners: a Cinderella Story or Just Plain Ole Exploitation?

Recently, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) tweeted about California prison inmates being used to fight its wildfires, which have been some of the most-life-threatening in history. The post reads:…

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How to Finish That Creative Project You’ve Been Putting Off

Side hustles are the new thing. Plenty of millennials have begun seeking more than just the traditional 9-to-5 job, hoping to translate their passion into some sort of additional income. Many call this the side hustle; something you do under…

Aretha, Aretha

Another musical legend is gone. On August 16, the news dropped that Aretha Franklin made her transition at 76-years old after having suffered from pancreatic cancer. Even though the news wasn’t sudden, it was still daunting, the impact reverberating as…

Wildfires and Prisoners: a Cinderella Story or Just Plain Ole Exploitation?

Recently, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) tweeted about California prison inmates being used to fight its wildfires, which have been some of the most-life-threatening in history. The post reads: “Today, more than 2,000 volunteer inmate firefighters, including…

This is America, Where Nobody Really Cares

On June 21, Melania Trump was spotted wearing a drab green jacket, displaying text that wasn’t so drab: “I really don’t care, do u?” Her seemingly innocuous jacket created a buzz on cyberspace, not because it wasn’t fabulous but because…

On Separating Children at the Border: Is Bipartisanship Clouding this Issue?

I had been wanting to write about immigration for a while now, but everytime I sat in front of my laptop, I came up short. I knew my angle would criticize the way our government is handling the situation, but…

I Don’t Know the Cure to Mental Illness, But I Do Know the Comfort

My mother doesn’t drive on the freeway. From as early as age nine, I remember her avoiding the freeway like the plague; and when asked her reason, she proclaimed it was because of her anxiety. Of course I shook my…

US Gun Entrepreneurs Launch Startups, After Backlash from School Shootings

              After the February 14th school shooting in Parkland, Florida, many big companies such as Bank of America and Dick’s Sporting Goods, have pulled support and financial funding for businesses that promote gun ownership. Even YouTube now has strict rules…