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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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…

President Trump Blames Video Games for Violence, Research Says Not True

For years, politicians have looked toward violent media to blame for the senseless shootings across the country. Whether it was Virginia Tech, or Sandy Hook, you always heard loud cries against games like Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto.…

How Technology is Advancing Healthcare Beneath Our Very Noses

Cancer. Heart Disease. Diabetes. Stroke. These are just a handful of the leading causes of death throughout the United States. We all know someone that has been directly or indirectly affected by these cruel and devastating diseases. My own grandmother…

Avengers: Infinity War Smashes the Weekend Box Office

              Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War opened this past weekend. It was expected to do well, as everything Marvel releases seems to be destined to break box office records. After ten years of successful Marvel movies, Infinity War was long anticipated,…