Why I Support Syrian Refugees

America – home of the free. We have a plethora of rights that citizens in many other countries do not have. We should be grateful that we’re allowed to voice our opinions and make our own choices. These rights are primary reasons why so many others seek out the United States. They desire a shred…

Terrorist Attack on Mali

This morning, terrorists stormed a hotel in Mali. The attacks began around 7:00 AM and a local Mali radio station reported that the attack ended around 11:30 AM.A number of gunmen stormed the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamakko, the capital of the West African country of Mali. The gunmen entered the hotel yelling “Allahu Akbar,”…

To Marco Rubio

“We need more welders than philosophers.” I find this a very interesting statement. And as a philosophy major, I can’t necessarily argue it to be completely untrue. Certainly we should get rid of the stigma attached to vocational schools; they teach valuable, marketable skills. College, and sometimes any form of higher education, is not for…

I Thought More Would’ve Happened to Me by Now

Fragile drifting bubbles, pushed forward blindly by colors- colliding without knowing, affecting without caring. Or possibly self-contained ants separated by glass, an impenetrable indifference, waiting because you’re supposed to wait. Our lights turn green, but where are we even going? *** I had a dream that I was on a train with my ex-boyfriend. I…

My Little Picture: Banned Cargo Shorts

Banned Cargo Shorts Every Monday and Wednesday morning my roommate, Dante, and I head to our on-campus gym, The Leach. Tuesday and Thursday mornings we run. Working out is a habit we’ve both been trying to build into our regular routines for a couple of years and this semester we made it a goal for…