GENERATION Z

So What If My Friends Have a Different Definition of Success than I? Don’t We All Succeed?

My answer when anyone would ask me if I was successful, would be a predictable…

The Urgency of Promoting Wellness in the Student Community During the Pandemic

About 3,000 young adults attempt suicide every single day because of excessive stress. Unfortunately, four…

Hidden Figures No More: The Crucial Need for Female Representation in STEM

With many recent news headlines detailing the successes of women in STEM, the progress we…

Born in the U.S.A.: Why I Couldn’t Celebrate When My Parents and Brother Received their Green Cards

When I first saw it, I was sure it wasn’t real. It was too good…

The Color of Carnage: Trump’s Racism has Cost Lives of Minorities, Including Indian Americans

The concept of representation, the idea that you can be just like someone because that…

Why Kamala Harris is Not Embraced by All: Deconstructing the Indian American Monolith

The Indian American diaspora is often mistakenly lumped into a monolithic socio-political cultural group. On…

Vote Against Systemic Racism, Gun Violence and Cancer: An Eleven Year Old’s Perspective

From an early age, I have been aware of our politics. My father and I…

As the Election Approaches I’m Experiencing a Feeling I Never Felt Before: Fear

I’m Dani, a teen living in North Texas. Politics have been a big part of…

The Chaotic Presidential Debate has Only Reinforced the Idea That Donald J. Trump is a Bully

As I finished watching the first presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle, only one…

How Miss India DC 2020 Experience Helped Connect with My Indian Culture in a New Way

I was fortunate enough to be able to take part in Miss India DC 2020…

The Youth of America Must Rally to Uphold the Progressive Legacy of the Notorious RBG

Upon hearing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, I was utterly devastated. During her 27 years…

The Black Square Syndrome: Are You Doing More Harm Than Good with Social Media Activism?

As seen with trends such as the Black Square on #blackouttuesday and the constant reposting…