Thinking back to my four years of high school, there’s not that much that prepared me for “the real world.” So here are just a few life skills I wish I had learned in high school.
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Gun ownership in Texas is treated as a birthright. The right to bear arms is not in question, but the need to prevent guns from falling into the wrong hands is.
“Black graduation is where African-American graduating students come together to be celebrated and supported by their peers, faculty members, family, and friends,” writes 2018 Drexel grad Chè Benjamin.
Young Filipino student activists find connections between policies in the United States, and the Philippines, where a prolonged anti-drug campaign has led to the deaths of thousands.
Now, a year later, I feel like being rejected from my “dream school” was an opportunity to get to know myself better.
In the first thirty days after shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, there was an almost 300-percent increase from the rate of shooting threats. What qualifies as a shooting threat? What steps should be taken afterwards by schools and law enforcement?
My parents left their home country behind to give me the American Dream. But, like other immigrants, they discovered that this dream is only attainable if you know English and have a solid education.
LGBTQ history is often glossed over, and in California that’s against the law.
My being African American and not showing any interest in an HBCU is surprising to most. But not to my mom, even though she went to Tuskegee University. She understood I’m looking for a more diverse college experience than the one she had.