It’s always awkward when kids I know come in as customers. The underlying context is clear: Instead of being out having a good time on a Saturday night, I’m at work, serving them.
School dress codes are about more than just spaghetti straps — they may also reinforce disparities rooted in race, class, and gender.
Despite the benefits of having safe spaces on campus, debates on whether or not they serve a good purpose is still out there. There’s this idea that safe spaces coddle college students rather than prepare them for the real world. But that is NOT how I see it.
I never wanted to invite people over to my house because I thought that they would take one look at our shabby one-story home in what they would call the “ghetto” and go running back to their perfect, suburban, gated communities.
The summer before I began middle school, my family moved from Antioch, a diverse town with a reputation for high…
Cutting and being late to class is starting to become a trend and is considered “cool”. These habits set a student up for failure and don’t lead to a successful completion of high school
I realized that I have never had a real relationship with a cell phone.
I’m a woman, and I love being a woman. Doesn’t that make me a feminist? Not quite.
I was 16 years old when I found out that I had been diagnosed with high-functioning autism. Immediately, my heart…