Holidays Around the World

Christmas is only one of many wintertime holidays.
Almost everyone has heard of Christmas, but there are some winter holidays, and their traditions, that often go unnoticed in this part of the world.
November 18, 2020

Holiday season: the time when stores are decked out in red and green, with glitter galore.  Walking by bakeries and smelling gingerbread or sugar cookies. Many people know about Christmas and how it is...

Diversity & Language in America

October 28, 2020

There are 195 different countries, each with their own separate cultures and diversity. Perhaps one of the largest differences between most countries is their language spoken. As of today, a large handful...

The Love for “Hair Love”

This short film about styling kinky hair and family recently won an Academy Award.
February 17, 2020

“Hair Love” is a 7-minute animated short film directed by Matthew A. Cherry. It is about the relationship between a father, his daughter, and her hair. The film won Best Animated Short Film at the...

These Women are Proving That the World has Changed

Miss Nigeria cheering on her friend.
December 19, 2019

Many women around the world are being judged for their race and other problems such as sexuality and economic background. These women are proving that the world still has the ability to change for the...

Chick-Fil-A Ends Donations to Anti-LGBT Organizations

A Chick-Fil-A storefront.
The Salvation Army and the FCA will no longer receive support from Chick-Fil-A.
November 25, 2019

The Chick-Fil-A Foundation is a separate branch of Chick-Fil-A that wants “to lead the company's commitment to support organizations dedicated to the issues of hunger, homelessness and education,”...

Ohio Runner Disqualified Because of Hijab

Noor Alexandria Abukaram running the 5k cross-country race.
November 9, 2019

Sixteen-year-old Noor Alexandria Abukaram had just run her best time yet, with her team heading to the regional competition, but she was devastated. According to CBS News, when the team went to check their...

Nike Shifts Policy on Pregnancy

A Nike scandal could set a new precedent for sports companies.
From backlash to a new policy.
May 24, 2019

Nike sponsors athletes, models, and generally active people to be in their ads and campaigns for their products. This company is popular among all age groups and genders because of their comfortable shoes,...

Traditions That Age As Well As You Do

Traditions That Age As Well As You Do
These traditions are never getting old.
March 8, 2019

Anything and everything can be a tradition, whether it be seeing friends or family every other Saturday, going for ice cream after a year of good grades, leaving town every summer break, and so on. Traditions...

Supporting the Aris Foundation

Courtesy of Katherine Kouvelas-Edick and Seth.
February 28, 2019

For the past two and a half years, the Aris Foundation has worked to help the homeless throughout Arizona by providing food, water, and clothing to thousands living on the street. The foundation is run...

Celebrities Embrace Their Imperfections

May 31, 2018

For every 10 teens, eight of them have acne, according to Kids Health. Acne is a skin condition that creates multiple bumps (typically pimples such as whiteheads, blackheads, etc.), and primarily affects...

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