Whistleblowers: A Deeper Look into American History

In a country that can often be plagued by fear and greed, it takes a lot of nerve to stand up against authority. Individuals who choose to defy the status quo and speak out against issues that have been swept under the rug, known as whistle blowers, are crucial to a democratic society. So why, when these individuals often have the most to loose, do they continue to speak out? Continue reading

City at War: A New Yorker’s Views on Islamophobia

September 11, 2001: only six years old yet overcome with fear, anguish, despair.

2005, I am only 10 years old but veraciously alert to hatred, angst and terror. Now, at age 20, it has become strikingly clear to me that the attitude in New York City has become one of abhorrence; a poignant reminder that the terrorist attacks that have been thrust upon our city have left behind the fear of an entire culture. Continue reading

Finding the “I” in the “iBook”: Lessons College has Taught Me, Beyond the Basics

When first applying to Lynn, I understood that attending such an international, innovative school would result in a unique college experience that would leave a profound impact on me. Little did I expect that only halfway through this crazy journey would I have gathered enough wisdom to last me a lifetime – well, maybe not a lifetime, but there’s still three more semesters for that.

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