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A list of neopronouns

Neopronouns: You are valid

Taylor Frick
December 14, 2020

From the time that we’re young, we’re taught that there are only hers and hims. Occasionally you might meet someone who breaks the “normal” binary, and uses they/them pronouns, but there is more...

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Green spiky plant (marijuana)

To legalize or not to legalize: that is the question

Taylor Frick
December 14, 2020

The legalization of marijuana is something Americans have pushed for in years past. This point is often countered with the assumption of possible health risks, or that it can lead to a higher crime rate....

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A collage of the different pride flags

National Coming Out Day celebrates self acceptance

Taylor Frick
October 26, 2020

On October 11th, people around the world celebrated National Coming Out Day, an annual LGBTQ+ awareness day that spreads pride and brings the community together. It is an important day for young people...

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Google meet of three students, two raising their hands, and one not raising her hand, with a freaked out expression on her face.

Why teachers shouldn’t call on students who aren’t raising their hands

Taylor Frick
October 10, 2020

One of the most dreaded aspects of school is the random name call some teachers put students through. Whether it’s pulling sticks out of a bucket, a random computer generator, or just plain old fashioned...

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Blue graduation cap sitting on a bachelors degree. Bachelors written in red writing

The importance of a bachelor’s degree

Taylor Frick
September 28, 2020

Through the evolution of education, many jobs now require their employees to at least have a bachelor’s degree. As the labor market has developed, so too have the education requirements to meet the needs...

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Colorful tattoo of a bird siting on a branch

Tattoos and piercings in the workplace

Taylor Frick
September 18, 2020

Historically, tattoos and facial piercings have been considered unprofessional and improper in a workplace, but that mindset may be changing. In most high paying white collar jobs, you won’t find many...

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