DeVos has never taken out a loan or needed a Pell Grant. This worries me because, how can she be in charge of funding she doesn’t have any experience with?
As a child, I was always bullied for my size, the way I spoke, the hearing aids I wore, my interests and occasionally my skin color. Once I began to combat the bullying — witty comebacks or removing myself from the negative environment — it ceased to occur.
I live in Georgia’s sixth congressional district, where we are having a special election Tuesday, April 18, to fill Tom Price’s congressional seat. Today, we are experiencing history in the making.
Finally, a Spider-Man movie faithful to Stan Lee and Steve Ditko’s original creation: an awkward kid, crawling his way through high school (who happens to have super powers).
Before we completely write off the Falcons, let’s remember those ‘91 Braves — the team that went from last in 1990 to the World Series in 1991.
I am asking allies to take action. The reason hateful legislation like North Carolina’s HB 142 “compromise bill” is being allowed to pass through our government is due to lack of education and the failure of moderate individuals to stand up for social justice.
While it seem like an easy solution to the problem, my school’s new skort rule is actually a Band-Aid for a much larger issue: consent. I believe that while administration had the students’ best interests at heart, they missed the mark on identifying the deeper issue.
Just last year around this time I had kicked my feet up and was resting while my friends and fellow senior VOXers were full of anxiety, waiting for admission results from colleges. I had applied to more than 20 colleges/universities across the country — and for numerous scholarships. Everyone wondered why I was so calm and confident about the college application process, and my secret was preparation before senior year.
The constant portrayal of black men as angry and belligerent is part of what leads people to generalizing these traits among all black men.
Last year was quite an eventful year for entertainment and 2016’s movies are the ultimate example of that. The films ultimately reflected the changes our world has gone through, hitting hard topics and bringing their own artistic twists to make them stand out. From women’s equality — in films such as “Ghostbusters” and “Hidden Figures” […]