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Help Local Bookstores During COVID-19

Help Local Bookstores During COVID-19

Independent bookstores were struggling even before the pandemic hit and are now being forced to question if they will ever open their doors again. Here’s how you can help.
May 6, 2020

Independent bookstores across the country offer many a safe haven. These local stores are especially important in New York City as they have a much needed quaint ambiance where...

Are Caucuses Hurting Our Democracy?

Are Caucuses Hurting Our Democracy?

February 18, 2020

Dating back to the 1800s, caucuses have been essential to the U.S. electoral system. The presidential race begins with caucuses in Iowa where the nominee for the two major parties...

Let’s Desexualize Gym Culture

Let’s Desexualize Gym Culture

We go to the gym to feel good about ourselves, but more often than not, we feel harassed or intimidated. It is essential that gym culture changes to ensure that everyone feels comfortable working out.
February 11, 2020

After sweating out half of my body weight while working out in an oversized t-shirt, I was in search of more amiable workout gear. In a moment of sweaty desperation, I wondered...

Who Will Fight for Our Choice?

Who Will Fight for Our Choice?

Having a right to an abortion is a controversial political issue that lawmakers constantly dodge. With Trump’s apparent pro-life stance, Democratic candidates need to protect legalized abortion at all costs.
February 10, 2020

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, the American public has turned its focus to reproductive legislation. During his speech, Trump introduced...