Standardized Testing For College Applications

Standardized testing has become so integrated into school life that it is hard to imagine a world without it. Most students in the U.S. have taken standardized tests, whether they are state-mandated or for college applications. Moreover, the SAT and the ACT have...
Voting by Mail

Voting by Mail

This year has exhibited numerous firsts both worldwide and in the US, but as we began this new decade none of us could have ever expected what new experiences were headed our way. As we head into one of the most crucial elections in the history of U.S. democracy, we...

International Students in Trump’s America

I remember January in 2017 when Donald Trump was inaugurated as the President of the United States. It was shortly after I attended my high school interviews. And back then, I was not even expecting to come to the US for the foreseeable future, let alone reckon with...
The First Presidential Debate

The First Presidential Debate

On September 29th, former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump faced off in the first presidential debate of 2020. However, many people are skeptical as to whether or not what occurred can even be called a debate. Full of interruptions, child-like...
The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman and the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court, passed away on September 18th, 2020, at age eighty-seven. Born on March 15th, 1933, to Celia and Nathan Bader, she grew up in Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood. Ginsburg...