• Howdy’s Homemade Ice Cream: A Store Making a Difference
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    Tom Landis' "Howdy Homemade Ice Cream" in University Park, Texas is famous for not only their friendly customer service but also their best employees. The entire store and process was created to accommodate people with different abilities. For example, the cash register only accepts bills, simplifying the process of different transactions.

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  • Advertising to Kids: A Dangerous Reality
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    Advertising to kids is a dangerous, but effective strategy for companies to target a vulnerable group of people. This advertising can be blatant, but alos descirit. This strategy only highlights the positive aspects of the products and draws attention to certain aspects of product or experience.

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  • LGBTQ+ History Month: Reflection and Review
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    This month, October, is a national LGBTQ+ history month. This month is dedicated to reflecting and celebrating LGBTQ+ past. Celebrating LGBTQ+ history month that allows for the agony and disrcimination and trauma that the community has experienced.

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  • Let’s Strive for Cultural Appreciation, Not Appropriation
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    I recently watched a short documentary by Elle, a well-known fashion magazine. It came up in my feed, and some words in the headline attracted my attention: “Braids and Appropriation in America”. The thumbnail image was of a Kardashian wearing cornrows. I clicked on the video and learned that many members of this reality TV […]

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  • Everything Wrong with the Beauty Industry
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    The media surrounding us is geared towards all people. The aging moms who are told they should look younger. The 13-year-olds who are told they need to look older. And everyone else who is told they need to look different, but not different from everyone else. Different from the way they look now. Different in […]

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  • Why Generation Z Is Changing The World
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    Generation Z is one that will change the world. The up and coming Generation Z  includes people born between the year 1995 and 2010. This group of people are almost completely composed of students, who have been educated and have grown up in the age of technology. The internet was made accessible in 1995 and […]

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  • Division and Unity at the 2019 Women’s March
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    In 2017, the largest protest in American history challenged the presidency of Donald Trump. Millions of people marched in Washington DC and across the country. Two years of fighting later, on January 19th, millions of men and women of all ages and backgrounds joined again to march. The Women’s March not only addresses women’s rights […]

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  • Sustainable Holidays
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    Most people view the holiday season as a joyful and fun time. What if it could also be seen as sustainable? The average amount of electricity needed to light a Christmas tree is about the same as it takes to power a 55 inch flat screen TV. To decorate the outside of a house with […]

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  • Artwork Restoration and the Dignity of Art
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    Artwork from hundreds or even thousands of years ago remain on display in museums and exhibits for millions of people to view. Locked away in airtight, glass cases and surrounded by armour and alarms, the world’s most famous pieces of art are contained for their safety. The public is only allowed to view at certain […]

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How Partisan Politics are Shaping the Future Through Education

It’s not a national secret that the quality of public education is unequal across the United States. While the U.S. Department of Education directs federal financial aid, collects data on American schools, and advocates for equal access to education across the nation, the federal government only provides for about 8 percent of the total capital spent on education every year, making states responsible for the majority of financing. Read more →

Howdy’s Homemade Ice Cream: A Store Making a Difference

Tom Landis' "Howdy Homemade Ice Cream" in University Park, Texas is famous for not only their friendly customer service but also their best employees. The entire store and process was created to accommodate people with different abilities. For example, the cash register only accepts bills, simplifying the process of different transactions. Read more →

“Two in Four People are Jewish”

“Two in four people in Brooklyn are Jewish”; that is not a definite fact, but it’s a figure of speech my grandmother claims to be true. She repeats this phrase as a hope, as a reminder, as a prayer, as if in some way saying it makes it true. Read more →