Many teens, even if they don’t realize it, with professional parents have, if not a built-in network, a built-in understanding of professional environments that they can carry with them for their own careers.
Since I didn’t grow up during the 1970s, I can’t say firsthand, but that is not a decade that is typically thought of a Golden Age for much of anything.
Aside from the fact that it doesn’t even make business sense for a company to cut out the 69 percent of Americans who are plus-size, not to mention the growing ranks of people overseas, there’s a clear double standard between the treatment of women’s bodies and men’s bodies.
There was a lot to read on the subject of social issues this week.
We need to move away from seeing someone’s size and assuming that we know absolutely anything about their health or lifestyle.
Called Highmark Charter School, the K-9 school is supposed to teach students how to budget, supply and demand, and financial literacy in general.
Instead of making it easier, it’s often made more difficult for women to access contraception and sexual health information
People are always trying to find things to pinpoint the blame on when discussing the country’s failing schools, some more politically correct than others.
When do we ever get to evade that public ownership?
It’s a really cool idea, one that I hope can be honed for future campaigns, but there are several problems with it.
All of the links that we thought were worthy of notice last week (or, more honestly, that we noticed last week).
Yale University recently joined the list of 36 other universities that cover sex-reassignment surgeries.
Girls with an interest in programming will be able to see themselves and be encouraged to pursue this field.
Did you just say the word “Screech” out loud because you’re confused by this mission? I thought you might’ve.
Imagine a world where being homosexual was the norm and heterosexuality was considered disgusting and those who are heterosexual are called ‘breeders’ and condemned to hell.
After the tear-flowing experience that was The God of Small Things, we were ready for a less heart-wrenching read this month.
Honestly, we could go on for days about religion, post-colonial India, castes and a hundred other things that somehow are incorporated so gently into this story.
Though we are constantly hammered over the head by proclamations of students’ ineptitude compared to other countries, it seems that the picture is not nearly as clear as proponents of charter schools would like us to think.
As many as 100,000 drug dealers recently roamed the streets of Rio de Janeiro.
We don’t have the time to cover everything in social issues during the week, but here are the best of what we found that was already written.
Is it better or worse than you thought?
Here is a list of articles that I’ve found illuminating, informative and plain irritating.
Called Live NF, the plan is to entice people to live in Niagara Falls by paying off their student loans.
LinkedIn doesn’t need to be cool or even to look cool, for that matter, even if the site’s recent facelift is pretty sweet – because the alternatives don’t fix the underlying problem.
A recent study found that, when looking at the effect of one program on children in Bolivia, Guatemala, India, Kenya, the Philippines and Uganda, children were 27 to 40 percent more likely to graduate from secondary school.