Do Something

It wasn’t but a few months ago that I chose to write a blog post about the issue of gun violence in the United States. Schools, movie theaters, churches, concerts, and clubs are just a few of the many public places that have become common settings for senseless acts of gun violence. Mass shootings in … More Do Something

#PrayingfortheWorld

Today my heart is heavy. Yesterday, my heart was heavy- and the day before that. “Is it because I’m now old enough to understand the terrors of the world?” A question I always ask myself, especially on tragic days like yesterday was, when I can’t quite fathom the hate that resides in so many people … More #PrayingfortheWorld

People kill people. Guns kill people. People use guns to kill people.

Gun. Does that word make you nervous? Uneasy? Sad? Disappointed? Afraid? Well, if you live in the United States and have read the news or visited social media in the past few weeks, it should make you feel one, if not all, of those things. Writing about gun control is something I’ve contemplated ever since … More People kill people. Guns kill people. People use guns to kill people.

#thiscouldBU…though I really hope it won’t be.

Sexual assault on college campuses today is as prominent as ever. As a female college student, it is both terrifying and disappointing that we are constantly reminded to be careful of guys at parties, to not drink too much so that guys don’t take advantage of us and that if we too become victims, our campuses … More #thiscouldBU…though I really hope it won’t be.