Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

During the fall and winter months, parents and children are often encouraged to donate to school food drives. Unfortunately, many parents use these as an opportunity to clean out their pantry. When I was in middle school and high school, my mother and I received food donations, which sometimes included expired and unlabeled food, as well as rusted cans. Being more conscious of your donations can directly help the person on the receiving end.

It’s not my job to absolve your white guilt

It should not take our deaths for people to realize our worth

Meet Qahera, the Muslim superheroine fighting bigots instead of comic book villains

She was created by Egyptian illustrator and designer Deena Mohamed

I left New York City at the start of the pandemic. Now that I’m returning, I wonder what life will look like.

There’s so much about the city that I’ve missed