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

When I was a kid, I was lucky enough to take advantage of the free counseling offered at my school. Having grown up in an impoverished community, the service was necessary to help me process the traumas that come with being poor. With many schools remaining closed due to covid-19, access to counseling and therapy is contingent on financial privilege; not everyone can afford therapy, let alone Internet access for online mental health services. Poor kids need a space to process their feelings, and that space shouldn’t be “pay-to-enter.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg changed the country we live in. Now is our chance to honor that work.

It’s time to turn our grief into fuel for change

Coronavirus helped me rekindle my relationship with running. But it’s complicated.

When I was younger, I loved to run but obsessed over my weight

I’ve survived working from home in a studio apartment for 6 months. Here’s how.

My boyfriend and I had some misadventures along the way