My Fast Food Nightmare

My Fast Food Nightmare

Three years ago, when my grandmother fell ill, I chose to delay my studies to work full time at McDonald’s to pay for her prescriptions and medical care. I knew at the time that my starting pay of $7.45 an hour wouldn’t be enough to live on. I even knew that I’d have...
Hollywood Won’t Destroy Sexism, But We Can

Hollywood Won’t Destroy Sexism, But We Can

This month’s Golden Globes were the first awards ceremony held since #MeToo went viral. To commemorate it, celebrities brought social justice activists along as their plus-ones, and many more wore black to show support with the Time’s Up movement, a new...
A New Year’s Resolution: Time to Speak Up

A New Year’s Resolution: Time to Speak Up

As we go into a new year, I have a resolution. I’m going to speak up more when men do things that make me uneasy. Take the other day, for example. I really like my neighbor. I also have no interest in dating him. It’s nothing against him, really. But I...
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