Did You Know: Computer Programming Was a Woman’s Job

By Catelen Wu March 28, 2018 “Originally, developing software was not deemed as important as developing hardware, thus, it was a job that females were expected to want to do.” Ada Lovelace is regarded as the first computer programmer –…

Keeping Up With Everything But the Kardashians

By NIDA ALI March 25, 2018 “Look at the person who is practically invisible, admire their character, read a book, read the news, talk to strangers, smile at love ones and keep up with what is good and important in…

Rosa Parks Day: Stop Being An Abusive Husband, America

By NIDA ALI March 23, 2018 “On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks said one word that put her name down in history books for years to come. She said, “No.” No to racism, no to injustice, no to inhumanity, no…

White Skin is the Wrong Skin: How to Pick the Right Foundation Shade

By HIBBA MAHMUD March 22, 2018 “From a beauty perspective, having the wrong shade of foundation can be detrimental to your look. Having a visibly lighter foundation makes the person appear ashy and grey, whereas a darker foundation makes a…

Islam, The Truth: A Narrative on Being A Muslim

By EEMA MANZOOR March 19, 2018 “Islam is not as simple as just a belief, it is a religion of knowledge as well as action. This means that Islam integrates into every aspect of our lives.” I’m not sure how…

#WCW: Margaret Hamilton, The Woman That Led Neil Armstrong to the Moon

By NICOL SHOUP HERRERA March 15, 2018 “Hamilton was an integral part of America’s mission to the moon–an endeavor that cost $24 billion dollars, and took 400,000 people to complete.” On November 22, 2016, President Obama awarded Margaret Hamilton the…

3 Billion Under 30: An Inspiring Book on Some of the Most Successful Under 30s

By KRYSTYNA OLSZEWSKA March 13, 2018 “Kleinert says he hopes that readers will “really take to heart all these stories and strategies that are shared and then use those to have more impact in their life”, much like the people…

Going to a CUNY: Not Your Average Experience

By: ITTECA KHAN March 12, 2018 “CUNY is made up of many well renowned and respected universities that give our nation’s top private schools a run for their money. This school system aims to provide high quality and affordable education…

What is the single most underrated trait a person can have?

By Niklas Göke March 11th, 2018 “It is the art of being okay when life sucks because you’re removed from the expectation that it pans out a certain way.” Which option do you prefer? I flip a coin. Heads, I give…

School is an Absolute Nightmare As an Autistic Person

By NATALIE March 9th, 2018 “School is an absolute nightmare as an autistic person with a speech impediment, bad hearing, bad eyesight, the attention span of a 5-year-old, and horrible memory.” “Natalie, you still gotta bring the sheet.” *silence* “NATALIE?”…

Straws: An Environmental Hazard

By Huda Ayaz March 8th, 2018 “According to NPS, Americans use 500 MILLION straws every day–and that’s just in America.” “I’d like a cheeseburger and french fries. Oh, and can I get Coke with that?” Upon receiving your order, grabbing a random seat, eating…

Tipping: Get it Together!

By HIBBA MAHMUD March 7th, 2018 “According to the New York State Department of Labor, all tipped employees make a minimum of $7.50 per hour.” Dear Customer, Whenever a tourist reads a guidebook on the USA, one of the most…