The Bench: In Conversation With the Show-runner, Robert Galinsky

By Editorial Team January 25, 2018 “Thinking differently is not enough for me–I want doing differently.” About Robert Galinsky: Robert Galinsky is a contributing writer to The Fresh Toast, is Head Speaker Coach for TEDxTeen, TEDxFultonStreet, and teaches writing and performance…

Trying to Be White: A Social Epidemic

By ITTECA KHAN January 8, 2018 “The skin lightening business garners a monstrous TEN billion dollars a year by exploiting not only personal insecurities but also the global after effects of colonialism and white supremacy.” “With her curly black hair…

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, How Sustainable are Thy Branches?

By STEPHANIE MOY January 1, 2018 “However, with 78% of American households displaying Christmas trees each year, prohibiting the tradition is not realistic. Instead, environmentalists should focus on the carbon footprint of each tree, the number of years it will…

Be A Man, Be A Man, Be A Man: Even If It Means To Not Be You

By NICOL SHOUP HERRERA August 2, 2017 “Women are undoubtedly the oppressed gender. However, this does not mean that there are certain gender roles men can feel pressure to conform to.” These gender roles lead to what we think are…

Nine Ways to Avoid Getting Raped: Keep Your Knees Together

By NIDA ALI August 1, 2017 “This is obviously satire. No woman is at fault for rape. No woman is ever asking for rape. And no woman deserves to get raped.” Canadian judge tells rape victim, she should’ve kept her…