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Teach your children to save

April 12th is teach your children to save day. Honestly, I need to learn this lesson myself. I'm sure I'm not the only one in this situation. Our finances are extremely tight lately because of my health issues. I had to take some time off and what the insurance company covers is much less than... Continue Reading →

Human Space Flight

April 12th is the International Day of Human Space Flight. Over 200 astronauts have stepped into the vacuum of space over the years. Yuri Gagarin, a Russian astronaut, was the first man in space on April 12th 1961. He made an hour and 48 minutes orbital flight in the Vostok 1 spacecraft. Can you imagine... Continue Reading →

Pro-life isn’t pro-life at all

Pro-life isn't pro-life at all. It's about controlling women's bodies. The reason why I say this is that pro-lifers aren't around once a child is born and doesn't worry about mother and baby dying because of a medical issue that could have been resolved with an abortion. Let's make something clear, abortion is a safe,... Continue Reading →

Why we should put more value science?

Too many people dismiss real scientific research by simply stating that they don't trust the source, yet are ready to trust what someone with no credential said on social media. Stop spreading this ridiculous and incorrect information. For example, this wave of anti-vaxxing is now placing the entire planet in danger. It is incredibly heartbreaking... Continue Reading →

Who was Elizabeth Blackwell?

Elizabeth Blackwell was the first American woman (originally from England) to go to medical school and she was admitted as a joke. Yes, you read that right. This brave woman who believed she could achieve anything applied to Geneva Medical School in 1847, but male students though it was a prank so they all voted... Continue Reading →

Why are so many students homeless?

Most people don't realize that many students are homeless. So why is this happening? Why are so many students homeless? Unfortunately, for a shocking number of students, the college and university experience means living in your car to avoid massive debt. By the time they pay for tuition and books it’s hard to come up... Continue Reading →

Gender identity and sexual orientation

Is it right to introduce gender identity and sexual orientation in the classroom? Are these concepts too complex for children, or is teaching them a helpful way to promote greater acceptance and tolerance? Children have a better capacity to understand and accept than we give them credit for. In the first grade, my child's teacher... Continue Reading →

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