Brexit Reaches Africa

On June 23rd, 2016, the United Kingdom shocked the world with its referendum result on the Brexit (British exit).  The UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) was an …

Bridging the Education Gap

What is one of the most effective tools we can use to empower others? Education! I firmly believe that through increased access to education, people can become unstoppable on their …

New Outlook

When I first became involved with Breast Cancer Outreach at Georgetown University, I had no idea what to expect. I had participated in breast cancer fundraisers and events throughout high …

A Day in the Life

I peek outside my door to see if my mother has left. When she does…I TURN MY MUSIC UP TO THE MAXIMUM VOLUME AND DANCE AROUND THE HOUSE IN MY …

Finding Beauty

I know what “beautiful” is. Or rather, I know what society’s perception of beauty is. Thin. Fit. Bright eyes. Perfect smile. Unattainable. I’ve been bombarded with these idealistic standards for …

Right to Education

India, a third-world nation, my motherland, places significant emphasis on education; however, education is not regarded as a guaranteed right. Instead, it is a hard earned and exclusive privilege to …

A Childhood Highlight

I raced to the mailbox, yanking it open. Quickly flipping through assorted bills, advertisements, and other boring adult things, I finally found what I was looking for: the most recent …