Investing in yourself

February 18, 2021 McKenzie Ward 0

So 2020 was my year of “What else could possibly go wrong?” and I swear God gave me another six traumatic events and simply told me, “Deal with it.”   By October, I was mentally drained. […]

Where is justice?

February 4, 2021 McKenzie Ward 0

Jan. 6 truly felt like a movie as I watched as the Capitol Building was stormed for the first time since 1814 when British troops set fire to it and other government buildings during the […]

‘Bring back manly men’

December 4, 2020 McKenzie Ward 0

I always thought I could never love Harry Styles more than I did when I was 11 years old and discovered “What Makes You Beautiful” by One Direction. Then I saw the December issue of […]

Don’t split the vote

October 23, 2020 McKenzie Ward 0

We are now less than two weeks from an election that will arguably be one of the most historic most of us will ever experience. Although I was not originally thrilled when I realized that […]

My uterus, my choice

October 9, 2020 McKenzie Ward 0

As I scrolled aimlessly through Facebook last Thursday night, something caught my eye. “An open message to my Republican colleagues.” It was a Facebook post from Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth urging her Republican colleagues not […]

A thank you to the women before me

October 2, 2020 McKenzie Ward 0

On Sept. 18, the Associated Press reported, “Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87.” At first, I didn’t believe it. Although I knew Justice Ginsburg had faced several health complications over the years, […]

No time for “I don’t care”

September 18, 2020 McKenzie Ward 0

One of the most exciting days of my elementary school career was during early November in 2008 in my 1st grade teacher’s classroom. I understand how that may be considered oddly specific, but I remember […]

A battle with a mirror

May 1, 2020 McKenzie Ward 0

“Quarantine 15 is the new freshmen 15.” “Due to coronavirus, my summer body will be postponed until 2021.” “If you haven’t lost weight all quarantine, you can only blame yourself. There’s still time to make […]

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