More than just five stages

January 31, 2020 McKenzie Ward 0

I sat in the cafeteria of the National Archives in Washington, D.C. over my January break when a tsunami of grief swallowed my family. News of my great Aunt Patty’s death poured through the cracks […]

Strive for a 5

December 6, 2019 McKenzie Ward 0

During my four years in high school, I took five Advanced Placement (AP) classes. Advanced Placement is a program run by College Board, a non-profit organization that allows high school students to take college courses […]

What happens when we forget?

November 16, 2019 McKenzie Ward 0

Twelve states. One would think that in the United States, there would be mandatory education about the Holocaust. But currently, there are only 12 states that require it. Massachusetts is not one. According to a […]

Taking ownership of our future

October 25, 2019 McKenzie Ward 0

Truth be told, as an SGA senator, I may be a little biased toward a push for civics classes for high school students.  However, my bias does not lessen the importance of the values civics […]

The truth about Columbus

October 11, 2019 McKenzie Ward 0

How did a man who never even stepped foot in the United States somehow get an entire holiday dedicated to him finding it?  Take everything you learned about Christopher Columbus and throw it out. It […]

A degree is a degree

September 20, 2019 McKenzie Ward 2

The brutally honest truth – when you are 40 years old, no one will actually care where you went to college.  Last year, during my senior year of high school, I was so excited to […]

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