Tagged: education

safe

When To Play It Safe Or Take A Risk

  It’s a roller coaster of a world we live in, and the lines are blurred everywhere. There’s an argument and an answer for every side of every question. When it comes to something new, how can you be sure whether to play it safe or take a risk? We...

teens

The Most Common Problems Teens Are Facing Around the World

  The adolescent years in a person’s life are always challenging in some way. Although teens these days still experience many difficulties that previous generations encountered, they are now growing up in a vastly diverse world and face problems that are unique to each individual. Not only do these problems...

smartphone games

Can Playing Smartphone Games Be Beneficial for Students?

As a student, you’ve probably been brought up to believe that playing smartphone games is a distraction from study, something that you should only indulge when you’ve finished all of your work and gotten some free time. Although this is great advice, there are, however, a number of benefits to playing...

ceding the fight

This Is What Happens When You’re Ceding The Fight

Marco Rubio’s feels philosophy is the pre-eminent example of a useless college major. He wants more welders. The anti-intellectualism that runs through the GOP and much of society today is reinforced in the critique of the protests at University of Missouri and Yale. Whether it’s apathy, genuine disinterest, or some...

great society

The Great Society Has Been A Great Success

  In July 2013, roughly 8.9 million disabled workers received an average of $1,130 each month from the Social Security Trust Fund. That is up from roughly 455,000 in 1960 and 4.4 million in 1996. As Joe Califano points out, yet another long lasting benefit Great Society programs.   The...

post-grad life

Maria Chimes In: Episode 5 – Kathy Chun

Killing The Breeze presents Maria Chimes In. This week, co-host Kathryn Tam and I sat down with fellow NYU student and roommate Kathy Chun. Our discussion topic focused on the ‘post grad-life’ — its trials and tribulations, and opportunity for reflection.     Post-Grad Life Kathy, a Hawaii native, is...

black family

When You See A Happy Black Family, Think It’s Normal

  These children without fathers is really the issue here. Why don’t black people start with fixing their own families? Everything starts from there.   Is this you? Please stop. What you are lacking is context. The Black Family is doing great all things considered.   Jamestown was 1607. The...

State of the Union

This Is The 2014 State Of The Union Address

State of the Union Address replay State of the Union fact check State of the Union We have our highest graduation rate in three decades. There have been eight million new jobs created over the past four years, and we currently have the lowest unemployment rate in 5 years. We...