The Problem with Celebrating Columbus Day

On Monday, October 12, many schools, colleges, and workplaces around the nation observed Columbus Day, a federal holiday initially designed to celebrate the discovery of America by European explorer Christopher Columbus. The holiday was first federally recognized in 1934, but in the years since then, 14 states and Washington D.C. have replaced the holiday with… Read More The Problem with Celebrating Columbus Day

Let Them Play

“Let them play.” These three words were written on almost every poster that surrounded the Connecticut State Capitol building on Wednesday,  September 9, 2020. Football players, cheerleaders, parents, and even some coaches from around the state, were there to rally against the decision of canceling the fall football season. The previous night, Governor Lamont tweeted… Read More Let Them Play

School Anxiety: Tips and tricks on how to ease your anxious feelings

Anxiety is one of the biggest challenges students are facing today, and chances are even you may have noticed an increase in anxiety since the beginning of school. A queasy stomach, headaches, and trouble breathing are just a few of the many symptoms of anxiety that can make it extremely difficult to focus and learn… Read More School Anxiety: Tips and tricks on how to ease your anxious feelings