An Analysis of Whiteness As Color Vs Whiteness As A Field of Study —

Whiteness is much more than just the skin color of a caucasian person; it is the standard by which people of the world are measured by and compared to. One of the many instances we see through history where whiteness has proven to be much more than a racial category, is how the Irish and Italians were not at one point considered white. Many Italian and Irish people were discriminated against because of the stereotypical beliefs and prejudice thoughts held against people who did not conform…

The Need for Africana Studies Framework in Psychology


Carly Schimmel

March 26th, 2019

Throughout history, Africana people have had an abundance of monumental achievements. In reality, they built the foundation for so much of our world physically, structurally and more. Unfortunately, most of these achievements have been miscommunicated and belittled from being taught through a eurocentric way rather than an africentric way. All subjects throughout the world would benefit tremendously by being taught africentrically and using the framework of Africana studies to provide a different perspective, learning more clearly about the subjects. …

No matter how many newscasters or meteorologists predict a certain storm, the outcome of that storm never actually plays out the way it was originally thought to. That single storm results in a multitude of impacts on a variety of places, depending on the size or catagory. It may provide relief to a droughted area in one part of the US, but may touch down as a tornado in other parts of the country, or even present itself as a sunshower preceding a captivating rainbow in others. The unpredictability and varying impacts of a storm is similar to that of…

“Beat Plastic Pollution” by Loi Lone

Pollution on our planet has become a prominent issue throughout the world, yet, humans still produce and buy products that harm our environment and different ecosystems. One of the largest pollutants in our oceans’ waters are plastics. In 2014, plastic production exceeded 300 million tons and if the current growth of 5% per year continues, by 2050, 33 billion tons of plastic will be on the planet. Whether we notice it or not, most of the plastics polluting our oceans are caused directly by us and the products we use (See “Beat Plastic Pollution” by Loi Lone). …

Carly Schimmel

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