Why You Need To Vote Every Year, Not Just in a Presidential Year

The year 2017 is not a special one when it comes to elections. Wait. What do I mean by special? Special meaning that it’s not a presidential one. In the state of CT, it’s the municipal one. However, that doesn’t mean that it’s not an unworthy election. In my one of my journalism classes backContinue reading “Why You Need To Vote Every Year, Not Just in a Presidential Year”

Ladies, You Deserve Better

You stare at your phone, clicking the home button a thousand times. You’re waiting for a text — from him. Who is this, you may ask? He’s the boy that makes you smile — the person that you need almost as if he was your drug, your nicotine. You need him to breathe, to functionContinue reading “Ladies, You Deserve Better”

Coming Forward and Speaking Out

The Harvey Weinstein scandal caused many women – from actresses to screen writers – to come forward and accuse him of misconduct. As I write this, I am watching CNN, and listening to audio between Weinstein and one of these victims. The audio, just to sum it up, is of a woman stating that sheContinue reading “Coming Forward and Speaking Out”

Why Mental Health Is Important

Hi I’m Natalie, and I have anxiety. Chances are, if you’re already reading this, you already know that. It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week, and I wanted to take a few minutes to drive home the importance of mental health. Because of my experiences with anxiety, it has given me the drive to speak up aboutContinue reading “Why Mental Health Is Important”