Take a moment to think about the Iraq War’s 10-year anniversary

This week marks the 10-year anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War. It is a momentous and solemn occasion, and one that also seems inaccessible to me. I clearly remember when the war began. I was in sixth grade. We discussed the first invasion force that took place on March 20 in class, andContinue reading “Take a moment to think about the Iraq War’s 10-year anniversary”

A Year of Reflection after Trayvon Martin’s Death

It happened a year ago today. A young man named Trayvon Martin was walking home to watch the NBA All-Star Game that Sunday night when a man named George Zimmerman saw him and became suspicious. The details are fuzzy, but we at least know this: He called the police, was instructed not to follow Martin,Continue reading “A Year of Reflection after Trayvon Martin’s Death”