Category Archives: Student Diplomats

The Trump Effect

Donald Trump is making it okay to be a jerk

I’m an asshole on Facebook. This is not news to folks who know me. In real life I like to think that I’m a pretty nice guy but on the…

Is veganism the best way to be a #GlobalCitizen?

There is no doubt that eating less meat and dairy products from the over-industrialized farms that plague our world today is definitely a step towards a healthier lifestyle change. Not…

Becoming a Global Citizen

How Music Can Help Make a Difference

On September 26, 2015, Global Citizen had its fourth annual festival in the Great Lawn in Central Park with an astonishing crowd of 60,000 fans. This festival is not just…

The 50Hz Show

WMSC's New Outlet for Bass Music

After a long break I am finally back at WMSC with my own show on Friday Nights from 10pm-1am. For those unaware I used to appear on WMSC to DJ…

Feminism in the UN

Activist and Actor Emma Watson's Fight Towards Equality

For about 65 years, the UN procures prominent people in the media to bring awareness to what is happening around the world to encourage recognition of these issues. Many celebrities…

Until it Happens to You

Facing Reality

On February 28 of 2016, 50 survivors of sexual assault took the stage with Lady Gaga at the 88th Annual Academy Awards. What followed was a performance that immediately became…

Leonardo DiCaprio: Best actor and best humanitarian award?

Leonardo DiCaprio discusses climate change in Oscar acceptance speech.

The 2016 Academy Awards, or “Oscars”, was a very exciting and eventful night. Many actors went on to win their second or third Oscar award, while Leonardo DiCaprio finally won…

Treating Mental Illness Like the Chronic Illness it is

The Road to the Mental Health Equity Act

Today, nearly 25 percent of Americans are affected by mental illness and addiction. Former Rhode Island U.S. Representative, Patrick J. Kennedy is one of them. In May of 2006, the…

The Real-Life Superhero

Their effectiveness, and impact on a modern society

Superheroes. We dream about becoming them. We fantasize of one swooping from the skies to save us. And right now, they do live among us. Of course they don’t have…

America’s Race to the Bottom

Science denial in America is undercutting our claim to be the "Greatest country in the world"

I can think of few times in recent memory when I was so embarrassed to be an American as when I first saw this video of United States Senator Jim…