Living As A Light

I’m sure by now you have heard about the passing of actor and comedian, Robin Williams. Williams, who was 63, was found unconscious and not breathing inside his home in Tiburon, California, on Monday, August 11, 2014. He was pronounced dead of suspected suicide. Since then an outpouring of mourning, remembrance and sadness has been [...]

Education and Innovation: Why We Should Invest More in Our Schools

Gaze up into the dark velvet blanket of sky that is decorated with an arrangement of shimmering diamonds. What appears before you is just the front door to the rest of an entire unknown universe. The possibilities of life, other worldly knowledge and further innovation is knocking and waiting for someone to open it. Although [...]

A Youthful Voice

A Youthful Voice

I was armed with my laptop streaming live coverage of the event through various web and news sites, I listened to my phone streaming special live coverage from NPR, and I kept in touch with friends watching the election unfold through Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and text. We were all pumped and excited to the point [...]

Who Should College Students Vote For In This Coming Election?

As Published in Cal Poly Pomona's Uloop. Both the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention came and went sowing seeds of patriotic pride for their own political party and a boost of enthusiasm for the coming Presidential election. The candidates spoke behind pedestals, buttons and silly hats were passed out to the conventions’ [...]

Today We Remember 9/11

Eleven years ago our nation was changed forever. And as the country watched their television screens in utter shock, we stood in fear for our loved ones and when we found out that it all was intentional, we wondered why anyone would commit such an act. After the attacks on 9-11 our country has come together [...]

Ron Paul and the Youth Vote

Ron Paul 2012—it sounded more like a joke back in the 2008 Presidential election when the youth vote was first encouraged with popular social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Obama had a leg up with his more youthful and relatable approach to his campaign, and poor Ron Paul was never let into the discussion [...]