Change needs to occur if we want better conditions for the animals, the planet, and ourselves. There is a big, and reluctant, question that this often leads to for many: do I need to stop eating meat and become a vegetarian or vegan?Read More A Call for Change: Targeting Industrialized Animal Agriculture
Written by Austin Dilley In the late fall of 2018 the hashtags #GiletsJaunes and #yellowvest began trending on Twitter. The hashtags served as a rallying cry for a wave of mass protests in France, spurred by a diesel tax meant to curb France’s CO2 emissions in accordance with goals set out by the 2016 Paris […]Read More The Yellow Vests Protested for 16 Weeks: What Happened?
Written By: Najwa Jamal Climate change and global warming: The end of our planet as we know it. Buried amongst these statements of our dire reality are questions of blame and responsibility. It was not always clear who should shoulder the blame, and it still isn’t. But emerging from the mountains of trash (25% of […]Read More Greening The Dark Future: Questioning Corporate Capitalism
Written by Najwa Jamal This is a letter to myself, and more importantly, to whoever is listening. Horror. Panic. Anxiety. Will I live to see my children grow up in a world consumed by climate-caused destitution? A world full of poverty, food shortages, environmental decimation, a complete and utter obliteration of all things as we […]Read More A Letter to Those Responsible
Written by Vera Ting Just days before Thanksgiving this year, five shootings took place across America. Given the recent slew of domestic terror attacks — which also includes a series of bomb threats and two other high-profile shootings in Pennsylvania and California — a reevaluation of the conversation on gun laws in America seems to […]Read More Where is the Conversation on Gun Rights Now?
Written by Dezi Hall As a person of color moving within predominantly white institutions (PWIs), I’ve always stuck out like a sore thumb. My middle and high schools were majority white and taught me that I would not always be well-received, especially as an artist. Over the years I’ve encountered other students of color who […]Read More Nobody Wins When the Family Feuds: Brown and Black Voices at Predominantly White Institutions
by Gabrielle Berbey How do we define the relationship we have with our bodies and is it even something that needs a definition? In recognition of Eating Disorder Awareness week, The 100 Days Initiative spent three hours in the Campus Center with Bard’s Wellness Committee, interviewing students about their feelings surrounding self-love, institutionalized shame, and […]Read More The Unspoken Conversation: Navigating the obscured landscapes of our bodies