In this special episode, two writers working in TV, Micharne Cloughley and Hannah Rothblatt, discuss their involvement in the WGA strike and what it means for the industry at large.
Slang culture: an immigrant teen’s arch nemesis
Can slang culture even impact an immigrant teen at all?
Extend Your Life 101: Peeling an Orange
In this podcast, you’ll learn all about the revolutionary practice of orange meditation, and how peeling an orange every day may just extend your life.
Outsiders Do Their Best: Soviet Mapping
The U.S.S.R. military undertook a secret global mapping program that endeavored to create maps of areas around the world. These maps were incredibly detailed yet the cartographers in the Soviet program made mistakes.
Speaking on Being ‘Virus Overachievers’
In the very first episode of “Speaking In First Draft,” host Kathryn Destin interviews Mentor Martina Clark about the first draft of her memoir and audiobook “My Unexpected Life: an international memoir of two pandemics, HIV and COVID-19.”
One Moment, Two Perspectives
For our submission, we chose to take a picture everyday (6:30 PM EST and 5:30 PM CST) of whatever was around us at the time. One moment, two perspectives.
How Data Science is Shifting the World of Publishing
Data science is everywhere; I learn about it in class, I read it on the news, and I experience it while surfing the web. But how does data science intersect with writing and publishing?
A mother should never suffer at the hands of her child, so what are we doing to our mother?
Rise for Rohingya
Identify and elaborate on one or more lessons that we have learned from historical genocides or mass persecutions. Can these lessons be applied to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis?
Mental Health Disparities within the Latino Community
This piece examines the biological, cultural, and socioeconomic factors that limit Latinos from receiving mental health treatment.
Human Rights Is A Global Issue, U.S. Take Note
South Korea needs to improve human rights policies for anti-discrimination laws and cleaner air. The U.S. needs to take notice.
Mistranslations, Misinterpretations and Costly Mistakes
Squid Game has had a profound impact as it exposes the Western front to Korean culture and media. Despite Squid Game’s widespread popularity, it does not cover all things related to Korean culture.
The Secret Letter
When asked to write my full name, I am always tempted to include the “ę” in Siębor.
Tangles and Knots: My Life as a Highly Sensitive Person
“Are you okay?” The Hispanic woman wearing a disposable medical apron asks me as she comes back into the x-ray check-up room after scanning my braces. No.
This is the first chapter of a longer science fiction work titled “Lotus Flower.” In the excerpt, the reader is introduced to a scientist and his life’s work.