• The goal of our project was to raise awareness and improve the quality of clinics in New York City, a problem that has been around for a long period of time. Our project has been moderately successful in

  • Above I have embedded the presentation that I created as a way to bring awareness to how the lack of a consistent healthcare plan in New York City may have contributed to the exponential rises in sexually

  • Dear Sante,
    I am interested with your post surrounding “The Risk of the Anti-Vaccine Movement,” because of your discussion about why people support the anti-vaccine movement. You also bring up how this support against vaccinating children puts society at a great dilemma.
    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “By refusing your child…[Read more]

  • My story is adapted from the original story The Lion and The Mouse by Aesop. Overall, the story incorporates a mouse going into a lion’s cave, and that lion wanting to eat the mouse. The mouse doesn’t wish to die,

  • Dear Irene:
    I am inspired by your article, “Equal Pay For Equal Work,” because seeing how women are viewed as inferior to men in such an obvious way makes me want to change how the world views them and give them the equality that they have been wanting for so long.

    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “I learned that women in the…[Read more]

  • Dear Tuan:

    I am surprised with your article Don’t Let Peer Pressure Persuade your Opinions and Beliefs,” because of how much I relate to it, as I have witnessed many people crack under peer pressure, much like the way your classmates did. 

    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “The one way to move our society in the right di…[Read more]

  • When gender equality is discussed, the discussions lean towards ideas that will help women be recognized as men’s equals. However, in many other parts of the world, women are seen as inferior to men and are

    • Hey Lesley, I wrote about gender equality too and I absolutely agree with you about the not-so-equal gender equality that is shown in the U.S. today. As you mentioned, women should definitely stand up for themselves for equality, such as equal pay in the workforce as men.

  • Lesley's profile was updated 2 years, 7 months ago

  • Dear Andres:
    I am intrigued by your post because it has opened my eyes to something in the world that sounds much more serious and somewhat terrifying in a way.

    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: ‘The divide between both parties has become more prominent around the nation as videos showing police officers shooting and violently…[Read more]

  • Dear Ryan:
    I am very surprised and pleased with your post because of its truthfulness and dead accuracy.

    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: ‘Time management will be one of your toughest battles. Time can’t be beaten, but it can be tamed.’ This stands out to because I am really, really bad at managing my time because I can get d…[Read more]

  • Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because I agree with most of your requirements to create a good sitcom, and I really do want to know what can really make a sitcom that, for a little while, can take you to a different world and has a deeper meaning and understanding than what meets the eye.

  • Lesley became a registered member 2 years, 7 months ago

  • Lesley became a registered member 2 years, 7 months ago

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