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Munchin’ on my Spoon

In the article, Ready to Be Spoon Fed?, (Upfront November 21, 2022) I learned that companies are now making edible utensils. As our planet continues to be harmed because of the plastic we use, new innovations such as edible spoons and forks are being made to reduce the amount of plastic being thrown into the garbage. These utensils are made […]

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Starbucks makes way for the Deaf

In the article, “A New Kind of Starbucks,” (Upfront January 28, 2019) I learned that in Washington D.C. there was a sign language-only Starbucks recently opened for those who are deaf or hard of hearing. At this store, all employees are fluent in American Sign Language. There is no music in this location and the store was remodeled to fit […]

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Providing for Your Children From Afar

In the article, “ The Children Left Behind” (Upfront, Smith, 2020) I learned that many parents from Venezuela are leaving their children in order to try and support them from afar. The reason that they are leaving their homes is because they are not making enough money to support themselves and their children and parents. You may think that it […]

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Are We Close To Ending Poverty?

In the article, “Can We End Extreme Poverty?” (Upfront, Smith, 2022) I learned that poverty around the world is a great issue. Extreme poverty to the World Bank is considered as living on $1.90 a day. In 1990, poverty was a big issue. About 36 percent of people worldwide were living in poverty. But as of 2017, only about 9 […]

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Do Sports help your Mental health relief or add to it?

In the article “Raising Their Voices” (Upfront, Gross, 2021) I learned that we all may know sports are a fantastic way to get yourself involved and out there. They serve to distract you from anything going on around you. When you are playing in a match or a game your main focus, your main priority is on the game. Playing […]

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