The view from the other side of the fence

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” The New Colossus Seeing these words painted in protest on the newly built, hugely fortified border fence in Playas de…… Continue reading The view from the other side of the fence

Why I Stand Up to Bullies

“What if you found out that the principal had denied access to the gay/straight alliance because of some technicality… a rule the Christian club broke all the time? Would you take a stand for the gay/straight alliance? They have the right to meet at the school under the same rules that give the Christian group…… Continue reading Why I Stand Up to Bullies

My Olympic Rant

So the Olympics are over. A little over 2 weeks ago the world watched the fabulous spectacle that was the opening ceremonies. Then for 16 days the nation was captivated while new stars were born and China sold itself to the world as the new mecca. At the same time there was a large group…… Continue reading My Olympic Rant