Art: What it Really Means

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What is art? Is it that painting sitting on your bedroom wall? Or that poem you wrote in tenth grade because your mom pissed you off? Or that Emily Dickinson piece you absolutely hated because it made no sense? Or the family drawing your five year old cousin made that still makes you feel things?…

Poet X and the Importance of Deviant Diverse Representation in Literature

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Have you been reading any new novels or poems lately? If yes, there’s a high chance that you’ve been introduced to characters that are diverse and belong to one or many marginalized communities. Literature with diverse characters, plots, settings, and overall storytelling have soared in popularity due to the increasing and timely demand for more…

The Impact of Food Deserts

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The community grocery store; a place of familiarity for a household at any given time. Your typical grocery store, one that you visit at least once a week, either to get groceries or for the quick last-minute pickup, is a place that has become almost a second home for a lot of people.  While being…