The Ethical Discussion of CRISPR Use: GMOs, Risks, and Ableism
This essay was written on the ethics of CRISPR for a gene editing class with a focus on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and ableism in STEM.
Do’s and Don’ts of Disability: The Basics!
Here is a general guide to new people to the community from first-hand accounts! Disclaimer: These are not universal and every disability/individual is unique! It doesn’t hurt to ask questions; CW/TW: ableism.
Scared to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine?
There have been rampant conspiracy theories, doubts, and fear about taking the COVID-19 vaccine. There are doubts, unknown information, and speculation as to whether or not it is even worth taking. But before you let fear get the best of you, here are the reasons why you need to take the vaccine–if you can–and some…
The Worst Live-Action Adaptation of the Decade
Fate: The Winx Saga – The Worst Live-Action Adaptation of the Decade: A comprehensive breakdown by character comparing to the Winx Club cartoon.
A collaborative break-up piece by friend, Joseph Volpe and I!
Confused about COVID-19 safety? Here are some tips to help!
Edited and fact-checked by Mark BrunoShareable Twitter ThreadScreen reader friendly version below: Confused about safety during COVID-19?Here are the basics!Resources for this infographicCDC.govWHO (World Health Organization)Local Health DepartmentsStay home, wash your hands, stay 6 feet apart, and wear a maskYou can do necessities:Groceries/foodPost officeYou can do wants, but know the following are high risk no…
Amaru: self-love through gaming with a virtual companion
While scrolling casually through Twitter, I came across a Kickstarter campaign talking about a Amaru: The Self-Care Virtual Pet and was immediately intrigued. Like most Tweeters, I’m an animal-lover, so I clicked. Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, the game company, Six Wing Studios, developed the game in the hopes of helping those with mental health…
Who You Are
You are not your body. You are your perseverance. You are not your ignorance. You are your strive to learn. You are not your work. You are what you try. You are not your income. You are your self-worth. You are not your vanity. You are how you perceive others. You are not beneath anyone.…
Dear Closeted Millennial & Gen Z
Dear Closeted Millennial and Gen Z, I’m watching the end of an I.D. Discovery show with my parents when a commercial about the impeachment comes on. I get up to leave when my mom says, “What? Mad Trump didn’t get impeached?” This is nothing new; people like to start debates, sometimes in your own house.…
The Beauty of Sign
There’s something a little more special and a little more warm about sign language. Languages spoken around the world involve the culture of the people that speak it. Slang terms, greetings, short-hand, and more can be affiliated with certain groups of people. There’s the way that Italians — like myself — will flail their hands…