From Dreams to Reality: The Cloak of Invisibility

Given that it’s Monday, I knew I was going to need something to get me through this day. And I think I found it. Today I discovered what my little five-year-old self always hoped for: magic is real. All of the cool kids out there know the premise behind invisibility cloaks. Utilized through myth and […]

Is the World Cup Masking Brazil’s True Identity?

As the longstanding tradition of soccer unfolds onto Brazil this week, fans could not be more thrilled. If the Brazilian team – a team that has won five times – could achieve victory on their own turf, I am certain soccer fans everywhere would be ecstatic, especially given that Brazil is closely related to the […]

Newsworthy Wednesday: A Vaccination Revolution?

This is a paper I composed for my social entrepreneurship class, but I found the technology so fascinating that I thought I would share it with you all. I’m hoping that this innovation will bring a vast amount of positive change to our world. Over 50 percent of the world’s population is currently living in […]

Gridlock in Washington

I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. – Thomas Jefferson The nation’s capital is facing a dire situation – Congress is in gridlock. Nothing is getting done, change is not coming, and America is not […]

We’re in the Middle of a Drought, Fiona!

It’s official. We Californians are in a drought. This morning, Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency because well, simply put, it’s been a dry, dry year. In 2013, California had its driest year in recorded history. Something to celebrate? I should say not. The last time things looked this bleak was in 1977. Remember […]