November 2020

Lights On, Peoria Discusses Community Activism

Lights On, Peoria Discusses Community Activism by Alexander Martin Click HERE for the full interview video. Students participating in Peoria Public Schools’ “Lights On, Peoria” interviewed Alexander Martin. Martin is a member of the newly formed Peoria Guild of Black Artists, an arts activist, and has an MFA in printmaking from Bradley University.How does an artist …

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Virtual Volunteering

Virtual Volunteering by Trent Miles Engaging in community service offers students an opportunity to become active members of their community. It also has a lasting positive effect on society as a whole. Community service or volunteerism helps students improve their life skills and gain valuable experience, while providing critical services to those who need it …

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Tickled Pink?

Tickled Pink? by Kratika Tandon Tina Fey’s character in the television show “30 Rock” was right: “Being a woman is the worst.” From the catcalls to the pay gap, mansplaining to periods, the over-sexualization to the inherent inability to open tight jars—it just can’t get any worse than this. Right? Think again.  Introducing the “pink tax”: half …

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