Water Under the Bridge by Malek Holland

  A police car pulls up to a gas station and two white officers emerge from the vehicle. The black man standing in front of the gas station slowly places his hands folded behind his head and turns to face the gas station’s brick wall. The officers walk into the …

The Testing Effect by Mikayla Geiger

Imagine it is the night before an exam and you forgot to study. What do you do? Maybe you decide to try to skim through the book or your notes and pick out the things that look important. Or maybe you read the material over and over and over again …

The Story Behind Adoption by Lauren Haynes

Many people grow up, get married and start having children. It’s the “typical” life a person goes on to live. However, it doesn’t seem as though anybody has the plan to grow up, get married, and adopt children. People imagine a family with their own biological children. Although adoption can …

Surrogacy and Womanhood by Stacie Hicks

Many would agree that parenthood is a selfless act. But, selflessness begins the moment when the woman becomes pregnant. It is a great sacrifice to give up one’s body for almost 10 months and to endure all of the emotions that come with pregnancy. But, parents would unanimously agree that …

Swiping for True Love by Carol Brown

From the start of online dating in the 1990’s, dating has evolved to not being limited to people who surround each other (Cali, Coleman, Campbell 1). With virtual dating, the “fish in the sea” has no end. Singles can access dating sites from personal computers and even on smartphones. Not …