Mental Health in Schools

Students, specifically high schoolers, have a much harder time coping with and adapting to their ever-changing environment. With depression on the rise in the U.S., the younger millennial and Gen Z generations seem to be the majority of that makeup. Many factors could have driven the recent spike in depression and anxiety in the U.S.—social media, our current political state, …

Prison Polls: a look into voting disenfranchisement for those still incarcerated

When Ava Duvanay debuted her latest Netflix Series “When They See Us,”  American citizens were forced to reexamine their views on our nation’s incarcerated and challenge racialized stigma of those behind bars. For decades, suffrage for marginalized people affected by voting disenfranchisement has been reformed in many states. For example, this past November, voters in Florida favored giving felons the …

Putin — Statement

Earlier today, Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin announced that he would push through reforms that would shift some of the powers of the presidency to the Russian parliament and the prime minister. Putin intends to let parliament choose candidates for prime minister and the cabinet as well as setting a two-term limit for the presidency.  This reform would severely weaken …

Iran — Statement

While the Blue Club believes that taking out Soleimani was the morally right thing to do, we also believe that it was done without considering the serious consequences of such an action. While this was the correct action to take morally, we believe that it is a strategic mistake that will only serve to significantly escalate tensions and potentially even …