1.3 Million Reasons Student Homelessness Needs More Attention

By: Vanessa Lauren More than 4.2 million adults 18-24 struggle with housing insecurity. 1.3 million are students. 500,000 end up dropping out of school. 100 Las Vegas organizations focused on putting an end to homelessness, yet the numbers continue to rise. “I have served at least 120 students suffering from the risk of homelessness and/ or […]

Covid-19 From the Eyes of a Frontline Worker

Nearing it’s one year old birthday, Covid-19 has upturned the lives of millions of Americans, and over 250,000 lives have been lost. Entire infrastructures from the service industry to schooling have been severely affected by the pandemic due to shutdowns, and in the midst of this country’s third wave, and talks about a second round […]

Netflix and Chill? More Like Back Pain and Insomnia

By: Hailey Foster “I often feel the effects of watching tv physically, most of the time it’s being tired from sitting down so much or my body feeling numb. There does come a feeling of regret from sitting down so much because I feel as though I wasted time,” says Christian Arroyo Rios, a 21-year-old who attends […]

What Does it Take For A Farm to be Certified USDA Organic?

Have you ever thought of the steps it takes into creating the certified organic produce we see in the grocery market? Creating a USDA Organic farm is much more daunting than most of the consuming public would think. It takes years, acres of land, knowledge, and thousands of dollars to begin producing fully certified USDA […]

Environmental Effects on Eating Organic

If you type, “Environmental Effects on Eating Organic” into your Google search, you will see many different opinions and views. Upon your search, you will also find out that every other article states different claims. After digging a bit deeper, it seems as if there is not one clear answer on if it is good […]

Pesticide Consumption and Concerns

Grocery store trips can seem like a daunting task when you’re concerned about what you’re consuming. In today’s world, you have to worry about every label, ingredient, brand, and even packaging. One main component in our produce most people are becoming aware of, is pesticides. The Center of Ecogenetics and Environmental Health states, “Pesticides are […]