How Period Poverty is Affecting Young Girls in Developing Countries

Period poverty is an epidemic that goes much deeper than lack of menstrual hygiene products. Educating young girls and boys about menstruation has proven to be an imperative part of breaking down stigmas and helping them accept each other and themselves. The definition of period poverty includes lacking not just sanitary products and menstrual hygiene…

Jose Antonio Vargas Speaks at Georgia State, Highlights Campus Protests

Pulitzer-prize winning Jose Antonio Vargas spoke at Georgia State University about his life as a working journalist and undocumented immigrant, highlighting the protests organized by undocumented students on the Georgia State campus earlier this month. Vargas’ impassioned speech was centered upon the frustration of life in the United States as an undocumented immigrant and how…

How Art Education Fits into the Modern School System: Kevin Hsieh

Although art programs are getting less and less attention in schools, no one is more insistent that it is one of the most important parts of the curriculum than Kevin Hsieh. Hsieh, who is from Taiwan, is an art education professor at Georgia State. He grew up around his mother making art, where he said…