16-year old climate activist, Greta Thunberg of Stockholm, Sweden has become the subject of political debate concerning climate change. On September 23, 2019, she gave a speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York City and called on the leaders of the world to address the growing danger of climate change. "My message is that we'll be watching you," Thunberg said. "This is all wrong. I shouldn't be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us young people for hope. How dare you! You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I'm one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. … [Read more...] about Greta Thunberg: The next generation of change?
By Erin Campbell |Staff Writer| Some students confess they do not have a deep understanding of politics and that they don’t care. Every student’s perspective on politics is different, but equally important. Students and young adults are encouraged by society to become more aware of the politics in their community and understand their voice makes a difference. “On a scale of one to five, five being the most important, voting is a two,” said student Tyler Nguyen. Other students who are more involved understand that the decisions made by politicians and voters do make a difference. “Although I am not highly involved in politics, they affect the things around me, therefore they … [Read more...] about Students confess what politics means to them