What I Learned About Race From Going To See ‘Get Out,’ Learning It Was Sold Out, And Going To See ‘Lego Batman’ Instead

Last night I finally went to my local movie theater to go see the movie Get Out, the popular thriller that has been widely praised for examining painful and complex truths about the relationship between white people and black people in the United States. Unfortunately, Get Out was sold out, and so I had to buy a…

Doing Its Part: This Nonprofit Is Encouraging Girls To Pursue Careers In Science By Infecting Them With A Disease With No Known Cure

Why aren’t there more women in science? Well, a huge part of the problem is that girls just aren’t encouraged to study STEM as much as boys are. And that won’t change unless someone steps up to the plate, which is why this incredible nonprofit is getting girls to pursue careers in science by infecting them with a…

Gone, But Not Forgotten: This 17-Year-Old Was Tragically Killed In A Car Accident, So His High School Started A Scholarship Fund For Students That Look Like Him

When 17-year-old Lafeyette High School junior Tom Niday passed away in a car accident two years ago, an entire community was devastated. Universally beloved by peers and teachers, Tom touched the lives of everyone around him. Now, in a powerful tribute, his school is honoring his memory by establishing the Tom Niday…

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