The Social Media Comfort Zone

Written by Marisa Tirado // My Instagram and Facebook accounts intentionally exclude my collections of prickly feelings toward the government’s decisions or frustrations with Christianity’s “oops” moments. I’m among the many who are too often guilty of judging the hyper-political social media users, scrolling through their feeds thinking, “Really? Another passive aggressive HuffPost article?” I … Continue reading The Social Media Comfort Zone

Theme Overview: Media’s Platform for Justice

Media: It’s a huge, nebulous word. We consume media each and every day, whether we’re scrolling through our Facebook feeds or hearing a song on the radio. We’re continuously creating and curating in our own ways and through our own platforms. But how can those platforms be used to elevate and awaken—whether we have 10 … Continue reading Theme Overview: Media’s Platform for Justice

Recovering a Childhood in a Syrian Refugee Camp

Written by Janice Leung // The wind blows over the hot desert sand. The makeshift tents sway to the rhythm of the unseen source of power. Sometimes nature strikes viciously, sometimes the air stands still. When the storm rages, it sends life into chaos. Chaos of disorder, destruction, and uncertainty.   // Khaled is a … Continue reading Recovering a Childhood in a Syrian Refugee Camp