Dear Highlander: Midterms?

Dear Highlander,   My midterms are coming up, and I am really stressed. Just thinking about them makes me feel anxious and sweaty. I feel like I am drowning in studies even though I’m behind…

The Murky Waters of Environmental Regulation

A Gallup poll indicated the number one and two environmental issues causing a “great deal of concern” among Americans are the pollution of drinking water and the pollution of rivers, lakes and reservoirs, respectively. This…

Dr. Doom’s Fight to Take Down Crypto!

A Senate committee hearing, “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem”, set for October 11, heard a testimony from Nouriel Roubini regarding his opinions on blockchain and cryptocurrency. Roubini, an American economist—perhaps better known known as…

Growing Pains

What I am going to say next will likely be an unpopular opinion: I am going to miss school.   Rest assured—I will not miss the incessant studying or the stress over common exams. Instead, I…

The Kid Who Bought Everyone Chips

  When I was a kid, my parents would move around a lot, so I’d end up switching schools every two to three years. All that moving and constantly being the new kid eventually did…

My Safe Haven

  I come from a small suburban town about forty minutes west of New York City, giving me an easy way to describe where I live to those who aren’t from here. My town lies…

Trip to the Land of the Yankees

  My heart jumps into my tummy. I look around.  Everyone on board seems unbothered except these two innocent kids, sitting next to me with their mom, probably in her forties. They grip her hands…