Quiet

By Julia Kemp It’s the crinkle of branches as you wander through a forest Or the pitter patter of a squirrel across a wooden fence. It’s the sound of a page turning in a book And the still whistle of the wind through green spring trees.  Quiet It’s the difference between something and nothing, NotContinue reading “Quiet”

Gender Pay Gaps

By Julia Kemp Women’s labor participation and involvement in higher education has grown considerably since the second half of the 20th century. In fact, a larger percent of women participate in higher education than men today. However, significant wage gaps between men and women persist despite the great achievements of female involvement in the workplaceContinue reading “Gender Pay Gaps”

Elephants

By Julia Kemp  With only 40,000 to 50,000 elephants left in the wild, the world’s largest land animals have been classified as an endangered species. Both African and Asian elephants’ numbers have been declining at a massive rate for generations. This endangerment can be attributed to the growing ivory trade. Ivory is harvested from theContinue reading “Elephants”