The Fyre Festival of College Admissions – The reFRESH

Illustration by Elliot Stokes for Teen Vogue Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re discussing how some wealthy individuals said the quiet part out loud about college admissions. What we’re checking out… By now you’ve certainly heard about the college admissions scandal in which several wealthy and famous individuals employed various illegal schemes to get their children […]

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Women Making History – The reFRESH

Image from Amplifier Art Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re celebrating the launch of Women’s History Month with a look at women’s representation in the media, reminders about our history, and more. What we’re checking out… As Women’s History Month kicks off, it’s important to remember that the whitewashed history of feminism often taught in […]

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Valentine’s Day in America – The reFRESH

Valentine's candies by anti-gun violence arts activist group Change the Ref

Photo from Change the Ref Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re reflecting on the new meaning of February 14th in present-day America. What we’re checking out… Valentine’s Day was yesterday. In addition to being a day to reflect on the revolutionary power of love and to show your support for survivors of sexual abuse, February 14th […]

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Justice and Equality For All – The reFRESH

Photo by Jon Tyson Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re sharing the most powerful moments from Davos, some Sundance highlights, and saluting those fighting for justice and equality for all. What we’re checking out… The racist, homophobic attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett has rightfully dominated headlines this week as people discuss the numerous interconnected causes and […]

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Shut Down For What? – The reFRESH

Photo via Politico Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re looking at the effects the longest shutdown in history is having on our nation and trying to keep positive without losing perspective. What we’re checking out… In addition to the National Parks, the TSA, and the FDA all being hit hard by the shutdown, we’re now hearing […]

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