Author: Abby Mangum

OPINION: Unpaid internships need to take a back seat

Internships. They are arguably the most effective way for a student to get a foot in the door and prove themselves as a valuable asset to an organization, with years of studies and surveys that reinforce their high impact.  In some industries, they’re considered the new entry-level job and are expected to be completed if a student wants any chance at success in the workforce. But when they go...

How Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb” poem will inspire future generations

National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman rose to the occasion in her Inauguration Day poem “The Hill We Climb,” offering words of hope that sought to fortify and unite a nation that has been divided by political contention and a worldwide pandemic over the past year. Gorman, a recent Harvard graduate, is the youngest inaugural poet in the United States, performing at just 22 years old. Born and ...