Cage-free eggs are not cruelty free
Nov05

Cage-free eggs are not cruelty free

Written by Ashley Romero When you read “cage-free” you probably picture chickens roaming free through green pastures in the sun. That is not the case. Proposition 2 prohibits farm animals from being confined to the point where they cannot turn around, fully extend their limbs while standing, or lie down. However, farms have found a loophole around this proposition allowing them to inhumanely raise these chickens. Rather than piling...

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Black cats aren’t only for witches
Oct17

Black cats aren’t only for witches

Black cats have played a huge role in mythology for centuries. In the middle ages, they were believed to be a spirit or demon to serve a witch as a companion. In the 16th century, it was believed that someone who has fallen ill will die if a black cat sits on their bed. And today, it is considered mildly unlucky for a black cat to cross your path. While black cats are considered unlucky today, they continue to be a symbol of Halloween...

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Disposable Plastic Straws, A worthwhile Sacrifice

Just Americans alone use 500 million drinking straws per day, that’s about one and a half per person, per day. The numbers are staggering – and ridiculous. After research I could list hundreds of statistics, but the numbers are way too high. The waste is piling up rapidly. Wildlife and our geology is taking on the brunt tsunami of waste from the careless human consumer. The proponents say the only answer to this filthy...

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Animals are freed from cosmetic testing

Animals no longer have to die for our aesthetics. Each year, more than 100 million animals die from chemical, drug, and cosmetic testing, says PETA. Most people know that animal testing is dangerous, but what they do not know is that it fails 90% of the time, causing pain and suffering of animals. Research has shown that animal testing is outdated, and does very little for consumers. Since animals and humans are different species,...

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Children are now being included in the Drag Queen culture
Sep01

Children are now being included in the Drag Queen culture

Some kids play sports, others pursue music, some kids do drag. Children now more than ever have the freedom to do whatever they want. Boys don’t always play sports and girls don’t always dance. In a world where children are not confined to “gender norms,” children have more opportunity to show their creativity to the world. Merriam-Webster defines drag queens as men who dress as women and perform as an entertainer. The looks are...

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Top Design Job Destinations
Apr25

Top Design Job Destinations

Every day we come across some sort of design whether it’s online or offline, there has been a clear increase in demand for design skills amongst recent graduates. According to statistics, employers plan to hire 4% more new graduates from the class of 2018 in comparison to the class of 2017 and designer skills are needed for graphic design as well as web and UX design. “As work changes, 54 percent of the U.S. workforce said they’re not...

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