Today, one of our YA leaders, Kelsey Weisenberger writes on some of the recent events going on in the country.  _______ As a white person, I struggle with figuring out how to articulate my feelings about racism. Not because my feelings about it are anything other than “anti” or because I don’t want to offend…

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Every time I go anywhere, it’s like I have a huge blinking sign on my head. It’s not just blinking, but it has strobe lights. Here are a few things that the light apparently displays to strangers depending on the day and situation:                     • “I…

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When I was little, one of my favorite things to do during Christmas was to wrap my family’s gifts in disguised boxes. Sometimes it would be a dog treat box or Quaker brown sugar oatmeal. It really didn’t matter what it was. I just didn’t want them to know what was inside. I think a…

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When I was in middle school, I got the coolest gift that I ever could have wished for. I had wanted one for soooo long. I honestly wasn’t expecting to get one. But lo and behold, that Christmas of 2005, I opened a Light Pink Nintendo DS, Nintendogs and all. I couldn’t WAIT to bust…

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For many of us Young Adults, COVID-19 has absolutely wrecked the plans we thought we had for this semester. For this year even. For some, it means no longer getting to walk across the graduation stage after nearly four years of hard work and dedication (and monaaaay). Having to move back to your parents’ house…

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It’s 10:00 am. You open your eyes, check your phone and go back to bed. The next time you open your eyes, you open Instagram and catch up on everything new. Scroll through Facebook, check Snapchat, look at some tik tok dances and click your phone back off. What time is it? Honestly, what day…

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