All posts by Avani Bahl

Looking Back at It: My Time at Branson

I never thought I’d be sentimental about high school. For so long, I told people how excited I was to go to college and get out of Marin. But, with graduation less than two months away, I find myself conflicted. Branson has been my home

University of Missouri Protests Inspire Revolution

Student protests at the University of Missouri illustrate that the Black Lives Matter civil rights movement, sparked by the 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown, continues to grow. The protests have inspired further activism from college students all over the country. Students from colleges such as Yale University, UCLA, Itacha

Making Change: Applying MLK’s Message to Modern Day

  Martin Luther King Jr gives his famous “I have a dream speech” during the March on Washington in 1963. Image courtesy of http://www.wnyc.org/story/314971-watch-live-white-house-celebrates-mlk-dream-speech/ By Avani Bahl In 1963, Martin Luther King stated, “I have a dream that one day my four little children will live

Branson and the Media

By: Avani Bahl Freedom of speech is the political right to communicate one’s opinions to anyone who is willing to receive them. To quote Voltaire, “I may disagree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.”