Tag Archives: Protest

The School Walkout

On the morning of March 14, 2018, students all over the country participated in a school walkout to protest gun violence and to honor the seventeen children killed in Parkland, FL. In a lot of ways, this was inspiring, seeing thousands of kids believe in a cause and actually try to do something about it. […]

Has Donald Trump Ruined The Star-Spangled Banner

A guest post from my mom, Maryann Glotzer: I went to The Hartford Symphony concert Saturday night. It was wonderful featuring some classics and some new music and instruments I’d never seen before. To celebrate some newly minted citizens, including Director Carolyn Kuan, the concert started with The Star-Spangled Banner. I automatically stood as I […]

Smart Protests and Silly Protests

Yesterday Hartford, CT decided to get in on the Moral Monday phenomena.  A group of protesters blocked the Hartford side of the Founder’s Bridge just before rush hour.  Their stated goal was to spread the “black lives matter” message.  This wasn’t a smart way to spread that message. Like anything else, protests can be done […]

The News Media's Lexicon

I hate the news.  I suppose I don’t hate the news per se, but I really hate the people who deliver the news.  They do a horrifically bad job.  Everyone complains about meteorologists, but their job is really hard.  The weather in incredibly complex and they are trying to tell us things about the future.  The […]

Vote

A friend of mine posted a piece recently called “Don’t Vote or Die“.  When I saw it, I posted some comments disagreeing with a few of his points.  Since then, a lot of my friends have been making comments about not voting in the upcoming election.  Every time I hear them, I think of this […]