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The following article is based on my own personal experience and is not meant to paint all white liberals with a broad brush. Rather, I write this to inform people of the extreme privilege I see held by many white liberals. 

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On Thursday, March 18, Teen Vogue publisher Condé Nast announced that incoming magazine editor, Alexi McCammond, would not be joining the staff, and instead would be parting ways with the magazine. This decision, which Alexi McCammond claims was mutually agreed upon (1), came after the Teen …

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Following the recent Megan Markle interview with Oprah, people across the globe have been discussing the British Monarchy, its modern-day influence, and the ramifications of their power. Although the British Monarchy seems to have abdicated much of its active political influence in the Unite…

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The opinions which follow are written for informational and educational purposes only, and they are not meant to provide specific recommendations for any individual or on any specific security or investment. This article is only intended to provide educational information about the financial…

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When you think of the world’s greatest investors, plenty of names come to mind. Warren Buffet, Elon Musk, or Mark Cuban are some of the world’s most famous investors. However, there is a much less famous person who may be one of the world’s smartest and savviest investors of our generation. …

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UMass Boston is the only public university in the city of Boston. The school represents an affordable route for many students across the world to continue their education after high school while being in one of the most vibrant cities in the United States. The student body is grateful to be …

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School teaches us a lot of things. It teaches us basic biology, the history of our nation, how to use the quadratic formula, and so much more. One thing school doesn’t teach us is how to track our expenses, budget our money, or make our money work for us. Sadly, it is up to individuals to te…

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Decentralized finance and cryptocurrency have seen an unprecedented amount of attention with the recent surge in the price of Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies. With Tesla buying $1.5 billion in Bitcoin (1), retail investors are looking to buy a piece of Bitcoin. However, before you b…

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Going back to November of 2019, when the very first cases of COVID-19 started popping up in mainland China, the push by many in various parts of the world was for more democratic societies. Most notable was the youth-lead grassroots movement in Hong Kong, which led to protests against the ex…

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“... A state is a human community that (successfully) claims the monopoly

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The TV industry is the only place that seems to know nothing about religion and culture and yet attempts to ‘educate’ people about religion and culture.  

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Elon Musk, a modern-day Tony Stark, is the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, as well as the CEO and founder of many other companies. His electric car company, Tesla, has been a trendsetter for the electric vehicle sector. Their investments are no exception. On Monday, Feb. 8, several news organizatio…

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For something to gain the attention of the world’s wealthiest citizens, it has to be very notable. That is why it was an extremely weird experience when the world’s second-richest person, Elon Musk, tweeted about an obscure cryptocurrency named Dogecoin. Musk’s repeated tweets in support of …

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By its very nature, cryptocurrency and decentralized finance is an ever-changing and ever-progressing field. As the cryptocurrency space continues to grow and expand, more and more projects will compete for funds, users, and publicity, and the public will have so many choices to select from.…

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January 2021 brought some of the most fascinating stock market news stories of the decade. Reddit’s r/wallstreetbets successfully caused the price of stocks like Gamestop, Nokia, and Blackberry to surge, causing large hedge funds to lose money as they were betting against the stock. With inc…

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    In interactions with students through my Global Ecology course at Boston University for many years and in 2018 here at UMass Boston School for the Environment, I realized that something I was emphasizing is actually seldom found in University and high school curricula.  It became clear t…

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Cryptocurrency, commonly referred to as just “crypto,” is the cornerstone of a new financial, economic, and social movement known as DEFI. DEFI is decentralized finance. The main concept behind DEFI and cryptocurrency is decentralizing finance so that financial power does not rest in the han…

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Please be advised that investing of any kind involves a great deal of risk and potential investors should do their own due diligence before they invest in anything. Nothing written in this article should be taken as financial advice and is written for educational purposes only. 

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This Christmas season will be the most unique Christmas season in our lifetime. With nearly the entire globe still on a COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, very few people will be traveling this Christmas, but there’s no reason to have a lonely Christmas. Christmas is a holiday of family, thankfulne…

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As this semester draws to a close, so does my time at UMass Boston. I have been a student with the university since the summer of 2017, and I have encountered a lot of students and professors along the way, with most of whom I have wonderful memories. Most of the students who started at the …

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I am a sophomore here at UMass Boston. My first year as a full-time college student taught me how much unnecessary stress calculating my expenses beyond tuition and trying to figure out how to pay for them has added on top of academic expectations. My financial aid package freshman year comp…

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On Monday, Nov. 30, it was reported that a top Iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated in Tehran. Accusations from the Iranian government claim that the United States had some involvement. Iran also claims that the attack was supported directly by Israel. With tensions already high betwee…

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The year 2020 was one of the worst years for both the American economy as well as the global economy. In mid-March, as the United States entered a lockdown, the stock market crashed and millions of Americans were laid-off, had their hours cut, or were forced to work from home. This overall s…

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During my time as both an Opinions Writer and currently as the Opinions Editor, I have discussed a whole host of controversial topics. I have discussed international relations, economic policy, religious issues, social issues, and a whole host of other topics. However, this article may be th…