Category: People-First

The Two Sides of Cancel Culture

What do R. Kelly an R&B icon, actor Jussie Smollett, pop legend Michael Jackson, and Saturday night live actor Shane Gillis all have in common? Well, they’ve been canceled.  They have been socially removed and no longer supported. By whom? The public. The demise of these celebrities, as […]

People Before Politics

The United States’ detention camps for immigrants are not only a moral offense, they are a large step into the waters of a totalitarian state. According to the ICE website, they describe the detention centers as “safe, secure, and humane environments, and appropriate conditions of confinement” (US Immigration). […]

Social Capital

There is a buzz, a vibe, radiating from the United States. The great, free nation thought to be the land of opportunity, a place of optimism and fair democracy is buzzing but not necessarily in a positive way. There are many factors affecting the social capital of the […]

Cognitive Dissonance

Since the Confederate flag was created in 1861, there have been many social uprisings over what it symbolizes (Rockingham Community College). There is a plethora of information available about how and why the flag was created, when and why it was flown, and who brandished the cloth for […]

How to have a Productive Meeting

How many meetings do you have in a week? According to MIT Sloan Management Review, senior managers attend nearly 23 hours of meetings every week. Meetings are good ways to collaborate and create action amongst a team. However, bad meeting practices can waste time and affect productivity. Which ultimately […]