It is very important to be aware of what goes on around us, especially in the social and political sphere.
Fidel Castro and the history of the Cuban situation is complex. The future of Cuba and its people is uncertain. What is plain and clear however is what Fidel Castro meant to revolutionaries all over the world.
Throughout high school, I was that wide-eyed, eager-to-learn student, who told all her teachers how much she loved science and how much she wanted to pursue a career in medicine.
Leonard Cohen may have passed beyond us, but like any great art, the connection and inspiration he fostered with his poetry and music will continue to ripple throughout the years.
I would normally post on social media asking people to reach out and speak up about mental health during World Mental Health Day this month. This year, I could not get myself to urge people to do so.