2015 has just begun and already the ugly face of religious extremism has unmasked itself. Excluding the continual massacres in the Middle East, three new attacks (one in France and two in Nigeria) have already gained infamy, all of which are tragic and disturbing events. However, what has revealed itself as being equally loathsome and… Continue reading 2015: Year of the Liberal or Terrorist Sympathizer?
As I look back at our brief journey which started in July, I feel a sense of accomplishment and gratitude. While we may not have achieved all our milestones, I am humbled and encouraged by the fact that we have been able to prove to ourselves and the viewing public that “YES, there are young… Continue reading 2014 and Onward
It has been quite some time since words on a paper poster have caused me to think so deeply. At first I felt my friend Soyini McPherson had finally lost her marbles. The words “SAVE WOMEN, NOT BREASTS” were boldly emblazoned on the poster she made for the Avon Breast Cancer Awareness march this morning.… Continue reading Save Women NOT Breasts!
In a world that is being built and maintained by the ever growing arms of science and technology, Guyana’s place is most questionable. It is no secret that besides having sound economic and developmental policies, most, if not all developed countries have made huge investments and advancements in the fields of Science and Technology. Mind… Continue reading The Science and Technology Road; Where is it taking us?
Back when I was in high school, the girls in my class would take part in a most horrific act. Seldom were the days when I would look at the back of one of their wrists and not notice several insidiously carved cuts. At that time I never paid too much attention to it since… Continue reading Mental Health and Guyanese Youth
“Be a part of the solution, not part of the problem.” The Vice-Chancellor’s words were indelibly etched in my mind as I left the “student consultations.” 20 years have passed since the University of Guyana implemented its tuition fee. Up until two days prior to writing this blog, that fee had never changed from its… Continue reading WE FAILED OURSELVES AS STUDENTS