Articles written by: Anya Khera

Opinion / The Nation and the World

Children’s rights need to be prioritized in the United States

The Declaration of Independence acknowledged the “unalienable rights” to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” to all. Yet our Constitution fails to consider them for children, the contingent that represents our future. There are two steps I believe are necessary to prioritize children’s rights in the U.S. Children lives […]

Community

Explore opportunities outside of Dana Hall

Students have the opportunity to explore themselves and their passions outside of Dana Hall.  The Brigham and Women’s Youth summer program introduces high school students to numerous careers in healthcare. This camp “expands on the hospital’s teaching mission, enhances diversity initiatives and supports youth of the community.” Another high school […]

Community / Opinion

Fostering youth civic engagement in Wellesley: a call to action

Wellesley, Massachusetts, has long been recognized for its great schools and community vibrancy. Despite these attributes, the town encounters its share of youth civic engagement obstacles, including voter apathy and limited representation in local government. Despite the town’s well-informed community, voter apathy remains a concern among young voters. As an […]

Opinion / The Nation and the World

Iran must stop harassment of families of killed protestors

It has been a little more than a year since the famous “Woman Life Freedom” uprising began in Iran following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini for breaking the hijab law. The news about her death sparked controversy against the Iranian government; people protested for her, but many lost […]