Hannah Gulko

hgulko1@binghamton.edu

18 Articles


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Look to the young people of the world for social change

From long before the Vietnam War protests, to the history-changing strides of the Little Rock Nine, to March for Our Lives and the thousands upon thousands of students advocating for gun control...


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Are we desensitized to the value of our money?

Today’s modern consumer culture thrives on material value — a world where we are buying things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people who don’t matter. The value...


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How might food connect different cultures?

Arguably, there is no greater, faster or more favorable way to get to someone’s heart than through their stomach. Food has this incredible quality to reveal so much about the person it’s...


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Buying local is the way to go

To me, farmers markets are a haven of delicious smells, of community, of adventure for your taste buds — in some cases, a terrifying plummet down a spicy hole of terror that...


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It's important to be aware of privilege

As defined through sociocultural standards, privilege is the right or benefit given to some people, but not others. A contextually fluid definition rather than a fixed one, privilege can change and mean...


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Addressing the fallacies of Common Core education

On March 3, 2019, Andrew Foley, development director of Better Days Greece, a non-governmental organization that focuses on providing spaces that promote relief, healing and learning to those displaced during the refugee...


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It's important to remind yourself why you're happy

I once read a quote that said, “Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.” To me,...


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Fracking is not only an environmental issue

“What the frack is going on, with all this fracking going on?” was the theme song of my sophomore year in high school. It is from a highly recommended, educationally relevant music...


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Thanksgiving is a holiday for immigrants

As Nov. 22 comes around, families across the United States will be gathering around their dining room tables, weighted under the plethora of steaming dishes fragrant with spices, of hopes and high...


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Politically correct language is polite language

What does it mean to propose a ‘PC,’ or politically correct, culture? Is it a way to silence people, to rid them of their opinions or to infantilize a population for wanting...