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By the time the average student completes high school, they will have spent 11,000 hours in school, compared to 15,000 hours in front of a TV.

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Students Can Reduce Poverty… And We Have to Start Now

Just like with any big problem, it can be hard to know how to help the homeless people whom we see on the streets. Whether because of the stigma that…

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Why We Should All Be Marching

Two weeks ago marked the second annual Women’s March, and a number of Check Your Head’s finest came out to march in solidarity with millions of other women world wide….

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Useful Resources

For your convenience we have put together a list of resources you can check out which are related to the topics, workshops, and action stories found on this website. We…

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Re-write a Fairy Tale

I plan to rewrite the story Cinderella in comic book form so that the genders are swapped. When a man is in the role of Cinderella, the story will seem strange, and it will become apparent that values like physical beauty and humility are the only values that are placed on female characters.

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The 100-Mile Diet

Challenge yourself to only eat locally grown food!

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Start an Indoor Herb Gar...

I would love to plant a vegetable garden but unfortunately don’t have independent access to the right space for it. So, I decided that I would plant my own herb garden inside my room.

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