October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so what better time to post about and raise awareness for this important issue? Unfortunately, most of us have had some experience with bullying in our lives. If you haven't experienced it, that's great! You might be wondering, what does "bullying" even mean?
Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month is a time for Americans who identify as Hispanic/Latinx to celebrate the traditions and history unique to their cultural background. The celebration begins on September 15 and ends October 15, as it has every year since 1989. It's split across two months because September 15 is a key date in the history of several Latin American countries: It's when Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua declared their independence from Spain in 1821. Additionally, Mexico declared their independence from Spain on September 16, 1810.
What's the difference between a Hero and a Superhero? When I hear the term "Superhero", I picture comic book figures like Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman – you know, the people with special powers that always seem to be in the right place at the right time. A "Hero", on the other hand, is harder to define.