Poet Warriors Thriving Through the Pandemic

Poet Warriors Thriving Through the Pandemic

By Mara Winters They call themselves Poet Warriors- the women rewriting the narrative of incarcerated women through their nonprofit organization, Poetic Justice, which teaches creative writing classes to women in prison. The pandemic has dramitacally changed the face of this orginization not only how they contact the women, but the ammount of women they are [...]

Life Through Lenses: Olivia Cropper’s Walk Through Photography

Life Through Lenses: Olivia Cropper’s Walk Through Photography

By: Mara Winters Olivia Cropper, a Junior at Jenks High School and up and coming photographer, and I walk the streets of downtown Tulsa. Street by street we recognize the buildings and alleyways that have appeared in many of her photos. She carries a sense of pride with her as we walk. Finally, we sit [...]

A Risk for Education: Transitioning Back to In Person Learning

A Risk for Education: Transitioning Back to In Person Learning

By: Mara Winters Coming back to school will always bring a lot of emotions. You may be feeling anxious, excited, or just nervous. All are natural, but coming back to school during a pandemic enhances those emotions for many students. Dealing with the stress that education brings in today’s times takes a different toll on [...]