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Jazmin Kay
Jazmin Kay is a high school senior in upstate New York. In addition to her high school curriculum, she is also a Political Studies Bridge student at Bard College. She is a supporter for environmental conservation and an advocate for human rights. She is also an aspiring writer, political activist, singer, and performer.

Entries by Jazmin Kay

6 Secrets to Surviving Second Semester of Junior Year

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 10:22 AM

You did it! You've made it through the ups and down of those awkward middle and high school years. You've made it more than half-way through the hands-down of hardest year yet (when no one said junior year was gonna be easy, they were damn right). Now the second-half of...

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A Big Win for Mental Health on College Campuses

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2015 | 10:24 AM

As a current high school senior, juggling college applications, my high school curriculum, SAT prep, too many extracurriculars and any form of a social life, saying I am stressed is sometimes an understatement. On the good days, the stress is completely manageable and I feel an exhilaration fueled by my...

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7 Reasons Why 2014 Was a Great Year for Feminism

(3) Comments | Posted December 29, 2014 | 4:12 PM

While of course we still have a long way to go regarding gender equality, there is a lot to celebrate regarding feminism in 2014. As someone who has grown up immersed in the feminist movement from a young age (my mother Marianne Schnall founded the women's website

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Rethinking Mental Illness: Q&A With Two-Time Academy Award-Winning Director Barbara Kopple

(8) Comments | Posted November 2, 2013 | 12:31 PM

Ernest Hemingway was the writer for a generation with an unmistakable family legacy. With a history plagued by many suicides and encounters with mental illness, the name Hemingway has a loaded reputation in the world of fame. So imagine being a part of this notorious family while trying to escape...

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Finding Your Worth: Advice from the Cast of Eve Ensler's Emotional Creature

(1) Comments | Posted January 8, 2013 | 10:20 AM

As a 15-year-old girl, it is so easy to be taken in by the burdens of girlhood. You are automatically categorized into stereotypes, and begin to feel pressures from your peers, the media, and society to mold into a blueprint of the perfect girl. We absorb so much of our...

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