Articles by: Sammi Pitz

A Cow for Change? I’ll Buy!

A Cow for Change? I’ll Buy!

Motivating and inspirational commercials litter the Internet commanding the viewer to donate money to buy a cow or a chicken or a goat. These cows or chickens or goats will be given to young girls in Third World countries to allow them to establish independent, economic security. As the commercials pronounce, giving animals to girls provides political security and equality, […]

by · April 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Controversial Issue
Deserts at our Doorstep

Deserts at our Doorstep

BY SAMMI PITZ Among the fancy restaurants, elaborate college dining halls, and lavish high school cafeterias, St. Louis holds a total of eighteen food deserts—one of the highest such proportions in the United States. The USDA defines a food desert for an urban area as “not having access to a full-service grocery store within one mile.” Throughout the city, the […]