Blog Editor – Jessica Carpenter

All opinions expressed on our blog are that of the student writers and are not representative of BridgeUSA. We encourage our students to share their thoughts on current events and issues in a way that stirs thought and creates constructive dialogue.

Blog Submission

A Reflection of American Democracy

By Manu Meel There is a deep tension between...

January 11, 2022Jessica CarpenterJessica Carpenter

Understanding Different Perspectives of Some American Holidays

By Left Middle Right In recent years, the conversation...

November 25, 2021Jessica CarpenterJessica Carpenter

Why We Should Also Pay Attention to Media Outlets We Disagree With

By BridgeUSA If you’ve been keeping up with the...

November 24, 2021Jessica CarpenterJessica Carpenter

The State of Polarization in the United States

By Left-Middle-Right Over the past decade, it has been...

November 11, 2021Jessica CarpenterJessica Carpenter

The Importance of Learning Media Literacy Skills in an Ever-Changing Media Landscape

By BridgeUSA Depictions of the 21st century have often...

November 4, 2021Jessica CarpenterJessica Carpenter

How Private Businesses Are Exploiting Polarized Attitudes of American Consumers

By Manu Meel What explains the rise of the...

October 15, 2021Jessica CarpenterJessica Carpenter

Why Bridge is Perfect for Someone Just Starting to Get Engaged in Politics

By Liliana Xu I was slightly terrified when I...

October 12, 2021Jessica CarpenterJessica Carpenter

On Topic: What do young people think about the January 6 Commission?

This discussion features three Bridge members from around the...

June 4, 2021Jessica CarpenterJessica Carpenter

Through National Dialogue, Biden has a Chance to Heal Partisan Divide

by Neil Wollman, Ph. D. & Senior Fellow – Bentley...

January 7, 2021Jonathan AmpalloorJonathan Ampalloor