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Environmentally Woke, Part I

Since introducing Blooming at QC Voices, StayBlooming.com‘s chief editor, Alyssa Perez, has had three articles published for the Queens College online periodical QC Voices. If you have not had the opportunity to read the column, called Environmentally Woke, then check out the links below to catch up.

plastic straw ban.jpgThe Plastic Straw Ban is Gaining Momentum

great pacific garbage patchThe Great Pacific Garbage Patch

combined sewer system of nycThe Combined Sewer System of NYC and its Overflow

There will be more published pieces coming soon, all through Spring 2019. Stay tuned for more. In the meantime, visit QC Voices to read more articles by other Queens College students.

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Blooming at QC Voices

I am excited and honored to announce that I, Alyssa Perez, Chief Editor of StayBlooming.com, will be contributing to Queens College‘s online periodical QC Voices. I’m currently a student there and decided to complete my BA in Environmental Studies shortly after starting StayBlooming.com to build my credibility as a writer.

Writing is great because it gives me many avenues of expressing myself/my ideas and it comes with a flexibility like no other medium. I admit that journalism is still just an optional route. I write for StayBlooming.com truly as an act of love. A labor that I owe to earth because it not only gave me life but consciousness of it. It’s a mission of mine to put into written words what I intuitively understand to be a universal language. So, I’m merely just following my heart and living in my truth.

I applied to be a part of QC Voices because my confidence was just right. I have been publicly writing for some time now. I can comfortably discuss the topics I write on especially environmental views. I use my social media platforms to spread awareness and gained sisterhood through that like-mindedness. And I am ready to keep growing. After submitting writing samples and StayBlooming.com, I was invited to have my own column with QC Voices called Environmentally Woke.

As this is just an introduction of what’s to come, you can expect to see my QC Voices work on here too in the future. I hope this opportunity holds me accountable to my writing during the school term just as much as it expands my ability to write. In the meantime, check me out on the Team page along with the other student contributors!

Thank you for blooming with me.