April 26, 2017

National Debt… What?

As an economics major, I have heard about the national debt on multiple occasi...
March 1, 2016

Up to Us at UCLA

Do you know what the national debt is at this moment? The answer is a whopping $19 trillion and it is increasing every minute! The Up to Us campaign...
March 1, 2016

Why do I compete in Up to Us?

If you pay attention to the details of American society, then you might feel there’s a huge need for change. I was recently watching a political deb...
March 1, 2016

#PSUptoUs

Thinking back to the time that I joined this competition, I can honestly say that my views on the significance of the national debt and its impact o...
March 1, 2016

Westminster College Up to Us

My name is Nicolas Lopez. I was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but I moved to Colombia when I was a year old. I did all my primary and secondar...
February 25, 2016

Redefining Success

Invigorating. Exasperating. Inspirational. Those are the three words that I’d use to describe the last six months. My university’s Up to Us team has...
February 25, 2016

Up to Us NCCU

In our journey through the Up To Us competition we faced many obstacle but have managed to accomplish a lot of goals set for ourselves. One goal was...