All posts by John Barket

I’m John Barket. I am a writer and blogger living in New York City. Though I was born in Philadelphia, I have been living in NYC practically my whole life. I graduated from The Browning School in 2016 and in the spring of 2018 I will begin pursuing my undergraduate degree at Franklin & Marshall College.

Why Being in a Relationship is Better than Being Single

The question that has been the origin of debate for decades: What is more rewarding? Being in a relationship, or being single? I’m going to take you through the pros and cons of both and give my reasoning for why I ultimately believe that being in a relationship is far more rewarding. Relationship Pro: You ...

Everything That’s Wrong with this Photo

I always find it ironic how people choose to burn the flag of the nation that gives them the constitutional right to burn that flag. I was put off by this photo posted by Keziah Smith the moment I saw it, as I could never support the defacing of the flag that represents this country. However, ...

As Tensions Rise Between the US and North Korea, Here is What You Need to Know

If you’ve been keeping up with any form of news recently, you’ve most likely heard about the stark downfall of what can hardly be called relations between the United States and North Korea. What can safely be described as a modern day Cold War seems likely to turn hot at any minute. As both countries ...