Category : Opinion

Cancel Your Cable Subscription

There’s a reason newer models of laptops don’t have optical drives for DVD’s/CD’s. There’s a reason services like Netflix and Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant are receiving more and more popularity. It’s because cable television is becoming a thing of…

0 Comments / 106 View / November 24, 2014

The Grave Error of Obama’s Immigration Address

On Thursday, November 20, President Obama offered an official statement clarifying allusions made to radical immigration reform over the past two weeks. In a decision to bypass Congress and take executive action, Obama imposed sweeping immigration reform that will grant…

5 Comments / 95 View / November 21, 2014

Chelsea Peretti: Not Just One of the Greats, But the Greatest

Chelsea Peretti is a comedian and an actress, currently starring in the television show Brooklyn Nine-Nine on the FOX network. Today, her hour-long comedy stand-up special was released on Netflix, aptly titled “One of the Greats.” Peretti has been involved…

0 Comments / 391 View / November 16, 2014

The New Feminism

What is feminism? Quite simply, it might be defined as a society affording equal opportunities to both genders. Is it cool now to call yourself a feminist? Right now, the answer seems to be yes, but it goes beyond being…

0 Comments / 46 View / November 12, 2014

The Cycle of Celebrity Critique: The Laundry List Legend of Lena Dunham

There is perhaps no figure more frequently scrutinized, with equal parts of criticism and praise, as a member of the millennial milieu than Lena Dunham. The actress, writer, director, producer – and now author – has generated an almost inordinate…

0 Comments / 178 View / November 10, 2014

A Fall of a Generation

This piece is a response to Aubri Juhasz’s A Fall From Grace which can be found here. How often have you noticed or heard someone older expressing their displeasure with the newer generation?  It often seems like younger people, especially young children…

0 Comments / 133 View / November 3, 2014

A Fall From Grace – Pull Your Pants Up

How do we experience liberation?  For some it is found in an outright betrayal of societal norms.  Sagging pants, overt undergarments, casually thrown cuss words were once considered “sticking it to the man,” but when all but a select minority…

20 Comments / 214 View / October 31, 2014

Are Vegetarians a Joke?: The Role of Vegetarians in Comedy

A woman clad in tie-dye, with colorful beads threaded through her matted hair enters the screen of a popular TV show. Before she even opens her mouth, we can guess her role. She probably uses mind-altering drugs that have a…

4 Comments / 368 View / October 31, 2014

Columbia Should Not Be The Only School Who Has to #CarryThatWeight

On Wednesday October 29th, schools and organizations across the country rallied to end sexual assault on college campuses through the #CarryThatWeight campaign. This campaign was sparked by a senior at Columbia University, Emma Sulkowicz, a visual arts major, who is…

5 Comments / 98 View / October 31, 2014

Opting Out of Rape: When Crimes Require Coverage

It was approximately two years ago when Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan (R) vetoed a bill that would require all women to purchase a separate coverage on their health insurance for abortions, including those procedures performed in cases of sexual…

2 Comments / 45 View / October 30, 2014