Category : Opinion

The Artist of Our Generation

In today’s music industry, survivalism is a feat most artists fail to accomplish. With each year’s influx of Top 40 trends and waves of popular, innovative genres such as dubstep and crossover country music, an artist’s staying power is often…

0 Comments / 293 View / September 13, 2014

What About the Men?

As 2014 has unfolded, a series of events have spurred important conversations regarding the status of women. From the #YesAllWomen trend on Twitter, the contraceptive rights outrage evoked by Hobby Lobby, and the deadly misogyny motivating Elliot Rodger, it is…

0 Comments / 192 View / September 13, 2014

“Nude” Underwear and Other Microagressions

A white man tells an older black woman to move to the back of the bus. Californian newspapers portray Mexican American zoot suitors as violent criminals. The United States government attempts to exclude those of Chinese origin from America. These…

0 Comments / 657 View / September 12, 2014

What’s in a Map?

The dictionary definition of a map is a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships according…

1 Comment / 230 View / September 6, 2014

Journalists Are Not Safe

The journalistic world lost another fighter yesterday, Sept. 2. American journalist, Steven J. Sotloff, became the second victim of being beheaded by the Islamic State terrorist organization that controls parts of Iraq and Syria. On Aug. 19, James Foley became…

0 Comments / 118 View / September 4, 2014

Stop Asking Why They Had Nudes in the First Place

Jennifer Lawrence: outspoken public comedienne, fashion icon, Oscar-winner, and the everyday girl. For the past few years, the actress has been on fire; after her star-making role as Katniss Everdeen in the acclaimed film adaption of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger…

0 Comments / 1136 View / September 3, 2014

Little Queer Fish, Big Queer Pond

Coming from a small town to a large metropolis is definitely an experience that can incur an extreme case of culture shock. This, however, can also occur when one is exposed to a large community that they otherwise would have…

0 Comments / 309 View / August 31, 2014

To Rush or Not To Rush

The first few weeks of college are filled with countless activities, all aimed at the lost and often less than busy freshman class: outdoor movie screenings on the quad, scavenger hunts through the library, free food from various student organizations,…

0 Comments / 352 View / August 31, 2014

Denying Interracial Love: Is It As Good as Being a Racist?

They say being in love is a great feeling. And everyone, irrespective of size, sex, age, appearance and sexual preference should, at least once, get the wonderful opportunity of falling in love. So why, in the end, are some relationships…

4 Comments / 1178 View / August 30, 2014

The World As We Have Made It

When Pharrell Williams’ hit single “Happy”was released in November of 2013, it became an international sensation in no time. It flooded the airwaves on radio stations everywhere, boasting both the world’s first twenty-four hour music video and a myriad of…

1 Comment / 137 View / August 30, 2014