Category : Opinion

The Good Goodbye

In the next few weeks, thousands of us students will have moved out of our homes to a different suburb, town, state, or even country in order to pursue higher education, and with that we will successfully mark a positive…

0 Comments / 119 View / August 27, 2014

Summer Vacation: Necessary Relaxation or Stunting Our Minds?

Summer vacation is a time of rest, relaxation, and refreshment. It is a time when students get a two to three month break from the constant pressure of school and homework, allowing them to pursue new interests and pick up…

0 Comments / 6127 View / August 26, 2014

My Hopes For ‘The Theory of Everything’

In November 2014, Focus Features is set to release a new movie about Stephen Hawking’s life and relationship with his first wife, Jane. (The trailer is available to watch on the article referenced below.)  The movie is called  “The Theory…

0 Comments / 140 View / August 26, 2014

Fighting the Pressure to be Brilliant

The day before the end of advanced course registration for the Fall Term 2014, I found myself pulling an all-nighter staring at the over 2000 classes that flashed across the computer screen in front of me. While I had narrowed…

0 Comments / 1257 View / August 24, 2014

We Need to Get Over Public Breastfeeding. Now.

While the Affordable Care Act of 2010 requires all employers in America to provide their employees that are nursing mothers with a decent amount of time to breastfeed, and while there is no law in the United States prohibiting women…

0 Comments / 164 View / August 23, 2014

Written In Stone: Social Media’s Immediacy and Our Online Comments

I like to tell myself that anger can’t always get the better of me. I like to imagine that I am level headed, that nothing can pierce through my self-proclaimed tough skin. So you can imagine my surprise when, after…

0 Comments / 502 View / August 22, 2014

Half-and-Half: Exploring Religion as an Interfaith Child

I have never considered myself as Jewish. My parents’ interfaith marriage ended as, according to Fox News, half of interfaith marriages do: in divorce. I’ve gone to temple only a handful of times with my father, but Sunday church with…

0 Comments / 139 View / August 21, 2014

Let’s Have A Little Talk On The Big D

It can be overwhelming. Most days will leave you feeling high and dry, and sometimes you’ll feel like succumbing to the hardest thing you’ve ever experienced. No one ever wants to talk about it in real life and, if they…

3 Comments / 202 View / August 20, 2014

Justice for Ferguson

The year is 2014. Our country has made huge advancements and numerous achievements in the fields of science, technology, military, business, etc. in the past decade; however, this is not always enough. For when there are achievements, there are also…

0 Comments / 133 View / August 20, 2014

The Revelations In One’s Taste Of Music

Author’s Note: This can apply to many forms of entertainment…but I’ve just decided to limit my scope to music for both its ubiquity and simplicity’s sake. Music has been an integral part of our lives across the generations: it makes…

2 Comments / 227 View / August 18, 2014