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Letter to the Editor: NCAA provides athletes with a chance to showcase their talents

November 16, 2020

Dear Editor, I would like to provide a differing of opinion when it comes to the NCAA bringing back football. I do agree that not everything has been perfect from an NCAA perspective, but not much of...

“Sustainable” fashion is anything but

November 2, 2020

     Following the events of this past summer, activist and progressivist sentiment saw a sharp increase, especially among “Generation Z.” Everything from diversity in film and media to the perpetuation...

NCAA poorly manages return of football

October 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated plans regarding the new fall season for many groups including the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The NCAA has been faced with the issue to decide...

Streaming Services Won’t Kill Cinema

Source: NY Times
October 29, 2020

In cinema, there’s an ever-growing rift between old auteurs and filmmakers of the digital age. Steven Spielberg (Jurassic Park, E.T.), Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction, Inglourious Basterds) and Ridley...

Disney’s Representation of Asian Americans: Static or Improving?

October 29, 2020

     Asian Americans across the country excitedly packed theaters on Nov. 25th, 1992, awaiting the movie which would go on to shatter glass ceilings and the stigma that Asian Americans could not hold...

Re(face)ing Beauty

June 22, 2020

Beauty is a term closely associated with women but is defined differently among not just cultures, but individuals as well. According to the February 2020 edition of National Geographic, “for generations,...

Employing Our Privileges

June 22, 2020

As I sat in a rickety old 12 passenger bus, I began passing the beginnings of construction within the middle of a dirt road leading to the vast and beautiful Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison...

Ten Things To Do During Quarantine

June 22, 2020

Deep clean your room. Clutter naturally builds up in our rooms, especially when you are too busy to stay on top of cleaning. You can use this free time to fully clean out all of the junk that has accumulated...

COVID-19’s Impact on Mental Health

June 14, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 has paused society. The once crowded streets in towns across America became desolate in a matter of days as governors began to issue stay at home orders for their states and plead...

What modern feminism does for equality

June 14, 2020

As a self-proclaimed feminist, I find that when engaged in feminist discourse, the core principle—that the sexes should be equal—isn't the subject of disagreement. Instead, it’s whether the movement...

Letter to the Editor: Not all activists are extremists and not all species need meat

June 14, 2020

In response to “Extremism Promotes Disobedience” from the February edition  Dear Editor, Though I completely agree with the fact that animals’ rights groups such as Direct Action Everywhere...

What does modern feminism do for equality?

June 14, 2020

Modern feminism is a profoundly empowering challenge on the typical perceptions of women and their be- liefs. Often being related to defying the supposed patriarchy and discrimination in the workplace,...

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