The Griffin

COVID-19’s Impact on Mental Health

Carolyn Twomley, staff writer

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 with citizens to foll...

What modern feminism does for equality

Jeongin Kim, web editor

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 of modern, third-wave...

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

Alycia Wong, web editor

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 have advocated their be...

What does modern feminism do for equality?

Dylan McCabe, editor

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, it has been a key component to ...

The Fallacies of Single-Sex Education

Geoffrey Dochat, editor

June 14, 2020

Prior to the early twentieth century, most, if not all, schools were single-sex oriented. Although a majority of modern public schools are open to both boys and girls, many schools still embrace this traditional style of teach...

Hollywood Ignorance Strong as Ever

Laura Hennawi

June 14, 2020

Since March 2020, coronavirus has be- come a widespread threat to the health and safety of Americans. Whether someone is young or old, or in this case if they are rich and famous or just regular working class Americans, Covid-...

Like, comment, subscribe…or dont

Emily Zhu, editor

June 14, 2020

YouTuber Emma Chamberlain is known for her angsty teen “I don’t care” vibe, her characteristic editing style with zoom-ins and her lack of hygiene. Beginning her channel in 2017 at the age of 18 years old, she has amassed...

The American passport: hope,luck privilege

Laura Hennawi, editor

June 14, 2020

Moving to the United States, I was shocked at how many people I knew didn’t have a passport. Having to migrate countries and being familiar with the American citizenship process from family members, renewing passports or filling o...