• Opinion

    I Wanna Rock!

    by  • April 6, 2015 • Editorial, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Buddy Holly

    Ah, Rock’N’Roll, a nutritious part of any complete teenage angst. 10 grams of rebellion, 30 grams of energy, 20 grams of loud. May contain: Challenges to societal norms, strong language, ripped jeans, and soy products. Okay, I am not usually one to beat the dead metaphor horse, but rock culture is an essential vitamin...

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    Asexuality & The Rise of Sexual Minorities

    by  • April 3, 2015 • Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    CHART_A color

    There are several reasons why Daryl is among the most popular characters in the AMC television series The Walking Dead’: He’s brave, he carries a mean crossbow, and according to his fanbase, he’s incredibly attractive. Some viewers bring up an ironic point, though: his more-than-platonic relationship with Carol and sexless persona may mean something...

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    Meninism – Did you mean: A Hypocritical Movement That Abandons Its Own People

    by  • April 2, 2015 • Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Tweets taken from the Meninists’ most popular twitter account.  Their humor consists of sexual convictions and abusive sentiments about feminine ideology as well as unfair assessments of the gender gap.

    Lately a new so-called “movement” called Meninism has been sweeping social media platforms, primarily Twitter. The Twitter accounts, like @MeninistTweet and dozens just like it, have quickly gained hundreds of thousands of followers, causing people like me to question what the point of “Meninism” even is. At first, I dismissed it. Oh yeah, another...

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    Breaking Binaries

    by  • April 1, 2015 • Editorial, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Elly Jackson from the music duo La Roux.

    Gender identity, personas, and prounouns: Why It Matters In today’s society, gender is the cornerstone of what is and isn’t appropriate. Pink dress? Must be for a girl. Monster trucks? Must be for a boy. Today, gender is “determined” by what you were born as, and it stays with you forever. The result of...

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    Don’t Be Afraid To Be Tr(u)e

    by  • April 1, 2015 • Editorial, Homepage • 0 Comments

    “Do your homework, go online, visit every museum, and intern. You just need to have a love for what you’re doing. It’s not about thinking that is it the cool thing. It’s about really believing in it.” - Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of American Vogue It’s a cliche – but everyone is told to “be...

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