April 14, 2020 Anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock knows social media pretty much rules our lives nowadays. But what I think makes social media so addictive is the power of memes. Funny jokes paired with pictures and gifs are the epitome of millenial and Gen Z humor.
April 7, 2020 History shows that people tend to come together during times of crisis or disaster. Take the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 for example. Lives were lost, but men and women lined up to enlist in the military. The president declared a war on
April 7, 2020 Graduate students at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) continue to strike for higher wages, and their call for action exposes the dismal state of academia. Amid the all-consuming coronavirus headlines and, previously, the presidential race news cycle, the UCSC student strike story is a
April 7, 2020 When the coronavirus outbreak reached the very unprepared U.S., everyone started panicking, including myself. Once the number of those infected began to rise, and even worse, the number of those dead, I found myself waking up each morning, reading the news and feeling as if I was
March 31, 2020 Accountability is something we deal with every day. Each of our actions has a consequence. But at what age should our consequences be decided? And is age even an acceptable measure of that accountability? Take drinking for example. You cannot legally drink alcohol until you are 21 but may receive a Minor in Possession (MIP) conviction when you are below
March 31, 2020 Ever since I was in elementary school, I have strived to put full effort into almost all my actions. Though it may have earned me academic success, it did not gain me any favor with my peers. I was constantly labelled a “try-hard.” I despised being called
March 3, 2020 St. Patrick’s Day lands on a Tuesday this year, and even in the middle of the work week, millions of Americans will flock together to see the parades, participate in green traditions and most pertinently, get totally wasted. Getting drunk on St. Patrick’s has with the holiday
March 3, 2020 Some people may see the title of this article and become immediately filled with rage. Politics and people involved in them can be an extremely sensitive subject for the average American. But why is this? Politics have always been widely debated from the time of ancient Romans