Generation Z has lived through a harrowing past 20 years: from the housing crisis to a global pandemic, we have watched a century’s worth of history unfold in our short time on Earth. We have seen technology move from its infancy into the backbone of our infrastructure at a rate that nobody else in history […]
Is It Okay to Romanticize Our Past?
It is the sadness of these memories not being my reality anymore, but also the joy that I’ve lived such a beautiful life. However, am I looking back at these memories a little too fondly?
This is what obscures the objectivity of the oxymoron; without a designation, we lack metrics for what constitutes American royalty. Is it fame? Wealth? Political influence? There is no consensus.
“American Idiot” was written and released during George W. Bush’s presidency, a time laced with fear post 9/11. In the title song “American Idiot,” Green Day sings about war propaganda and how America is “one nation controlled by the media, Information Age of hysteria.” Even in the early 2000s, opinion was greatly influenced by the various media floating through American’s democracy.
La Révolution du Tailleur-Pantalon
The tug-of-war between wanting to dress in traditional feminine attire and desiring the same respect their male colleagues gain from wearing suits is a battle that has been fought since the days of Joan of Arc.
Tell Them Ruth Sent You
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court and a champion of women’s rights, died on Friday at the age of 87. On her deathbed, Ginsburg dictated to her granddaughter, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” Ginsburg […]
Scandals, weak policy positions and polarization all greatly influence how people assess politicians. But it would be simple-minded to remove clothes and appearance from the American people’s decisions about their politicians. Famously, those who watched the first televised presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon believed that Kennedy won. The allure and polish […]