“Equality” has become a word that means different things for people. It’s a word that snuck its way into our biggest public conversations. Racial equality. Marriage equality. Gender equality. That one is big. Gender equality. That which has become the basis for a not even close to new in existence but certainly new in popularity… Read More Fear of a Feminist
You would think that certain social contracts, like refraining from knocking over children, would not have to be written down for people. You would think wrong. If you saw the video out of context, it was horrifying. If you saw it in context, still horrifying. The video to which I’m referring is the surveillance footage… Read More Teacher Rule #0743: Don’t Kick the Children
It’s been a hell of a ride, and it’s not even close to being over. I sat quietly (well, not so quietly on Twitter) throughout this entire election season. I watched as Donald Trump enraged the masses with his rhetoric while simultaneously getting stronger. I watched as Bernie Sanders defied expectations by building a support base… Read More I Am The President.
Last month, mainstream media released a horrifying story in which a group of teenagers allegedly raped a young woman in Brooklyn. As reported in The Washington Post, the 18-year-old victim and her father were at a playground shortly after 9 p.m. Five men approached them, and one of them demanded the father to leave at gunpoint. Once he left,… Read More The Brooklyn Dodgers
There is no need to wonder what the world will be like in “the future,” because we are indisputably already there. A Florida-based technology company, Nervana, will be releasing a set of headphones that releases dopamine into your brain, according to ScienceAlert. Dude. Yes. Finally. This is EXACTLY what we’ve been waiting for. The idea just sounds… Read More Dank Headphones
May 2, 2015. This was the day on which a boxer by the name of Manny Pacquiao claimed most of his fame. He fought world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on pay-per-view. Since Mayweather was undefeated, people viewed Pacquiao as somewhat of an underdog and rooted for him. People, especially Americans, also admired his publicized love… Read More 2016 Showdown: Pacquiao vs. Basic Rights
It’s finally here! A day of friendship, companionship, relationship…so many ships. The only day where pink and red don’t clash, but compliment. A day that, in relationships, is celebrated like an anniversary. A day that, in elementary school, is celebrated like Halloween without costumes. A day that, in college, is celebrated with singles’ parties and… Read More A Very Human Valentine’s Day
On a Friday afternoon, a man is sitting in an aisle seat on an airplane, reading The Washington Post. The flight attendants are giving the passengers the run-down on what to do if the aircraft somehow falls into the ocean (I’ve watched flight attendants do this more times than I can count, and I can still… Read More Why DO Babies Cry on Airplanes?
A little bit during (but mostly following) the Academy Awards ceremony last year, the Twittersphere was overflowing with the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. This was essentially a passive aggressive response to what was viewed as an outrageous lack of diversity among Oscar nominees and winners. This year, after the nominees were announced, #OscarsSoWhite made another appearance. There… Read More #OscarsSoWhat
If you’ve never seen the name “Sunny Leone” there’s a chance you’re probably lying. Leone is an Indian ex-pornographic actress. The spotlight is on her again, but for a different reason. Now, she dreams of successfully entering the Bollywood film business. Born in Canada, the 34-year-old has a pretty successful career under her belt (sorry…) and, in all… Read More It’s Always Sunny in Bollywood