Opinion

Opinion: The False Pledge

Opinion: The False Pledge

The Pledge of Allegiance is a poem that hides the true face of America in favor of more acceptable ideals. Although the pledge started off as a simple poem made to unite soldiers fighting odds that looked insurmountable, it quickly grew in meaning to the United...

Opinion: What does it mean to be normal?

Opinion: What does it mean to be normal?

Ever since the start of human history, being normal seems to have been defined as being identical to everyone else. Similarly, multiple dictionaries have defined normal as “conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern” or, more specifically, conforming to the...

Opinion: The seed of violence and peace: Parenting

Opinion: The seed of violence and peace: Parenting

Violence is ubiquitous. This became more obvious when Asian American people saw a rise in racist assaults by their fellow countrymen. Many point to several reasons; perhaps it is a mental disorder that inhibits their ability to think straight, or perhaps it is the...

Opinion: How internet differs from reality

Opinion: How internet differs from reality

Technology and social media have opened many doors for our society; the possibility to connect with people all over the world and communicate effortlessly. However, like everything in life social media has its negative aspects, such as feeding young adults unrealistic...

Opinion: #StopAsianHate is not over

Opinion: #StopAsianHate is not over

#StopAsianHate is not over. 2021 has seen an influx of anti-Asian hate as a result of the coronavirus, with NBC reporting a grand 169% increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in the last year.  On the upside, anti-Asian hate has faced a lot more attention from the public...

Opinion: Can we trust Korean sunscreens again?

Opinion: Can we trust Korean sunscreens again?

Among the many uprising trends throughout 2020, skincare has proven to be one of the most prominent among them, especially the promotion of sun protection products. “Up to 90% of premature skin aging is a direct result of UV exposure,” according to La Roche Posay, and...