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What happens when mothers regret motherhood

What happens when mothers regret motherhood

Envision yourself as a woman in your 30s — the years you were promised to be your “glory days.” You finally get home after a strenuous day of work only to discover the sink is overflowing with dirty dishes and chocolate ice cream has been spilled all over your white,...

Opinion: A female politician’s shield

Opinion: A female politician’s shield

More than half (52%) of the cabinet members appointed to the Biden Harris administration were female in 2020. While this was a considerable step for Washington and women in the United States, the increased presence of women in politics has opened up a greater...

Opinion: In praise of black and white films

Opinion: In praise of black and white films

Coming of age during the 2000s, I was raised on Marvel-esque, super-hero, CGI-enhanced cinema.  Think of all the blockbusters gracing the multiplex screens in the past decade — animated or not — they all smack of super-charged sensory assault. Hyper-kinetic overload...

The state of our relationships: A study in Snapchat

The state of our relationships: A study in Snapchat

"Truth or dare," I text him. "Truth," he says. "Are you happy?" I ask. "What’s wrong with you," he says back. I press on. Seriously. "I guess," he responds, after a few moments. "That’s a weird question. Truth or dare?" "Truth," I say back. "How many guys have you...

Are Asian musicians still a joke in American music?

Are Asian musicians still a joke in American music?

If you’re up to date on popular music, chances are you’ve heard the name "88Rising" being tossed around more than once. 88Rising is a fairly new music label behind notable artists such as Joji, the mind behind internet legend Filthy Frank; Rich Brian (formerly Rich...

The sad trap revolution: Mainstream music’s newest genre

The sad trap revolution: Mainstream music’s newest genre

The sad trap revolution of the past few years, spearheaded by the late Lil Peep and others such as Lil Xan, Lil Tracy, Yung Lean, and $uicideBoy$, infuses early 2000s emo rock with modern mainstream trap music to birth a new genre which has been making its way quickly...

Opinion: The critical exclusion in Biden’s updated FMLA plan

Op-Ed: ‘We Regret To Inform You…’

Although I’m a second-semester high school senior, don’t ask me about college. It’s currently spring break and I should be enjoying myself — reading, hanging out with my friends, watching movies, letting my mind rejuvenate after a strenuous marathon in my impossible...