Opinion

Opinion: The Downfall of Uniqueness on ‘American Idol’

Opinion: The Downfall of Uniqueness on ‘American Idol’

“American Idol” — the show once known for being the pinnacle of superstardom, has struggled with the revitalization to its roots. The only episode of the season to be the top-rated program airing on television was the season finale, and even that episode reached...

Op-Ed: Natalie Portman and the Art of Opposition

Op-Ed: Natalie Portman and the Art of Opposition

When Natalie Portman announced that she would be boycotting the Genesis Prize Ceremony, where she would be awarded two million dollars based on her previous accomplishments as a powerful Jewish woman, individuals on all varying sides of the Israeli political spectrum...

Sandhya Menon on Diversity in Literature

Sandhya Menon on Diversity in Literature

Whether it be a simple essay or a full-length novel, writing can be a challenge. Finding the right words to represent your ideas may seem daunting and complex. And the idea you may have for your writing, however brilliant it may seem in your head, must accurately...

Opinion: We must protect public broadcasting

Opinion: We must protect public broadcasting

To say that public broadcasting has changed my life would be a complete understatement. Even before I started pre-school, I could recite the entire alphabet, count to 50, and tell you who Yo Yo Ma was. I have Elmo, Count Dracula and Arthur to thank for this. Although...