Arts and Entertainment

Opinion: Clicktivism: The good, the bad, the performative

Opinion: Clicktivism: The good, the bad, the performative

Throughout history, there have been innovations and landmark protests that have changed the face of activism forever: the Stonewall riots, car caravans used as blockades and the recording option on cell phones, to name a few. Now, in the 21st century, advocates have...

Opinion: Social media and its effects on nature

Opinion: Social media and its effects on nature

Social media has been a prevalent source for accessing the internet as well as spreading a variety of information ranging from funny cat videos to serious emergency news. Many of us use this in our daily lives, and can be a natural instinct for some to post a selfie...

Opinion: Seeing is not believing

Opinion: Seeing is not believing

In a society where we are taught “seeing is believing,” Mark Zuckerberg saying he has total control of billions of people’s data go viral. Except, none of those things happened, and while logically many of us could arrive at that conclusion, videos like these have...

Opinion: OCD is not an adjective

Opinion: OCD is not an adjective

Looking back at Mental Health Awareness Month in May, mental health issues and the increasing number of people affected by them are not going anywhere. According to the National Institute of Mental Health 51.1 million adults in the U.S suffer from mental illness, with...

Opinion: The questionable efficacy of social media activism

Opinion: The questionable efficacy of social media activism

Within the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise in the use of social media platforms to advocate for social justice and political opinions. This was popularized during the #MeToo movement, with 19 million tweets attached to the hashtag. During summer 2020,...

Opinion: Let’s revive reading for pleasure

Opinion: Let’s revive reading for pleasure

Remember the days in fifth grade where you could finish a book in one sitting? Or remember in third grade when you could dive into a fantasy world of your choosing? As high schoolers, many of us have lost that love for reading we once had. It’s time to revive our love...