Opinion

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...

A pandemic mental health guide

A pandemic mental health guide

With the many changes and stressors affecting our lives due to the pandemic, it’s important to prioritize our mental health and take care of ourselves during this time. Here are a few ways you can improve your mental health amidst everything going on. Go outside As...

Watch out, Gen Z. TikTok is taking over

Watch out, Gen Z. TikTok is taking over

Whether you spend hours on TikTok every day or have heard about a viral video from it in recently in the news or don’t even use it, it’s undeniable that TikTok is taking over. This video-based, algorithm-following app has transformed Gen Z culture, from the way teens...