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“Be a Lady” and “The Man” Videos Finally Address Long-Standing Gender Issues

In 1966, James Brown sang “This is a man’s, man’s, man’s world,” and in 2020, it still, in fact, is a man’s world.  Recently, two videos have been released...

Millennials’ Obsession with Self Care Is Helping Companies Keep Their Employees from Burning Out

Millennials are notorious for their passion for social problems, technology and, most importantly, health. More than any other generation, millennials are spending a large majority of their money on gym memberships, health...

A Celebration: 100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote

Jimmy Kimmel’s and Adam Carolla’s comedic show titled “The Man Show” exposed a huge national problem. In one episode, Kimmel makes a petition for women to sign to end women’s suffrage, as...

The Rise of Political and Social Commentary in Television

Television is for many of us, an escape. We use it as a way to distract from the harsh stressors of the world through its comedy and drama. However, many popular shows...

Taking the Heat

On August 20, 2018, Greta Thunberg made a life-changing decision: to boycott school and protest climate change until the end of Sweden’s general election. Since then, her life has been a whirlwind. 

The Case Against Groupthink

A tireless slogan forced upon many people from a young age was the Oscar Wilde quote, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken,” yet being yourself is never an easy task. Being...

Dieting Dangers: Why They Aren’t Sustainable

Society has been putting pressure on women to fit a certain body image since the beginning of time. Through the 17th and 18th centuries, the ideal body was one that was more...

Ages of Legality, From Drinking to Driving in Different Countries and Their Rules

You’re an eager 16-year-old American teen, ready to obtain your driver’s license. You and your guardian hop in the car and drive over to the DMV. As you wait to take the...

Sustainable Fashion: Why you should care

Fashion: it’s omnipresent, ubiquitous in nature. It’s how we express our individuality, cultivate creative expression through the medium of textile, cloth. It consumes our existence in totality, stretched across vibrant billboards in...

The Oscars is a Man’s World: Why You Should Care

We’ve all seen the commercials. The thirty seconds of glamour drenched in gold that captures our gaze each January. It’s the Art-Deco reminiscent evening during which we lose ourselves in the allure...