Archive for category: Opinions

Sadbook: Social Media’s Impact

Sadbook: Social Media’s Impact

It’s neither a secret nor a surprise that today’s kids, teens and young adults are almost characterized by their usage of social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter. The prevalence of such outlets raises the question of whether or not social media is a positive influence.

We Must Implement New Housing and Programs For The Homeless

We Must Implement New Housing and Programs For The Homeless

There are not enough shelters and public housing facilities to accommodate the rising number of homeless people and families.

We Must Remove Desexualization From Equality

We Must Remove Desexualization From Equality

Gender equality is a battle which it seems we’ll always be fighting—or at least for many years to come—and with every step forward, there’s almost as many opponents pushing us back.

CSA: Don’t Whine For Me

CSA: Don’t Whine For Me

The Commuter Student Association (CSA) recently published a manifesto of challenges that commuters experience in hopes that professors will more fully acknowledge and assuage such hardships.

Stop Belittling Affirmative Action Applicant

Stop Belittling Affirmative Action Applicant

People believe that affirmative action allows unqualified minority students into top universities, ignoring their accomplishments and subjecting them to constant judgment and offensive behavior.

Stephen Colbert Should Apologize: White Liberal Hypocrisy and the Power of Hashtag Activism

Stephen Colbert Should Apologize: White Liberal Hypocrisy and the Power of Hashtag Activism

If you want to end racism, don’t marginalize and otherize members of a community of color. Rather, actually listen to what they’re saying.

Income Inequality Hurts Us All

Income Inequality Hurts Us All

Inequality ruins our democracy. The rich have an insanely disproportionate share of wealth, making certain resources available only to them.

Hollywood Influence on American Politics Is Not Necessarily A Bad Thing

Hollywood Influence on American Politics Is Not Necessarily A Bad Thing

When stars and directors make politically explicit movies or start supporting a political or social cause, people, and sometimes even the government, feel obligated to listen to them and, in some cases, to take action.

Ban Bossy: Where Critics Miss the Point

Ban Bossy: Where Critics Miss the Point

Girls are discouraged from leading even through the language used when discussing female assertiveness and other traits associated with leadership.

Can We Afford To Erase Israel’s ‘Jewishness’?

Can We Afford To Erase Israel’s ‘Jewishness’?

The synthesis of an Israel-Palestine state is the most beneficial solution in a religious and ethnically diverse land seeking to minimize future hostility.