Archive for category: Pop Culture

Iggy’s Voice Is No Biggy

Iggy’s Voice Is No Biggy

The assumption then could be made that Azalea’s rapping voice sounds a certain way because she learned the technique in a location that has a distinct sound. However, this conclusion is too simplistic and does not give her enough credit as an artist.

Why Not Michael Brown?

Why Not Michael Brown?

Does our system simply not work, or does it work exactly the way it was intended to?

The Importance Of Going Beyond Tourism

The Importance Of Going Beyond Tourism

Instead of following the bandwagon, it's important to carve out one's own journeys to exotic places.

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.

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.

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.

SAT Revamp Is A Good First Step

SAT Revamp Is A Good First Step

What exactly do the SATs tell us, if anything at all?

Internships: Valuable Experience or Exploitation?

Internships: Valuable Experience or Exploitation?

Internships are important for us college students as they give us an insight into what we can picture ourselves doing in the future.

Professional Sports Organizations Must Take a Stand Against Homophobia

Professional Sports Organizations Must Take a Stand Against Homophobia

Homophobia can disappear from the inherently masculine sports world only if those who want to be allies let their voices be heard, and encourage LGBT players to feel comfortable.