Category: Opinion

WHY DO WE PROCRASTINATE?

We all know that feeling when we push off an assignment until the last minute, whether it be because we work better under pressure or we constantly choose other things that will offer us immediate satisfaction rather than the satisfaction of completing an assignment. We convince ourselves that we will have time tomorrow or we

Stop Asian Hate

Rallies were organized in hundreds of cities throughout the country. A spate of politically charged attacks against Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders sparked a call for an end to anti-Asian aggression on Saturday. The protests are the latest to occur in the aftermath of last week’s deadly shootings at three Atlanta-area spas, which killed

Nuclear Energy

When you picture forms of alternative energy, you probably automatically imagine solar panels or wind turbines to be the best forms of renewable energy. Most people tend to steer away from thinking of nuclear energy as a reliable form of green energy.

Why Laurie and Jo are Soulmates, From “Little Women”

Now, if you are not familiar with Little Women, let’s take a seat. Little Women is a coming of age novel, with four movie adaptations. The storyline takes place during the civil war era, in which four sisters, each with highly different personalities, learn about love and life. The main characters of the story are

The F-Word: Feminism

When you google Feminism, the definition provided is, “the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” But if you were to ask people how they define feminism, you would get a variety of responses due to the controversiality of the word and how the meaning has been perceived and

Cat People vs. Dog People

Do people that prefer cats have different personality traits than people that prefer dogs? Can someone predict your personality based on your pet preferences? Some people view believing in these types of personality predictions similar or equivalent to believing in astrology signs. How the placement of constellations on the day you were born somehow impacts/predicts

The Queen’s Gambit: a Review

“The Queen’s Gambit,” on Netflix, has been in the top ten most watched movies and TV shows in the US every day since it came out on October 23. The seven episode limited series was named after a classic chess opening, and was based on a novel by the same name. It has gained popularity in the US, the UK, and Russia. It is currently the most watched limited series on Netflix, and has been watched by hundreds of millions globally.

Sloth vs. Harpy Eagle

Since time immemorial, there has been a conflict existing between predator and prey. Never before, however, have we seen two contestants within this gladiatorial ring so widely respected and adored by animal lovers. So, what is better, the serene turtle-like mammalian; or the avian brute of the Amazon? The serene turtle-like mammalian also known as

Why Schools Should Be the First Thing to Reopen

    During these unprecedented times, we have all gotten used to rolling out of bed ten minutes before our first class starts. We enjoy turning our cameras off and doing zoom calls from the comfort of our own bed. With these habits, it is almost unnecessary to state that we clearly aren’t learning as much

Clouds Review

This week I watched the new Disney movie Clouds, about a boy diagnosed with terminal cancer who decides to write an album with his best friend. Now, I could go on about how sweet, and heartwarming it was, how great it was that Disney is tackling some heavier topics, or the songs themselves, which are

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