I got my mail-in ballot the other day and for the first time in my life, I voted in a presidential election. Bubbling my vote in like some sort of take-home test isn’t how I imagined my first federal election would be.
This past Monday Oct. 12 was Indigenous Peoples’ Day — a holiday celebrating and honoring Native peoples while acknowledging the legacy of settler colonialism and ethnic cleansing that’s decimated Native populations.
In the last few days of International Women’s Friendship Month, I’m having difficulty understanding how one social media post is diminishing the relationship myself and many others have with Kappa Delta (KD) sorority. The sorority that gave us leadership, friendship and a better understanding of values has seemingly forgotten what it stands for in the wake of the Supreme Court nomination process.
In a year defined by a divisive presidential election, racism and a global pandemic, never has there been a time where credible news was needed more. Despite this, there seems to be a lack of consensus on what the facts are that grip our country today.
At the time of a person’s death, people generally take time to grieve and process their emotions, but this isn’t the case with the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg — former justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Ginsburg unfortunately passed away Sept. 18 due to complications with pancreatic cancer at the age of 87.
Gen-Z scrolls through social media for hours, with personalized for-you pages on TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram. We’ve even figured out how to advocate for the political officials we like through social media. The “#SettleforBiden” hashtag started trending shortly after former Vice President Joe Biden got the Democratic nomination for the President of the United States. While its intent is to help get voters for Biden, it may not be its outcome due to misunderstandings.
Tik Tok has long outgrown its humble beginnings of cringy lip syncing videos to become a global sensation. When it first came out in 2017, it was compared to Vine — another now-defunct popular video-based social media platform. And while its content is radically different, it’s looking like it’ll share the same short life if President Trump has
On the United States Postal Service (USPS) Twitter page, you will find a very quaint image: an old, rusty mailbox with wide pink flowers growing on its side. A blur of greenery in the background. Birds chirping in the distance. A reliable, always-been system.