Stop Pushing my Buttons and Open the Door

Think twice the next time you raise one of your two empty and abled hands to press the button that opens the doors automatically to the EC or any other building on campus. Definitely think thrice if you are doing it so that you can drag your two lazy and abled feet inside. Or even if you have something in one of your hands, you … Continue reading Stop Pushing my Buttons and Open the Door

There Is Still Time To Stop New Neutrality

On December 15, 2017, Comcast unveils their new Super Fast Deluxe Internet Package- complete with unrestricted internet speeds, Netflix subscription, and complete social media access- all for the low, low price of $200 per month. Consumers can add on sports and gaming packages including access to ESPN and Xbox Live for only $15 per month more! Now that’s not the reality, at least for the … Continue reading There Is Still Time To Stop New Neutrality

Stop Glorifying Men for being Mediocre

There is nothing sexier than a bigot, amiright ladies? Blake Shelton was recently chosen as this year’s ‘sexiest man alive’ by People magazine, and for a solid second we all wondered how many beautiful men had to die to make this possible. We are not sure what standards are used to determine which man deserves this title, but they obviously do not care much about … Continue reading Stop Glorifying Men for being Mediocre

White People Don’t Get to Define Racism

By Kassel Franco Garibay Not for the first time, this week I had a white straight man try to define my experience as a Mexican living in the United States for me. Over the last year and a half, I have had men make assumptions about what it is like to be a young Mexican woman studying abroad in the U.S. While some assumptions are … Continue reading White People Don’t Get to Define Racism

White People Got Some Nerve

Once more, white people have provided the perfect example of abuse of privilege. The University of Hartford has been under fire this past week after a white freshman student bragged on Instagram about poisoning her black roommate. Chennel “Jazzy” Rowe decided to move out, and immediately after her roommate Brianna Rae Brochu took to Instagram to write a caption that said: “Finally did it yo … Continue reading White People Got Some Nerve

Harper Lee Did Not Die for this Shit

Earlier this month a public school in Biloxi, Mississippi, pulled “To Kill a Mockingbird” from their eighth grade reading list. This is not the first time that Harper Lee’s 1960 novel has been banned from schools–in some cases the actual copies of the book have even been removed from the libraries. The school’s reasoning behind this decision is that the content of the book “makes … Continue reading Harper Lee Did Not Die for this Shit