Technology has revolutionized the manner in which people pursue romantic and sexual partners, particularly for college students.
Growing up in Midwest Ohio, celebrities existed only on movie screens. They were enigmas, and I thought of them more as the characters they played than who they actually were. However, every January, I got what felt like an inside glimpse of Hollywood: the Golden Globes.
Over the past eight years, our country has gone through a lot, from mass shootings and arguments over gun control to human rights crises such as the Flint water crisis and the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.
As our bodies change, so do our perceptions of the body types we consider “normal.” As a young white girl growing up in a small town, surrounded by other young white girls, it was easy to pick out my own flaws in comparison to theirs.
In an episode of "Master of None," the Netflix comedy produced by and starring Aziz Ansari, there’s a scene where a colleague of Ansari’s character, Dev, introduces himself to Dev’s friends at a New York City bar.
A few years ago, a friend told me that she thought the world would be a more peaceful place without religion. Considering all the violence that has been committed in the name of religion, from the Crusades to 9/11, it’s an easy conclusion to draw.
My family and I first decided to take a vacation to Hawaii in early 2008. It just so happened that these islands of paradise were also the birthplace of our newly elected president, a Black man named Barack Hussein Obama.
Now that the college football season is officially over, I’ve begun to reflect on some of the debates I have had the past few weeks over the future of the postseason.
“You’re on Trump’s side,” a tall mother, hair pulled out the back of her baseball hat, told her young, bikini-clad daughter. While we all waited in line for ice cream at the beach, the daughter asked her mother about the recent U.S. statements on the Israeli settlements.