In order to create true equality, it’s necessary to deconstruct existing stereotypes of gender and sexuality expression.
Author: Eamon Morris
OPINION: In favor of being more than just okay
Too often, people parrot off the phrase “it’s okay not to be okay.” We should strive for clearer, more helpful dialogue about mental health.
OPINION: I think I might have superpowers
Marvel is wrong. Superpowers aren’t flashy or explosive. They’re pretty basic, and most people have at least one.
OPINION: Evil isn’t always ugly
Fictional media often portrays villains as ugly or disfigured, which plays into deep-seated societal bigotry.
OPINION: We don’t hate Billie Eilish. We’re jealous of her
Billie Eilish, the 17-year-old musical prodigy, reaps unwarranted hate from people who don’t understand her and are jealous of her work.
OPINION: Dark tourism is a moral gray area, especially with social media
There’s a nifty feature on Instagram. Search up a location, and users can see all public posts that have tagged this location. It’s an easy way to see the dozens of insincere, unfunny, disrespectful and often disturbing posts tagging Columbine High School, Auschwitz, Whitney Plantation and other sites of unspeakable
OPINION: Anti-vaxxers are a public health crisis
People refusing to vaccinate themselves and their children has lead to measles outbreaks all over the country. There’s no reason this had to happen and there should be no tolerating it, either.
OPINION: Don’t use astrology as an excuse for personal failures
Astrology is bunk. It’s also a terrible excuse for one’s bad behavior and a way for people to avoid personal responsibility.
OPINION: No, Kamala Harris isn’t the best option for 2020
Kamala Harris may campaign on a platform of equality and justice, but her prosecutorial history is anything but.
OPINION: Normalizing dissent: An open letter to my high school
High school is terrible and too often, it creates a climate of conformity where dissent and marginalized voices are silenced.