Staff Picks

  • Kasey Rae
    Published 4 days ago
    Netflix Documentary: "The Social Dilemma." Pushes Old Fears into New Tech.

    Netflix Documentary: "The Social Dilemma." Pushes Old Fears into New Tech.

    “The Social Dilemma” brings together social media app leaders to discuss the unstoppable monster of their own creation. This Netflix Documentary is a bold warning of the unforeseen strength that lies within our technological devices. Some ramifications of tech usage have undeniably negative consequences which are highlighted in the film, but will it truly lead to civilizations' downfall as the documentary suggests?
  • Kristy Anderson
    Published 19 days ago
    Celebrities, Social Media And Grief: Why Do We Feel We Have A Right To Someone's Private Feelings?

    Celebrities, Social Media And Grief: Why Do We Feel We Have A Right To Someone's Private Feelings?

    If reports are to be believed, internet trolls have chased yet another famous face off of Social Media.
  • Thomas Christopher Luongo
    Published 2 months ago
    Back to Basics: A Gleaning of Contemporary Native American Mental Health Issues

    Back to Basics: A Gleaning of Contemporary Native American Mental Health Issues

    Savage warmongers or animal-loving pacifists? Uncivilized beasts or trainable inferiors? Early settlers of North America perhaps debated these questions amongst themselves when encountering the indigenous peoples of The New World. Regardless of the discussions that took place, one thing is certain: the decimation of Native American (NA) populations is a black mark forever ingrained in United States history.
  • Erin Jones-Wesley
    Published 3 months ago
    Dear Black Girl, Your Life Matters, So Please Meditate
  • Rebekah Sian Crawley
    Published 7 months ago
    "Enough is Enough": Why I Still Can't Stop Thinking About Caroline Flack

    "Enough is Enough": Why I Still Can't Stop Thinking About Caroline Flack

    On February 15th a 40 year old woman took her own life. I may not have known her, but she was one of the 7 billion+ humans I share this planet I call home with. She had a life to live, family and friends who loved her, and so much left to add to the shared experience we are all living through. But n0w she's gone. And though I didn't know her, I can't help but feel pangs of genuine anger and sadness.
  • Dr. Megan Babb
    Published 9 months ago
    An Open Letter to Lady Gaga

    An Open Letter to Lady Gaga

    An Open Letter to Lady Gaga -
  • Isabella Biberaj
    Published 9 months ago
    Will you hold my hand?

    Will you hold my hand?

    “No one is going to hold your hand if it looks like that,” I remember the first time that you told me that. Eight years old, I had chewed my nail and picked the cuticle so badly I was bleeding. “I just need a bandaid,” half embarrassed, with zero understanding of how anxiety can manifest itself.
  • Briana Marie
    Published 10 months ago
    A Case Study of Patrick Bateman

    A Case Study of Patrick Bateman

    Who is Patrick Bateman?
  • Mariam Pagava
    Published 11 months ago
    To Be or Not to Be? That Is Not Really a Question

    To Be or Not to Be? That Is Not Really a Question

    The physical health of Europeans is improving, yet the same cannot be said for mental health. Whereas public health has been a priority, it is mostly focused on physical health and disease prevention, with mental health being secondary. Nonetheless, suicide accounts for 1.4 percent of deaths worldwide and is the second most prominent cause of death amongst young people. The act of suicide should not be considered an individual issue, but rather one that affects that person’s family, their surroundings and society in general.