We all know the story of Thanksgiving, and thanks to cartoons abundant from our childhood, we are able to vividly picture the candy-coated relations between Native Americans and European pilgrims. Now that we’re grown, we understand that these depictions are everything but false. We celebrate this day to express our thanks for the blessing of… Read More Here’s to the Native Americans on Thanksgiving
Here’s my story.… Read More I Don’t Believe in God
Someone jumped off the tenth floor of Morrison Dorm today. Here I was, griping and complaining in my head all day because I feel dumb in my Spanish class and I wasn’t able to register today simply because Daddy forgot to pay off a hold on my student account. And, while I was thinking about… Read More Putting Things into Perspective
Today is my grandmother’s 76th birthday and I can confidently say that I have the most inspirational grandma in the world. One of the most courageous, strong and powerful women in the working-class world, my grandma was, is, and will always be a feminist.
Halloween is said to bring back the dead, but it also brings out predators that are potentially dangerous to us and our children, so take precautions to ensure your safety this year.… Read More Staying Safe this Halloween
Halloween is probably one of my favorite holidays; I’m basically a professional dresser-upper. Costumes are the best, especially when you get to pretend, for at least one night, that you’re someone completely different. As a cisgender, white female, though, I need to be particularly careful when choosing my costume. Just because my race has been… Read More Avoiding Culture Appropriation this Halloween
October means many things to many people, but for those who have lose someone—or battled themselves—against the disease of breast cancer, October represents remembrance and hope, life and grace. Arguably the most popular cancer remembrance month, October may be associated with ghouls and ghosts, black cats and witches, but it is also laced with pink… Read More Quit Saving the “Tatas”