Sign of the Times

The Language of Liberalism

Syd Haupt unpacks the evolution of "woke" language and the consequences that may arise from its use.
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Does Critical Race Theory Belong in the Classroom?

Tiana Molony argues for the inclusion of Critical Race Theory in classrooms as the bare minimum in the first step towards social change and righting historic inequalities.
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Art Smarts: An Ode to the Importance of K-12 Arts Education

Emily Kocis unpacks the disparity and overall decrease in arts instruction in K-12 education and argues for the inclusion of the arts as a vital aspect of the student experience.
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Board of Regents Approves The “Forever Hike,” and It Shows Everything Wrong With Higher Education.

Taylor Clark argues against the recent vote by the University of California Board of Regents to approve ongoing hikes in tuition and unpacks what that means for current and future generations of UC st...
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Pride for Profit

Sophia Lovell reflects on the inauthenticity of corporate Pride Month.
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Remember Quarantine? Maybe You Should.

Emilie Risha explores the effects of the pandemic on the perception of normalcy and privilege.
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“Cruella” Offers Another Iconic Example of Disney’s Failed LGBTQ Representation

Katie Caracciolo examines the performative LGBTQ representation in Disney media.
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The Transformation of Men Through Glam

Megan Ramsey discusses the transformation of gender roles and masculinity through the glitter and guitar riffs of glam rock.
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A Comprehensive Guide to Big Media’s Queerbaiting Crimes

Katie Caracciolo unpacks the exploitation of queer identities in popular media.
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Addressing Racial Disparities in Vaccine Distribution

Sophia Lovell highlights the racial disparities in vaccination rates, arguing that it is more important now than ever to actively bridge these gaps.
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Capitalism Will Die, It’s Up to Us to Choose How

Taylor Clark unpacks the ways in which capitalism continues to constrain American politics, arguing that it will continue to do so until we actively fight for change.
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Your “Gamer Girl” Aesthetic Has Real Consequences

Syd Haupt unpacks Asian fetishization, outlining the consequences of "Asian aesthetics."
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Why We Need To Pass S.1 “For The People Act” Now

Eric Heilmann argues in support of the Senate Bill 1 For The People Act, highlighting it's potential for positive protections of American democracy.
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Focusing on Faith: Reflections on the Jewish American Experience

The Jewish writers of the Opinion Staff reflect on their Jewish American identities to commemorate this year's Jewish American Heritage Month of May.
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An Ode to MILFs

Min Seo Riu offers an ode to the MILFs.
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