Did you know there's going to be a new "Godzilla" movie? If the answer is no, watch the below video. If the answer is yes, you're probably going to watch the below video again anyway: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBwsUD7jYCI I'm gonna keep this short and sweet, since we're currently in the thick of the madness that is finals: The new "Godzilla" looks hella sweet. … [Read more...] about Chasing the Unicorn: GOJIRAAAAA…?
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Marijuana has been at the forefront of American minds mostly as the “gateway” drug into harder drugs, or even as a drug that was on par with cocaine or meth. Thus, during the 1980s, marijuana, along with other substances that are usually considered more “hard”, were banned at the federal level (as a schedule 1 substance) as part of the war on drugs. Since then, thousands of … [Read more...] about One Nation Under Who?: Americans and Marijuana
For college students, it is relatively easy to assume that education is more attainable than it is in reality. Students are surrounded by other students and faculty, creating an immediate world of education, but this scene is in fact uncommon worldwide. Here are some facts about education in America and the world in general to reminds us all that access to education is … [Read more...] about The Book Is on the Table: Education Struggles Worldwide
As a freshman in high school, just getting into politics, I found myself sympathizing with so-called liberal ideas frequently, While trying to gush to my father about my newfound liberal views, my father, himself a moderate liberal, shook his head at my extreme views and said, “Well, when you’re young, you’re liberal. It means you have a heart. When you’re not conservative if … [Read more...] about One Nation Under Who?: Being a Somewhat Libertarian
Scrolling through Facebook, I came across this link that has gotten a lot of attention: http://www.upworthy.com/a-glimpse-at-how-the-media-treated-women-this-year-is-a-look-at-way-too-many-cringe-worthy-moments-aa3-5c-2 The link is a video summarizing 2013 in terms of female representation of media. The video starts out with positive representation such as the success of … [Read more...] about Girls on Film: The Representation Project