White privilege is the idea that being white provides unearned protection from discriminatory societal structures. For example, white people tend to feel more comfortable with police because they have never had any reason to feel uncomfortable or scared. . .
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In 2016, for the first time in its history, The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index downgraded the United States from a “full democracy” to a “flawed democracy”. From 2006 to 2019, the United States has fallen from. . .
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From the sunny deep south to the chilly New England states, kids across the United States grow up in different environments and experience different values and lifestyles. Two similar counties in different parts of the country —Wake County, a suburb of Raleigh. . .
Whether written, drawn, or sung, the highs and lows of human emotion tend to produce the most alluring stories. Expressive pop artists —the storytellers of our generation — have made a comfortable living appealing to the curiosity that lives within all of us.
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I had my first active shooter lockdown my freshman year, armed guards with automatic rifles I will never know the names of marching the halls. Classmates frantically searched the internet for any news or notification with our school’s name. . .
What do you think of when you hear the words Super Bowl? A time full of football, tradition, and your uncle yelling at the athletes on the television to, “Run, run, run!”? Or maybe, you imagine sitting on the couch, eating your family’s homemade chips and dip. You certainly don’t think poetry. Amanda Gorman is breaking through. . .
2021 should have been a good year for country music artist Morgan Wallen. On January 8th, Wallen released “Dangerous: the Double Album”, which broke Spotify’s all-time first-day stream record and, throughout that week, had the largest streaming week ever for a country album. Wallen celebrated his success with days of rowdy partying in. .
While mindlessly scrolling through Tik Tok one afternoon, I came across several videos discussing two boys who believe that women have no hobbies. At first, I thought this had to be an exaggeration, but unfortunately, I was wrong. The podcast “No Focks Given” was created. . .