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Astrology: More than a white-washed trend

Astrology: More than a white-washed trend

Aesthetics have selectively separated culture from pop trends
Ashwini Vivek, Opinion Columnist November 18, 2021

Growing up as a person of color in a mostly white setting, especially when you don't practice Christianity, is to grow up doubting yourself. From elementary school, I remember being told that my religion,...

Squid Game: Its More than a Macabre

Squid Game: It’s More than a Macabre

Warning: The following article contains spoilers from “Squid Game.” Reader’s discretion advised.
Mai Vo, Opinion Coumnist November 18, 2021

“Squid Game” just happened. Whether you love it or hate it, there's a lot to digest in this nine-episode Netflix series, from its visceral storytelling to its nuanced portrayal of contemporary South...

Trinity has betrayed students’ trust

Trinity has betrayed students’ trust

Nathan Darsch, Opinion Columnist November 11, 2021

Now that the semester is drawing to a close, Trinity students and administration have the opportunity to look back at the COVID regulations of the past few months and see how they fared. On one hand,...

It’s time for children’s TV to live up to its potential

It’s time for children’s TV to live up to its potential

Children’s shows have the opportunity to teach empathy and soft skills
Ashwini Vivek, Opinion Columnist November 4, 2021

In a world where devices are necessary for everyday life, it’s almost impossible for a child to grow up without television. With so much exposure, television offers a great way for kids to learn, not...

In Defense of Krysten Sinema and Joe Manchin

In Defense of Krysten Sinema and Joe Manchin

Democrats must present a united front for success
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist November 4, 2021

Since Biden proposed his three-part Build Back Better plan, valued at $7 trillion, support for Republican control of Congress has risen steadily. Moreover, President Biden’s popularity has dropped 10...

How the sustainability movement can save itself

How the sustainability movement can save itself

Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist November 4, 2021

Sustainable development has been a buzzword in international politics since the mid-1980s, and a self-defined sustainability movement has been active since at least the early 90s. The idea of living within...

Tigers Against Aramark: The Next Step in Re-Imagining Dining On-Campus

Tigers Against Aramark: The Next Step in Re-Imagining Dining On-Campus

Written by: Tigers Against Aramark Members (Rachel Poovathoor, Brandon Niday, Joy Patterson, Ani Siva)

If you’re new to campus, you may not have heard of us. In the summer of 2020, Tigers Against Aramark was born out of frustration, spirit, and determination to fight against our University’s complicity...

Its time to cancel the cancel culture debate

It’s time to cancel the cancel culture debate

Sarah Fisher, Opinion Editor October 20, 2021

It’s time to put the cancel culture debate to rest A few weeks ago, Nintendo announced the cast of a Super Mario movie set to come out in 2022 to somewhat... mixed reactions. People were generally...

We need to diversify English curriculum

We need to diversify English curriculum

Ashwini Vivek, Opinion Columnist October 19, 2021

The first time I read a book for school about South Asian individuals, by a South Asian author, was my senior year of high school. “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri followed a wife and husband that immigrated...

How did we get from bubble tea to boba liberalism?

How did we get from bubble tea to boba liberalism?

Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist October 19, 2021

Food is a tangible product, made for consumption. In more sentimental terms, it has been frequently described as a “universal language” that transcends borders or backgrounds. In the U.S., a land in...

K-Pop Needs Its #MeToo Moment

K-Pop Needs Its #MeToo Moment

With K-pop bigger than ever, the misogyny within the industry must be addressed
Ameena Khan, Opinion Columnist October 14, 2021

With BTS performing at the UN General Assembly, it's clear that K-pop’s stronghold on pop culture isn’t letting go any time soon. The flashy choreography, eye-catching visuals and photogenic idols...

Same-sex parenting is just parenting

Same-sex parenting is just parenting

Shaneeza Hasnani, Opinion Columnist October 14, 2021

"If the child is raised by two gay fathers, he is going to be gay." "It’s weird for children to be around such people." We often hear these stereotypes from people who are homophobic or misunderstand...

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