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Why Quentin Tarantino’s movies actually suck, Part I: Exploiting film actresses for his foot fetish

Victoria Stringer November 4, 2020

illustration by Kate NuelleDISCLAIMER FOR THE COMMENT SECTION: First of all, this is not a personal attack on your taste in movies; we were all hoodwinked by the same algorithm. I am also not implying...

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A Nightmare Within a Nightmare: COVID-19 for the Chronically Ill

Victoria Stringer September 3, 2020

For such a large and vulnerable portion of our society, accounts of the experiences of immunodeficient/chronically ill during coronavirus are few and far between. This seems strange to me because the obstacles...

Everything you need to know to hate Daylight Saving Time as much as I do

Everything you need to know to hate Daylight Saving Time as much as I do

Victoria Stringer March 18, 2020

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut The modern idea of Daylight Saving Time (I, too, just learned that it’s Daylight SavinG, not SavinGS) was actually conceptualized in 1895 by an entomologist,...

Rom-Coms: Are they actually that romantic?

Victoria Stringer February 19, 2020

Illustration by Ren RaderRomantic comedies, or "rom-coms,” have been a part of my life since I was a little girl. I remember curling up on the couch with my mother and sister and watching Sandra...

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Are Instagram models actually feminists?

Victoria Stringer February 6, 2020

Illustration by Ren RaderIf you open Instagram and go to the search page, you probably don’t have to scroll very far before you see a picture of an “influencer” in a bikini. Maybe she’s...

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So you quit the sport you love. Now what?

Victoria Stringer January 23, 2020

Illustration by Ren RaderMaybe you dislocated something in your shoulder, or you landed the wrong way on your bad ankle, or you tore something in your back and need surgery or one of a million other possibilities...

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The demon in the dorm room

Victoria Stringer November 13, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderOctober through March of my first two years of college were, without a doubt, two of the hardest periods of my life. Each year, I was plagued by either pneumonia or bronchitis....

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Being limited by something isn’t necessarily a bad thing

Victoria Stringer October 31, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderI remember very clearly what the psychologist who diagnosed me with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) said: “You have ADHD; it is not a good thing.” It...

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The sneaky signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Victoria Stringer October 16, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderYou open your eyes as slowly as you can in the morning and stare at the wall across from your bed. You’ve been sleeping a lot more than usual lately, but no matter how much...

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What you can actually do about climate change

Victoria Stringer September 24, 2019

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut The great irony of climate change is that those who will be most affected by it — young people, impoverished and homeless individuals and indigenous populations,...

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What is Love? Trinity, Don’t Hurt Me No More

Victoria Stringer September 10, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutIf you got into Trinity, chances are you were at the top of your class in high school. Usually, you could do well in school just by paying attention in class, and you didn’t...

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Respect women on their own merits

Victoria Stringer August 29, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutWe all know a “cool girl” — hell, you might even be one. She isn’t “high maintenance,” isn’t really into traditionally feminine things...

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