Kesha’s Comeback

August 11, 2017, Kesha released her latest album “Rainbow.” She began writing the album in 2014 while in rehab and it became a goal for her, to reach the end of the storm and have this album reflect what she went through to get better. Between then and now, Kesha has had her fair share …

“What’s Worse? She’s Black!”

I remember this day like it was yesterday. I was on a school bus with my tenth grade class, and we were on the way to a sports event. They had piled us into the bus and on this particular bus ride, for one reason or another, I was quiet at the back of the …

Jeremy Corbyn, Britain’s Hope

It all started in 1983 with him as an MP for Islington North in Parliament. Now, in 2017, he has become Labour’s successful leader – leading the general election with 262 seats.. Of course, no party had met the 326 mark to win the election but it was a win for the Labour Party and …

Equality And Equity: The Fight For Both

Equality of opportunity is not enough. Unless we create an environment where everyone is guaranteed some minimum capabilities through some guarantee of minimum income, education, and healthcare, we cannot say that we have fair competition. When some people have to run a 100 meter race with sandbags on their legs, the fact that no one …

Percy Jackson’s Annabeth: Sidekick Or Kickass?

Very recently, I have done myself the greatest favor by reading The Percy Jackson and The Olympians series by Rick Riordan. These books always struck me as children’s novels since the protagonist is 12 years old at the beginning of it. And while this is a great read for children, I loved every second of …

The Evitable Loneliness

Sometimes, when you’ve reached your wits end, it seems as if it’s the end of the world And when you look around, you feel as though you’re alone You know that feeling. Being in a crowded room and yet feeling as if no one is there Lonely There is nothing worse that feeling alone when …

Traveling For The Trendy Girl: International Edition

Everyone should travel abroad. Understandably, it’s expensive and many simply can’t afford it, but college often opens doors that allow travel abroad. At my university for my major, (American university SIS) it’s even built into my schedule. I’ve been lucky enough to travel sometimes, even able to travel without parents (currently I’m in an Irish hotel …

People Of Color’s Stories Are Not Commodities

As a Dominican-American writer, I’ve oftentimes found the most poetry and words in my culture and the history kneaded among it. While a melange of my works has definitely attempted to capture the arresting and vibrant facets of the heritage, I’ve found there to be an underlying pressure to discuss and/or mention the struggles faced …

In Defense Of Team Rory

It’s a question that has plagued Gilmore Girls-lovers since the beginning of time (also known as the early 2000’s): who should Rory Gilmore end up with? T here’s the charming, reliable, but also insanely jealous Dean. Then came romantic, yet completely insufferable Jess Mariano (who is maybe kind of her cousin). And who can forget …

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