Thursday, September 23, 2021

Laila Hajdari

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ROE V. WADE IS AT THREAT OF BEING OVERTURNED

STATE ABORTION BANS ARE PAVING THE PATH OF REVERSING THE HISTORICAL ABORTION CASE In May of this year, the Supreme Court announced its decision to review a 2018 Mississippi law that greatly restricts access to abortions after 15 weeks. This case comes at a pivotal moment, considering the Supreme Court...

Thrift Store Gentrification

HOW ETHICAL IS THRIFTING AND RESELLING REALLY? In the last few years, thrifting has increased in popularity and with it, the practice of reselling clothing has grown. Yet, questions are being raised as to the ethics of reselling clothing bought at thrift stores.  Many are worried that this act leads to...

COVID Vaccine Rollout Faces Another Hurdle

Why Citizens Are Vaccine Hesitant Covid-19 vaccine initiatives are rolling out all over the United States, and for some, it feels like a big leap towards how life was prior to the pandemic as they get their first dose of the vaccine. However, others aren't quite ready to take the...

BILL WATCH: FOR THE PEOPLE ACT OF 2021

On March 3rd, the United States House of Representatives voted to pass the For the People Act of 2021, a bill that hopes to address voter access and registration, election integrity, and ethics for public servants. The bill would implement anti-corruption measures to reinforce our democracy, a sweeping piece...

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: MEGAN THEE STALLION

THIS COLLEGE STUDENT TURNED RAP SUPERSTAR IS SHOWING NO SIGNS OF SLOWING DOWN  Megan Thee Stallion is a rising star who has proven she’s nowhere near her peak and continues to advance her career. The Houston rapper has had a huge year, and it looks like she intends to keep...

BRIDAL BINGE

THE TOP 5 BRIDAL SHOWS TO WATCH THIS SEASON In a time like this when just about everyone is stuck at home searching for the next show to binge, we are here to tell you bridal T.V. is the way to go. With the wedding season fast approaching and many...

A COVID WEDDING

THE PROS AND CONS OF A MICRO WEDDING IN THE MIDST OF A PANDEMIC Wondering if you should hold off on having a wedding ceremony during Covid? You’re not alone, as many couples have found themselves wondering if they should reschedule their ceremonies until things clear up or if they...

CORI BUSH: POLITICAL POWERHOUSE

A NURSE, PASTOR, AND ACTIVIST TURNED MISSOURI’S FIRST BLACK CONGRESSWOMAN  History has been made in the political realm this year in terms of inclusivity. The number of female and Black, Indigenous and people of color candidates in the 2020 election broke records. An obvious example can be seen in our...

TELEVISION’S PERFORMATIVE PROGRESSIVENESS

HOW RIVERDALE AND THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA FAIL THEIR BLACK CAST MEMBERS  We have a problem with performative progressiveness in today’s media. Modern television shows are employing tactics in an attempt to appeal to a younger and more progressive audience without actually doing the real work. It is an...

A BREEDING GROUND FOR BULLYING

THE CULTURE OF WOMAN-ON-WOMAN SEXISM ON THE BACHELOR Woman-on-woman sexism has become a growing issue in society over the last few decades. It is sustained by being displayed as entertainment, not allowing us to see it for what it is; a huge drawback on the quest for gender equality.  While a...