The Parthenon

Save it for the campaign

Editorial

April 12, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Hillary Clinton announced her 2016 presidential campaign Sunday and (surprise!) the backlash and criticism started rolling in within hours. Potential opponents to Hilary, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took to Twitter to express their lack of faith in Clinton as a president...

Missing the nostalgia of Myspace

Missing the nostalgia of Myspace

Bri Shelton, Columnist

April 8, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

Does anyone else besides me ever miss the old social networking site Myspace? Back in the day, Myspace was the hip social medium to be a part of. There wasn’t really any competition with other websites until later on, and Facebook wasn’t as largely popular back then as it is today. Myspace was...

Campus controversy and biased news

Campus controversy and biased news

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, FEMINIST THURSDAY, OPINION

Controversy creeps up on campus in the most interesting ways sometimes. All it took was a poster about privilege in the freshman dorm hung by the resident adviser of that floor to get an entire article on the Campus Reform website denouncing the poster and its creator. Because this is a feminist-themed c...

Tweet a joke, the trolls shall come

Tweet a joke, the trolls shall come

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

April 6, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

I decided to book myself a hair appointment the other day. I noticed on the lovely user-friendly service selection application the salon uses that a “women’s cut and style” was $30 and a “men’s cut” was $15. And I thought “Aw man, all I really want is a trim.” For the record, I totally understan...

#FreeTheNipple until we don’t have to think about it anymore

#FreeTheNipple until we don’t have to think about it anymore

Editorial

April 5, 2015


Filed under OPINION

It started in Iceland most recently, but #FreeTheNipple has come to America and attracted some celebrities to its cause all for the sake of a 17-year-old girl who hoped to start a revolution and desexualize women’s breasts. The movement has been around for awhile, but the Icelandic teenager brought ...

Trans visibility is about more than just one day

Editorial

March 31, 2015


Filed under OPINION

The International Day of Transgender Visibility Tuesday brought to light to a community of people who have been historically invisible. Rachel Crandall, a trans activist from Michigan, started the annual holiday to solve a lack of LGBTQ-centered holidays for transgendered people. “I went on Facebook,...

#BlackOutDay beautifies social media

#BlackOutDay beautifies social media

Editorial

March 11, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter and beyond exploded Friday with images of beautiful faces. The first ever #BlackOutDay featured millions of black selfies of all shades, sizes and genders taking over social media to, as creator T’von explains, “celebrate the beauty of Blackness.” After tiring of only seeing th...

#MeganMusicMonday: 8-tracks to character limits

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

March 2, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, MEGAN MUSIC MONDAY, OPINION

February was an interesting time in the music world – Drake, Jack Ü and Big Sean all dropped new albums, and they’re all pretty freakin’ good (coming from someone who isn’t up to speed on the hip-hop scene). Of course these aren’t the only noteworthy albums or newsworthy happenings in the m...