The “model-minority” myth and violence against Asian Americans

By Yunjeong Lee TW: racial violenceHate crimes and discrimination against the Asian American community are not new. However, it’s been over a year since the emergence of COVID-19 and the attack on Asians and Asian Americans have continued and, in some places, dramatically increased. Ever since Donald Tr*mp distastefully and consistently referred to COVID-19 as … Continue reading The “model-minority” myth and violence against Asian Americans

Highlighting barrier breakers in Biden’s cabinet

By Alex Johnson-Fry Joe Biden is president, and with the Democrats winning both Georgia Senate seats, Biden has a slim majority on his side to confirm his many cabinet selections. Biden’s cabinet picks include a number of historic firsts with marginalized communities finally seeing representation at some of the highest levels of government. There is … Continue reading Highlighting barrier breakers in Biden’s cabinet

Madison is the 10th safest city to live in…?

By Eleni Sinnis Madison, Wisconsin exudes Midwestern charm and niceties. It is the capital of Wisconsin, home to the 43,000 graduate and undergraduate students of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a central location for many businesses. A vibrant city with feelings of home and security are all emphasized in a U.S. News article which ranked … Continue reading Madison is the 10th safest city to live in…?

Should porn be canceled?

By Lauren Meyer Trigger Warning: sexual assault and traffickingPorn is widely pervasive and accepted — it has become part of our pop culture through literature, magazines, audio and online platforms. As we all know, pornography is readily accessible to anyone with access to the internet.Pornhub, owned by MindGeek, is one of the the most popular … Continue reading Should porn be canceled?

The glamorization of mental illness

By Julie Abelson Much like other social issues, mental health awareness has begun to flood Instagram through “informative” infographics and aesthetically pleasing, inspirational posts. With political activism on the rise this year, people have been posting on their social media accounts to, “Remember to take care of yourself,” and “It’s okay to not be okay.” … Continue reading The glamorization of mental illness