Category: Opinion

Opinion | It’s Time to Break Up Facebook

When Mark Zuckerberg, then a college student at Harvard University, founded Facebook with his roommates, he probably did not envision the Facebook of today. With the acquisition of Instagram in 2012 and WhatsApp two years later, Facebook has grown from a student directory website into a social media empire. On December 9th, 2020, the Federal…

It’s Over. Take the Signs Down.

When Joe Biden was elected president on Saturday, November 7th, it was over. At least, it was supposed to be. After an exhausting and ridiculous four years under the Trump administration, the nation could turn over a new leaf and complete a smooth administrative transition without any problems whatsoever. Right? Wrong. Who knew that armed…

“David? Nobody Cares.” The True Takeaways from the Beloved Schitt’s Creek

The sixth and final season of Schitt’s Creek dropped on Netflix on October 4th, after sweeping the 2020 Emmy Awards. The creativity, characters, and performances of this series portray many unexpected, underlying ties to family, comedy, and little reminders in everyday life. Many viewers love the show for its witty comments and comedic aspects, but…

Too Much Information: Media Manipulation in the Digital Age

“Too much information running through my brain Too much information driving me insane”      –The Police Fake news… media manipulation… social media influencers…. alternative facts….photoshopping…. rigged elections…. it seems today like never before, we are bombarded, at times overwhelmed by potentially dubious information. But, the more information the better, right? Our 21st century digital age, begun…

Are Modern Politics a Joke?

In the recent years politics have seemingly been depleted in their seriousness. On a daily basis, we see multiple memes, jokes, and offensive statements about both of the running mates for the current elections. Whether it be for a supreme court justice, our president, our vice president, or even members of the senate, politics have…