Dear Elementary School…

Pareen Mhatre, WSS Intern

May 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Elementary school felt like a dream. A really, really good one. But when I woke up from that seven year dream, I was forced to face the reality of the world - “actual” school. Going from having a couple recesses daily and hal...

Veggie Tales

Olivia Benda

May 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

     We’ve all heard it. “You walk into a bar and there's a vegan, an atheist, and a crossfitter, and you know this because they mention it within the first two minutes.” There’s always been a negative connotation aro...

The Racism and Discrimination I face when Minorities Appropriate my White Male Culture

May 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Do you think that Martin Luther King Jr. peacefully fought years of racist white segregationist Democrats in the South to see that today, people are being segregated the hairstyle they have? “Cultural Appropriation” is the new term...

Misconceptions about Indians: Explained

Pareen Mhatre, Intern

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I find misconceptions and stereotypes towards Indian people (as in the people from India, not Native Americans) simply humorous, partly because I either fulfill the stereotypes or am far from those. Yes, I have been raised as a ...

Review of Grey’s Anatomy Season 12

March 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Death. Love conflicts. Good looking male doctors. Seems like craziness. That pretty much sums up the popular tv show Grey’s Anatomy. In the current season of Grey’s Anatomy, main character Dr. Meredith Grey is still coping with the death o...

Stop killing them. Please.

March 26, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Your gut sinks as you watch the tragic scene unfold on the screen before you. Tears prick at your eyes and all you can think is: It happened. Again. The trend of writers killing off LGBT+ characters in TV shows, movies, and...