A Very Problematic Valentine’s Day

This year, VH1 kicked off the month of February by bringing back 14 Days of Love, a marathon of love-themed series and movies from the first of the month through Valentine’s Day. If you’re anything like me, you were most excited about the return of the iconic shows Flavor of Love and I Love New […]

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Shit I Don’t Need This Holiday Season

In an effort to educate her audience about virulent consumerism, YouTuber and drag queen Kimberly Clark launched a series of Anti-Haul videos, listing all the items she did not want to buy and why. The series started a phenomenon on YouTube. Her videos helped me rethink my purchasing habits. Because I watched her videos, I […]

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Wrongful Termination: A Master List

Since the beginning of October, multiple women shared their experiences with elected officials, entertainers, and journalists. The New York Times has done a fantastic job keeping track of the individuals we’ve held accountable, but they do not report on those who don’t face any fallout. I’m happy to see that victims of sexual abuse are feeling empowered […]

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North Korea: A Lesson in Tourism and Foreign Affairs

On Monday, June 19th, just days after being returned home from detainment in North Korea, 22-year-old University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier has died. What was most unusual about his return home though, was the fact that Warmbier came back in a comatose state, marking the first time a North Korean detainee has returned to […]

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DeFranco Elite: Not Another News Media Outlet

After four years of working with Group Nine and Discovery Digital Networks, YouTuber Philip DeFranco regained control over his properties. Now, he wants to fulfill his long-held dream to build “the next great news network,” which will be called the DeFranco Elite. I can’t claim to be an active follower of DeFranco’s social media presence, […]

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Occupy The Hill

One hundred days into Donald Trump’s presidency, Democrats are still reeling from an election that left them the most powerless they have been in nearly a decade. Democrats are also making efforts to bridge the gap between the moderates and Bernie Sanders supporters who still hold bitterness towards his primary loss. Unfortunately for moderates, Sanders […]

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Cash Me Outside Girl: A Crash Course in Racial Double Standards

Over last several months, Danielle Bregoli–the catch me outside girl– flooded my newsfeed. If I wasn’t hearing about Milo Yiannopoulos or Tomi Lahren, I was hearing about her. Like Yiannopoulos, I didn’t understand the appeal. I’ve watched the video many times and it never got funny.  But everyone else around me seemed to think it […]

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