A Tale of Two Sinners

I grew up in the Catholic church. Somewhere in my grandmother’s house is a picture of me at my First Communion. I went through confirmation and I went to a Catholic high school. But I had already started to doubt everything I was ever told before I even started my freshman year. Years after leaving […]

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Georgia GOP is Making A Big Mistake

Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, survivors and advocates breathed life back into the spirit of the Grab Your Wallet campaign, demanding organizations that support the National Rifle Association severe ties, many of whom provided discounts to NRA members. Corporations responded by ending their programs just hours after the boycott was announced, angering NRA […]

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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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