Current Events, Pop Culture

The Inclusivity of Asian Films and Entertainment

Media and films are much more than just means of entertainment; they have a powerful impact on how we comprehend and build our society, because of their way of storytelling. Through the passage of time, the entertainment industry has evolved for the better to be more inclusive. In fact, Asian and Asian American representation in […]

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Current Events

2020 Olympics: Sportsmanship and Unity

After its postponement, the 2020 Olympics took place from July 23 to August 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The Olympics, a series of international sports competitions that occur once every four years, have always served as a platform for bringing people from all parts of the globe together. This year, however, because of the COVID-19 […]

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Current Events

The Difference Between Equity & Equality in Education

Education is one of the most significant foundations of gaining a happy, healthy, and sophisticated well-being, being an aspect of an individual’s life that is crucial for growth and development. The act of learning and the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, or beliefs are made easier through education. As the world keeps developing and as […]

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Current Events, Pop Culture

Performative Activism

In a world consisting of prominent issues that influence society, there are many people who are willing to use their voice and make a change for the better through activism, through means ranging from social media to physical opposition. In light of this, as social justice issues gain attention and recognition around the world, performative […]

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Current Events

Ethnic Oppression in Countries Across the World

As the world’s population continues to escalate over the course of time, there is an increase in particular social groups becoming susceptible to discrimination and opression. Ethnic oppression, or racial oppression, is discrimination in which injustice is targeted towards minorities and particular groups of indivudals, instead of being concerned with every individual in society as […]

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Transgender Bans on Sports

In the United States, during the 2021 legislative session, 34 states are considering prohibiting transgender girls from participating in interscholastic sports teams. Joining Idaho as the first to do so in 2020, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, and South Dakota have also passed prohibitions and enacted the bans into law. Soon after, in Florida, lawmakers passed […]

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Current Events

Cybersecurity & Information Leakage During the Pandemic

The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a burden in the lives of many, leaving all beings occupied with adapting to the “new normal,” yet as individuals are more digitally connected than ever, this pandemic is provoking further issues that some people may fail to be aware of. As society adjusts to cope with […]

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Current Events, Politics

Biden’s Syrian Airstrikes

In retaliation against a recent spate of aggressions, including a rocket attack in Iraq last week that wounded US troops, President Joe Biden launched military airstrikes in late February against two Iranian-backed militias in Syria. This was done in response to a rocket attack on the airport in Erbil, northern Iraq, on February 15, that […]

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Current Events, Politics

Myanmar’s Military Coup and the Fight for Democracy

February 1st, 2021 — the initiation of severe political unrest in Myanmar and a day that is far from what Burmese citizens have been dreaming of. On this day, following the National League for Democracy (NLD) Party’s landslide victory in the election that took place in November of 2020, Myanmar’s military has seized power and […]

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