Current Events, Politics

The War of Afghanistan

For more than four decades, the country of Afghanistan has been wracked by political turmoil, instability and conflict. In August 2021, this culminated into violence, death and uncertainty for the Afghans. On August 15th, the Taliban, an Islamist organization often regarded as terrorists, defiantly overthrew the government, causing President Ashraf Ghani to flee and sending […]

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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, Pop Culture

The Normalization of Mental Health

In the past few decades, awareness of mental health issues has been on the rise. Suicide cases have prompted discussion about mental health in varying degrees across different societies. Mental health issues have also been studied and researched more by academics and experts. Since there used to be a stigma (and there still is one […]

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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

Pride Month and Its History

Pride Month is celebrated around the world every June. It is dedicated to celebrating LGBT communities and highlighting their stories and voices. In June, people come together to celebrate love, acceptance and equality for all, raise awareness of gay rights, and acknowledge the struggle that many LGBT communities still experience. Under normal circumstances, Pride Month […]

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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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