Here’s a word to permanently erase from your vocabulary

I recently had a classmate take the time to try and explain to me why the word ‘retarded’ is socially acceptable. At first I laughed. What kind of person thinks that this is an example of logical reasoning? But as I began to talk to my peers about the idea, our conversations revealed that teenagers … Continue reading Here’s a word to permanently erase from your vocabulary

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How to Break Your Block

We are always looking for inspiration, especially as artists, we strive for something to spark us with excitement to start or continue a project. Yet, inspiration can be very difficult to obtain. Artist’s block, lack of motivation, and lack of inspiration is a common place artists end up in. It can certainly be one of … Continue reading How to Break Your Block

An Examination of Prohibition: Then and Now

Marijuana, weed, pot, the devil’s lettuce. Whatever you want to call it, we know what it is. If you don’t, allow me to explain. Marijuana is a psychoactive drug made from the cannabis plant that can be used recreationally as well as medicinally. Marijuana has been used to treat cancer patients who have undergone chemotherapy … Continue reading An Examination of Prohibition: Then and Now

Generation Z: The 21st Century Flapper

Picture the modern young person today. Pastel colored clothes, weird shirts, the lot of today’s fashion trends of the youth. Now imagine a woman out on the town in the 1920’s. Maybe they’re wearing a sequin covered glittery dress that matches her headwear. Though it may be difficult to picture them as similar beings, the … Continue reading Generation Z: The 21st Century Flapper