Category Archives: Opinion Stuff

I Didn’t “find myself” in college

Time and time again you hear the narrative: college was the greatest time of my life. It helped show me who I am and what I needed to do. It paved the way. For me, that’s only partly true. And … Continue reading

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Let’s Face It: Reality Television Has Given us the Worst of Humanity

The craze started around the early 2000s and has been going strong ever since: from idiot box to Oval Office. The gripping appeal of personal space is that it isn’t so personal anymore. Note: that statement could have been written … Continue reading

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American Social Evolution: From Guilt-tripping to Shaming

Otherwise known as “The Revolution Will Be Digitized”. Imagine being caught in the act of something reproachable. What happens next: the nagging, the punishment, and a message not to repeat your behavior. You serve your dues to the parties affected, … Continue reading

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I Despise Tinder (But Still Use It Anyways)

While we’re on bad Millennial habits, let’s talk about the laziest one of them all: cellular dating hookup services. I myself have two: Bumble (which is actually somewhat better, but not really) and the shallow, surface-swiping Tind: with an “-er”. … Continue reading

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Social Media: The New Desensitizer

What happens when you prick someone and they don’t bleed? You’ve got an open, gaping wound. One that stays that way. Doesn’t matter if you slash them with a knife or a sword. That’s kind of how the exposure of violence works … Continue reading

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The Millennials: Why I Have a Love/Hate Relationship with Our Generation

Facebook. Social media. College debt. Progressive values. Impatience. Ambition. Social Consciousness. Job-hopping. Tech-savvy. Diverse. Adaptable. Big dreams. Over-educated. Entitled. Health-oriented. Social retardation. Mental health issues. These are words I would generally use to describe the pros and cons of my … Continue reading

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Dealing with a not-so-great college experience (while black) and the aftermath

This one’s going to sound like an epic ramble. I happened to ponder it just this morning. Well, really I’ve been thinking about it for several years, but this is the first time I’ve decided to write about it. Without … Continue reading

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