Column By J1 Reporter Shelby Gerken When I was in public elementary school I wore nothing but Justice brand clothes. I walked into school with a bright pink shirt with rhinestone hearts on it, the matching bright pink leggings, my twinkle toes and a bow on my high-ponytail, bigger than my head to top it… Read More Society Causes Girls to Grow up Faster
I wake up one morning with a strong craving for iced coffee. Easy solution- I get up, get dressed, hop in my car, and drive to Starbucks. For many people, the solution is not so simple. Not everyone has access to a car or even a form of public transportation. Today’s society, especially in the… Read More Living In A Car Dependent Society
Opinion by Chloe Herbert I’ve had a pet since the moment I was born. Our first family pet was a beagle named Lady, and I’d curl up alongside her in her dog bed during my nap time when I was a toddler. She was always willing to chase after my brothers on my command. She… Read More Pets aren’t people, please stop treating them so
Opinion by MaggieMantini Todd Phillips’ “Joker” is a film about an alienated individual, whose embrace of revolutionary evil becomes a kind of integrity. It has been argued that “Joker” has glamorized a killer, but it simply holds a mirror to society. This R-rated movie involves so many angles of current public debate such as guns,… Read More ‘Joker’: is it worth outrageous, dividing controversy?
Maria Piperis You’ve heard it a million times: beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Beauty is subjective, right? Certainly no single, objective definition beautiful exists—but America says otherwise. In a generation of people that pride themselves on inclusiveness, acceptance and body positivity, one might be foolish enough to believe societal beauty standards are… Read More Young women must reject societal beauty standards