Month: September 2019

BEST OF THE BEST: HOW ACADEMICS ARE BEING LOWERED IN AMERICA

“Let them fail.” a grade shouldn’t be given I was hearing on the television where a school here in New York City was passing students through and not even really checking to see if they were qualified to graduate. And you think to yourself,…

SEX IS WAY TOO EASY: THE CULTURE OF SWIPING

“Left for no, right for yes.” the new chivalry I have a Bumble account, but I have never really used it. Just went about my time swiping on it and playing around. But there is still something to be said about actually approaching someone…

LOOKING DOWN: HOW OUR DEVICES ARE CONTROLLING US

“We have to put in down at some point.” too wired in We are in a time period where we are consumed with our smart devices. You walk down any city street and all you see are people looking down at their phones. Even…

WE’RE ALL SOMETHING: HOW MUCH DOES ETHNICITY MATTER

  “Does it really matter.” my identity In a society like America where the population is so diverse, we all live in this country comprising of different ethnic groups. You would think a place that consist of so many different people we would understand…

MARRIAGE AND A BABY WHAT: THE DECLINE OF THE NUPTIALS

  “I do(n’t).” generational shift Unlike the past generations, more and more young people are rethinking marriage. And the reason for such a cultural shift has a lot to with divorce. We watched the past generations going in and out of marriage with costly…

CHIVALRY DIED, O-K: ARE MEN STILL EXPECTED TO PLAY THE ROLE

“It’s what you’re supposed to just do.” rule of engagement When it comes to men and women meeting each other in society, the initial meeting is the same as it has always been. Boy meets girl, girl says yes, then they go on the…

SELECTIVE AGGRESSION: HOW WE CHOOSE WHAT MAKES US ANGRY IN AMERICA

“Not my style.” got to go Comedian Dave Chappelle recent stand-up has caused some controversy. He is no stranger to controversy because his television show on Comedy Central caused him to catch flack in the early 2000’s. But the outrage today is very dishonest…