Category: Culture

OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE: LEARNING ABOUT OTHERS CULTURE

“Try something new.” it’s all i know As a young male growing up in Southeastern Wisconsin, there was not much diversity going on in the city. So when I moved to New York City, I will say it was quite overwhelming. Still sometimes the…

THAT’S NOT FUNNY: WHY ARE COMICS HELD TO CERTAIN STANDARDS

“Why so serious?” comedic standards Comedian Dave Chappelle recently put out his standup special and it has so many people upset at his commentary. My previous post talked about sensitivity with language, but now I wanted to tackle the need for comedians to be…

PRO WHAT: CAN YOU BE FOR YOUR GROUP AND BE WITH ANOTHER

“Righteous outside your group.” proud from the outside I have heard from various people that you cannot be pro your ethnic group and marry from the outside. And for the longest I have been trying to figure out what that means. Because living in…

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…