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By Rob McDonald on October 20, 2012
Reddit. It’s a website about links, self posts, upvotes and downvotes. One of the most visited websites on the internet. It features pictures of cats, forced memes, funny gifs and AMAs from the president. Its demographics are heavily white and male and feel even whiter and more male than they actually are. The website’s managers [...]
By Sara Koffi on October 17, 2012
As an English major, I’ve never expected much when it comes to classes focused on the most notable literary contributions to society. I’ve sat through classes featuring dead white men upon dead white men, wondering why a PoC was so rarely between the pages. This semester, I thought my prayers had finally been answered. The [...]
By Dion Beary on October 5, 2012
On Tuesday night, the President of the United States faced off against Mitt Romney in the first of three nationally televised debates. To set the scene, Barack Obama is without a doubt one of the best speakers of our generation. Whether it was at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, his acceptance speech as President-elect Chicago [...]