Back to School! That sweet September sight of brand new backpacks, fresh haircuts, and packed yellow buses. Breathe it in – it’s an exciting time! Full of possibilities, ambitions, and unbridled potential. For whites. While acknowledging that racial equality has made substantial progress in the 50 years since MLK made his ‘I Have a Dream’ […]
Now that I have the NSA’s attention, I want to spend today’s post debating a few of the major points related to the recent privacy/government surveillance scandals that have hit Washington, Silicon Valley, and everyone who has ever sent an email, made a phone call, or googled ‘Keyboard Cat’.
Today, May 17th, is ‘International Day against Homophobia’. It is an important day, as raising awareness and stigmatizing the stigma have proven to be valuable tools for advancing gay-rights issues, as well as a number of other social issues. ‘Homophobia’… What does that word actually mean? We take it to mean ‘afraid of homosexuals’ or […]
This week has been rough. A pretty hard week for Americans. Just check the news, people are pretty fed up with this week. So I thought I would give us some rest and go on a fun rant of my own, railing for and against… Internet Dating. DUN DUN DUN!!!!!! As a seasoned internet dater, […]
March is a green month for many reasons — spring, new life, tax season (ugh) — but this weekend it is green for Ireland. Many celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the United States with little reason other than its an excellent excuse to drink. A lot. Early. (Cinco de Mayo seems to be a similar […]