Julia Dietz

Why Are We Reading So Much Again?

During the infamous lockdown period, most of us revisited our hobbies. Between Zoom calls and learning new viral dances, we picked up some knitting projects, banana bread recipes, and a favorite pastime — reading. Reading

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Tomasz Lesniara

Why Did I Delete TikTok?

During lockdown, I did many things I probably wouldn’t have done under any other circumstances. I watched all twenty seasons of Keeping Up with The Kardashians, shaved my head, and downloaded TikTok. Back in 2020,

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Krystina Wales

Why Is Ambition Healthier Than Hustle Culture?

Ambition is a convoluted term, especially for women.  It seems positive on the outside—denoting images of determination and grit. But we all know what you really mean when you say you are ambitious. You are willing to

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Aaliyah Humphrey

Why is Depression in TV Shows Normalized?

Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health conditions. As a New Yorker, I’ve witnessed the gloominess during the lockdown. Times Square was shut down, and millions of homeless people were stranded. I’ve even

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Michele Carroll

Why Do We Need A News Diet?

I don’t envy Gen Z. Okay… maybe a little. I’ll admit, there’s a tinge of bitterness over how it took us millennials years to learn what “Z-ers” have absorbed in weeks or months. They’ll never

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Oluwaseun Famoofo

Why Do We Humanize Ourselves?

Years ago, I remember my neighbor’s car caught on fire. His cries for help saved him. Other neighbors, including my father, frantically filled buckets with detergent to help kill the flames. This display of empathy,

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Brittany Talissa King

Why Black American is an ethnicity, a triumph story!

As Black History Month is commemorated, the question, “Why Should We Celebrate Black History Month?” seems less and less rhetorical as our cultural conversations become more divided. Currently, there’s a public debate on whether this

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