The Problem with P(o)C Culture

I swear President Obama knows me a little too well for not knowing me at all—I’ve spent the last week fuming over the current state of P(o)C culture, and to my surprise, I came across this article which mirrored my own sentiments. I spoke with a classmate a couple weeks ago, which fueled much of…

My President Was Black

I think the hardest part of this impending Trump presidency is that we grew up in a hopeful and somewhat coddled America. Most of our generation has only ever known a Black president, and not many of us were aware of the deeper truths of his Presidency. For us, it was a race barrier broken,…

The Year in Photos (and words)

The New York Times, TIME, Facebook….everyone seems to do this at the end of each year, so I thought I’d take a stab at my year in pictures. So, let’s get to it. Sophomore spring was the hardest semester, well, ever– I made some terrible scheduling decisions which meant I was taking two lab intensive classes…

A Growing Divide

I took a class called Economics of Gender, Family, and Work this semester which had a large impact on my view of federal policy and the policy making process. My understanding of welfare policy has never been so clear, and what I really learned is that the system we’ve instated to help the poor instead actively works…