Photo courtesy of Christina Stratton Belief systems are complex. They are a set of values, norms and stories that people tell to explain their place in the world, Political Science Professor Chris Soper said. They can take various forms and can range from religion to politics. "Beliefs are inherently the things that aren't concrete and the things that we have to choose … [Read more...] about The Beliefs Humans Hold and Why They Hold Them
Art by Madeline Duvall Stereotypes are everywhere. They can manipulate the truth and generate a false narrative, leading to a lack of understanding and erroneous assumptions. While some stereotypes are a result of a small truth, many can be misconstrued and inaccurate. In the LGBTQ+ community alone, stereotypes have resulted in misconceptions, wrongfully held beliefs and, … [Read more...] about Exposing LGBTQ+ Stereotypes in Favor of Representing Truth
Photo courtesy of Kendall Ross | Design by Natalie RulonThere is a distinct vibration of power present when one acknowledges the connection between feminism and fashion. Fashion is the matriarch of society, deciding which voices will be heard, whereas feminism, an apparatus of power and confidence, is a superseding force fighting against societally implemented … [Read more...] about Feminism Speaks Fashion
Art by Madeline DuvallInternational praise for nurses, doctors, first responders, truck drivers and grocery store workers continue as the coronavirus pandemic roars on.For many, this is the first time their work is acknowledged as essential for others, a stark reminder that their job is to risk their own life to try to save a stranger’s.But as this recognition gains … [Read more...] about Thank Us For Our Service Every Day
Art by Gabby DiGiovanni COVID-19 is a virus changing the tone of a generation. It is real, and it is a pandemic worthy of being treated as such because of its unique strain and rapid spread — but it's not. Why can one go online to see news reports of beaches in Florida and California packed with spring-breakers and watch videos of college-aged students proudly saying, … [Read more...] about Where Is the Fear?