Art by Samantha Miller As the first month of 2022 comes to a close, couples count down the days until they can celebrate Valentine's Day. For singles, the holiday continues to creep up on the calendar.Considering 131 million people exchange Valentine's Day cards every year, greeting card companies — alongside flower shops, chocolatiers and so forth — take full … [Read more...] about Opinion: Is Valentine’s Day Depraved or Demure?
Photos Courtesy of MalcolmX.comMalcolm X is a man who fought for racial equality in America. He rose as a leader during an important time in American history, facing both opposition and admiration. Just as Black History Month came to a close, the opportunity arose for the public to hear Malcolm X’s story through his own words. The California African American Museum hosted … [Read more...] about ‘The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X’ Documentary Presents the Story of An American Leader in His Own Words
Art by Madeline DuvallValentine's Day is traditionally considered an opportunity to show love to a romantic partner, but lately, the holiday has garnered some complaints. Single people feel overwhelmed by the expressions of romantic love, and people in relationships feel a societal pressure to do something significant for their partner. However, Valentine’s Day is more … [Read more...] about Embrace Valentine’s Day
Graphic by Nate BartonI’ll begin with a quick disclaimer: this might be a little sappy. It is February after all. Yes, I’m here to talk about Valentine’s Day. Don’t get me wrong – I do think that Valentine’s Day is a “Hallmark holiday.” It is definitely overly-commercialized and the way it is marketed and portrayed in … [Read more...] about Learn to Express Love
I don’t know about you, but according to my humble observation, the weekend of Valentine’s Day definitely got 50 shades darker. I am not referring to the hoards of vulture-like singles waiting for Feb. 15’s chocolate sales, nor am I referring to the actual film release. I am referring to the fact that everyone seems to use the personal choice of watching the film as a token of … [Read more...] about It’s Time to Stop Talking About Fifty Shades of Grey