As of Feb. 1, there have been 23 cases of polio reported in Syria as a bloody civil war ravages the country and brings a society to its knees. In... Read more
I woke up one day last semester at 6 a.m., an ungodly hour I try to avoid being awake for at all costs. As I laid there in bed, staring... Read more
Rape. The very word seems harsh, cruel, and reminiscent of something beyond the bounds of civilization. Say the word ‘rape’. Just say it. Do you feel ashamed, like you said something that just shouldn’t be uttered in polite society? A survey of the front page of The New York Times, CNN, Headline News, or even the DPS Crime Blotter makes it seem that way, using euphemisms like forcible fondling, violate, or assault to avoid the abject horror of having to simply say the word ‘rape’.
Through different stages of my life, I’ve always been haunted by certain temporal terrors. From death by fire after a particularly gruesome PSA when I was in the fifth grade... Read more
Nobody panic when I tell you this, but we’re less than three weeks away from the election. I know. I freaked out when I realized that, too. We’re within a... Read more
I had one of the most upsetting experiences of my college life the other afternoon. Sitting at my desk, eyes glazed over, staring at the mind-numbingly boring online lecture for... Read more