Romanticism in Art – and Why We Should Be Interested

BY SANHO KIM. Romanticism, like most artistic movements, can best be understood when juxtaposed with history. It was a time of uprisings and conflicts, of liberal thought and confrontation—and the winds of change swept away everyone and everything, from monarchies and governments to French farmers and salon owners. A new way of thinking and looking…

Anthony Scaramucci’s Appointment as White House Communications Director

By Deven Upadhyay. Anthony Scaramucci is America’s new communications director. What does Scaramucci contribute to the Trump Administration? SEAN SPICER WAVES GOODBYE TO THE WHITE HOUSE On July 21st 2017, Sean Spicer shocked Americans with his startling decision to relinquish his role as White House press secretary. The now-resigned press secretary announced the news shortly…

What Are You?

By Christiana Lano. “What are you?” I am a woman. I am a sister, a daughter, a girlfriend. I am a student, a worker, a writer, a dancer. I am tall. I am smart. I am stubborn. But you didn’t want to know any of that. You saw me for the first time and could…

The Soul Connection

By Anokhi. Love, they say, is one of the greatest feelings that connects two souls. If a person falls in love with all his heart, he/she can feel a soul talking to him/her. But what if he/she has failed in love? Does a soul have the power to get him/her back to being a happy…

Love at First Sight

By Kaitlyn Fischer. Seeing your face was like a revelation for me. It was as if the stars that hung in the sky above me had all collided, creating this beautiful collision of light and destruction. Every day that I spent with you felt like another piece of my puzzle had been put in its…

How Sessions Failed To Woo Trump

By Sheharbano Jafry. When Donald Trump announced his desire to seek the presidency of the United States on June 16, 2015, his decision was met with unsuppressed laughter from all sides of the political spectrum. No one would have ever conceived that New York’s “Donald” would pursue a career in politics, especially for such an…

A Teen’s Guide to Surviving in Seoul

By Sanho Kim. Travelling is full of opportunities and delights, no matter what period of life you are in. Youth travel may be restrained by the limited capacity of a minor, but it has nonetheless become a considerable element in tourism. Seoul, the hottest city in South Korea, is one of the modern cities open…

The Russian Anti-LGBT Sentiment Explained by Parts

By Paulina Anaya Cuevas. Warning: This article is likely to be considered controversial among readers for its content. It is the twenty-first century and many things have definitely changed. Fashion. Lifestyle. Nutrition. Borders. We ask for world peace and plead to end world hunger. We start wars, we end wars. Women are objectified. Feminism is…

Newton’s Law of Gravity

By Sai Rayala. They say Isaac Newton Was sitting under an apple tree Watching the soft cotton clouds Float like mist in the pale blue sky. An apple broke off and fell down And struck poor Newton on the head. A hit that led to gravity.   It’s a pity our world has no place…

Taking A Bite Out Of Shark Week

By Ashley Goodman. After weeks of bolstering hype with dramatic and sometimes blood-soaked advertisements, Discovery Channel has finally kicked off its 29th annual Shark Week, which began on July 23 and will continue through July 30. This year, Shark Week will premiere in over 220 countries around the world. The week of shark festivities is…

The Travel Ban Lives On

By Adanya Hicks. On July 19th, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled on restrictions against the entry of family members and against refugees entering the country. The Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s decision to relax the current travel ban against several predominantly Muslim countries. The ruling allows grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other…