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What CODA’s Oscar wins do for the deaf community

The Apple Play TV+ deaf family drama, CODA (Child of a Deaf Adult), directed by Sian Heder, won the 2022 Oscar for best picture and best…

Ife O. Ola

Psilocybin’s Potential: For Better or Worse?

Due to breakthrough scientific research and growing public interest, the United States is entering a psychedelic revolution. Various districts are pushing to loosen their laws in…

Nicholas J. Ahari

The Wounded Women of 'Euphoria'

White roses, tinged with pink, dangle from the ceiling and rest on Sydney Sweeney as Cassie's shoulder while tears trickle down her face. Zendaya as Rue traces her path to rock bottom with burnt relationships and take lines. The wounded woman has a new identity in Euphoria.…

Bhavika Malik

The Cult of Cryptocurrency

In a 2020 InfoWars interview with Bitcoin evangelist Max Keiser, the gravelly-voiced conspiracist, Alex Jones, waxed lyrical about cryptocurrencies. He compared the technology to Prometheus, a…

Nicky Dromey

What's going on with the Democratic Party?

The Democratic Party is experiencing significant turmoil and it is unclear whether they can recover from this dilemma. Approaching the 2022 midterm elections, a series of…

Rahul Santhanam

Mirrors of Patriotism in America and England

Any superlative for the most arresting first sentences in literature must consider George Orwell’s works as a serious contender. The historical context of his writing…

Jonathan Stein