The People v OJ Simpson, often dubbed as the “Trial of the century”, was a court case that enthralled America in the mid to late 90s. Everyone was glued to their TV’s and the tabloids, anxiously waiting to hear the verdict. The country was split. Hardcore fans of “The Juice”, a well-known football player, were chanting “Let The Juice Loose” while many rallied around victims Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman families in hopes of obtaining
September has become synonymous with school, almost to the point where I forget about the fact it’s fall. As a sophomore in high school, I know what’s expected of me, what I expect from myself, and what I need to do every year to meet these academic standards and broaden my horizons regarding colleges and whatnot. However, I can’t help but notice that school has really deviated from learning, considering the fact I learn more
I was born in the year 2002, making me apart of the graduating class of 2020. 2002 was a year of political, economic and social turmoil. 2002 was also the year after September 11, 2001, thus making 2020 the first graduating class to have not lived through 9/11. It’s very hard to even fathom what happened on that day, the many lives lost and all the families affected, here in my hometown, New York City.
2017 was a year full of hashtags and havoc, as we’ve seen the correlation between social media and social issues thicken. With Trump’s presidency and the following consequences, many have taken to Twitter to express their opinions and beliefs, neglecting the old-fashioned journalism that many may have been used to. For the first time ever, social media was used as a medium, a news outlet and a way to follow what’s going on in the
It’s barely been 7 months since Donald Trump became the leader of the free world, and already, almost every intersection of humanity has been tested. With scandals from left to right, the White House is beginning to look like an HBO prime time drama, and everyone is tuning in to watch the plot thicken. This includes the Democrats who are itching to take down Republicans from congress in 2018 and Donald Trump in 2020. The
Feminism cannot and should not be sold to the masses as an object of consumption. Nor should it be corporatized for personal gains by blood-sucking neoliberals. Unfortunately, this is a lesson yet to be learned by large retailers such as Forever 21, H&M, Charlotte Russe, Urban Outfitters, etc. All are popular retail chains one would come across when perusing their local mall. These retailers primarily target a demographic largely comprising of millennials and teenagers, arguably