A State of Protest

Exploring changes in a quarter-century of American activism The United States is a nation built around protests. From the Revolutionary War to the Civil Rights Movement, U.S. freedom and government policy have been created through mass social movements. Over the past quarter-century, the introduction of new technologies, social media forums and mass mediums have changed […]

#Things90sKidsForget

They actually grew up in the early 2000s So-called ’90s kids have taken to rioting after discovering that most of their memories are, in fact, from the early 2000s. Having been born between the years of 1995 and 1999, most of these millennials mistook their early childhood memories of play as being from those years, […]

Protesters Against Expansion of Gas Storage

Construction hasn’t started, despite federal approval It’s an overcast, cold early November day in Central New York, and a scene of intense hostility is taking place. A large white truck, with “Amrex Chemical Co.” written in black on the door, is stationary in the road. Four protesters are holding a sign that reads, “We Love […]

Fashion on Repeat

Clothing trends run vintage and nostalgic Clothing isn’t just for protection or warmth. Obviously, it serves those functions too, but it is much more: It is a way to show the world style and personality. It’s no wonder that vintage and retro styles are still popular today. What once worked before should work again, right? […]

DO-IT-YOURSELF CULTURE

The social justice parade is quick to tell protagonists in media are too white and too male. The handicapped and the gays have yet to be found on the jacket of novels, or the posters in town. Bundles of blogs have made it their crusade To end behemoth publisher’s patriarchal ways. To make minorities in […]

Use of Heroin Spiking in Ithaca

Local events following national trend “It didn’t seem like there was anything wrong with it. I think it was pretty scary, but I didn’t want to be the person that was a pussy. And then it became totally normal. So when I was around heroin it was like… nothing else would really do the trick […]