Archive for the ‘Magazine’ Category

No (Wo)man’s Land

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Mila Phelps-Friedl

Travel experiences distorted by gender bias The first time I ever came across something that honestly dissected the dangers and limits of what it is truly like to be a woman traveling alone, I was in 10th grade. It was A Girl’s Guide to Saudi Arabia by author Maureen Dowd, and it cleverly examined the […]

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Kings of the Amazon

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Catherine Colgan

Massive online retailer poses unexpected environmental consequences When Jeff Bezos started the company Amazon in 1994, he originally wanted to call it “Cadabra,” in reference to the latter half of the well-known incantation “Abracadabra”. In those days, the online commerce company barely managed to qualify as a business, much less a legacy of the magic […]

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Jeff Sessions Hates Mad Dank Kush

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Cara Olson

It’s because he’s never tried mad dank kush By Cara Olson Out of all the presidential cabinet members, one may expect attorney general Jeff Sessions to be the most 4/20-friendly. And that’s putting aside Jared Kushner’s blessing of a last name, of course, because we all know that guy’s an uptight dweeb. Sure, Steve Bannon […]

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Take a Chance

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Katie Siple

Chance the Rapper looks for a new intern Recent Grammy winner Chancelor Bennett, better known as Chance the Rapper, is looking for an intern: “someone with experience in putting together decks and writing proposals.” Unfortunately, after donating $1 million to Chicago Public School Foundation, he’s feeling a little bit stingy, and is only offering one […]

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Buzzsaw asks why?

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Jordan Aaron

Why do we get so distracted about things we care about? For example, why aren’t sporks more of a thing? Look, I’m not saying I love sporks that much and clearly they have some flaws, but if we really spent time trying to improve sporks, we could really change the eating utensil landscape. Now I […]

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Greek Life As We Know It

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Alexis Morillo

Up close and personal with the faults in the system By Alexis Morillo, Upfront Editor I don’t know why, but sometimes when I remember really big moments in my life I see them from a bird’s eye view. I watch myself from the outside. Maybe I do this as a defense mechanism to remove myself […]

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The First Frontier

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Mila Phelps-Friedl

Iceland makes unequal pay illegal by Mila Phelps-Friedl, News and Views Editor March 8, 2017: the 200th anniversary of the New York stock exchange, the 42nd official United Nations International Women’s Day and the day when Iceland became the first country to require employers to prove to the government that they are paying people of […]

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‘Woke’ Generation asleep IRL

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Tatiana Jorio

Students, Planned Parenthood, and Lasting Change by Tatiana Jorio, Seesaw Editor While it brings me nothing but hope and excitement that my generation, especially in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, has become more invested in social, environmental and human rights issues it’s also important to analyze this new wave of student activists “woke” […]

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Media’s Masculinity Complex

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Celisa Calacal

Why we praise our leaders for violence In an unforeseen military move, President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike on a Syrian air base April 6, an act that has moved the U.S. dangerously closer to international warfare. Naturally, Trump’s brash action sent the media into a whirlwind, with pundits and reporters shelling out their analyses […]

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Back To Its Roots

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by Annie Estes

X Ambassadors Bring a Music Festival to Ithaca by Annie Estes, Contributing Writer The City of Ithaca is gearing up for a music-filled fall as it prepares for the first ever Cayuga Sound Festival, which will take place Sept. 22 and 23 in several spots throughout the city such as Stewart Park, The Haunt and […]

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