Author: Whitney Roy

Planned Parenthood Donations from “Mike Pence”

More than 50 thousand individual donations have been given to Planned Parenthood under the name of Vice-President elect Mike Pence. People across the nation have come up with a new entertaining way to protest...

College Campus Reactions to the Election

The 2016 election of Republican candidate Donald Trump has sparked many protests, rallies and hate crimes all over the United States but alarmingly more often on college campuses. At New York University a prayer...

Gene Wilder Dead at 83

  Gene Wilder died at the age of 83, on Aug. 29. The actor and writer reportedly died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease in his home in Stamford, Connecticut. Some of Wilder’s most memorable...

Boys Wearing Make Up in School

In 2016, makeup is no longer only socially acceptable on cisgendered women. People use makeup because it’s fun to choose what colors you want your eyelids and lips to be. When your face is...

Harriet Tubman on the $20

On Wed. April 20, White House Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that Andrew Jackson will be replaced by Harriet Tubman on the bill. Not only is Tubman the first African-American to grace American currency,...

Obama’s Gun Control Speech

During President Barack Obama’s speech on Thursday, he laid out his plan to strengthen the gun control system. He became emotional while mourning the losses in our country caused by accidental and intentionally deadly...

Campbell’s Ad ft. Two Fathers

Campbell’s is known for its commercials centered around family values. Often these commercials feature a traditional family with a mother, father and children. This time, however, Campbell’s switched it up to show their support...

The Wiz Live

This year’s NBC Live Broadway show, The Wiz Live!, opened last Thursday, Dec. 3. This show got plenty of mixed reviews. The Daily Beast writer, Kevin Fallon said, it was a “hot mess that...

New Gender-Neutral Pronoun: Ze

Our society’s conceptions of gender are evolving to more than simply male or female. People who identify as gender-fluid or gender-queer do not simply conform to the label of male or female. This makes...