The Education of Steve Harrington from ‘Stranger Things’

Stranger Things premiered its second season, and its cult following went crazy for it. The second season was just as suspenseful and fantastic as the first (minus the infamous episode seven), but it wasn’t the frightening demogorgon monsters or the appearance of Sean Astin and Paul Reiser that had everyone talking—it was the side character … Continued


Student Loan Debt Isn’t Just a Problem for Millennials

It seems like most articles I write include a mention of student debt because it’s having such a crippling effect on my generation, but this may be the first time I realized I needed to write an entire article dedicated to debt. I’m going to establish a few things first so I don’t get the … Continued


Why ‘Uncomfortable’ Books Like ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Are Precisely the Ones Kids Should be Reading

Another book has made the infamous “banned books” list. The public school district in Biloxi, Mississippi decided to pull To Kill a Mockingbird from the eighth grade reading curriculum this year because, district officials said, “There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable.” If the language in To Kill a Mockingbird makes … Continued


The Female Viking Warrior Isn’t Real. Why Do So Many People Want Her to Be?

It’s interesting how little people care about history unless new inspiring evidence is found of it, especially when it comes to historical women redefining gender roles. In a discovery that has gone viral, there appears to be new evidence that Viking women were warriors and even “high-ranking officers,” leading men into battle against their enemies … Continued


What We Can Learn about Patience from Today’s Solar Eclipse

Unless you live under a rock, you’ll know that Game of Thrones has a cult following, and millions of fans tune in every Sunday night to watch the latest episode. That is, unless the episode gets leaked by hackers or accidentally posted by HBO itself days early. Every week after watching Game of Thrones‘ suspenseful … Continued


Why Are Millennial Women Doing Worse Than Their Mothers?

Women today have more rights and freedoms than ever before. Sure, things aren’t perfect, but women outnumber men in earning bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees; the number of women in Congress continues to grow; and seventy countries have had a female leader. So why are millennial women not doing as well as their mothers? A … Continued