Category: Mini Rants

Iowa Caucuses Must Go App-Free

The Iowa caucuses yielded surprising results: former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg took the lead while former Vice President Joe Biden placed fourth. However, the process was also riddled with errors, as a New York Times...

Emory Students, Take Sustainability Seriously

Given the existential nature of the climate crisis, efforts to reduce waste and lower greenhouse gas emissions are more vital now than ever before. Average global temperatures are increasing, sea levels are rising and the crisis...

Sequels Can Surpass Originals

Sequels are not always lazy cash grabs. Sometimes they are successful additions to existing stories. “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit” slaps much harder than its predecessor because it showcases Lauryn Hill, the struggles of...

America Was Always Great

The idea that America ought to be made great again is oftentimes challenged by the assertion that America has never been great. While this stance could hold if the tenants of our modern moral paradigm are applied to the past, we...

Stop Harassing Kids to Score Political Points

For the past week, my social media feed has been full of memes, cartoons and essay-length posts chastising Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate activist from Sweden. Despite her young age, Thunberg has been widely influential...

Save the Bees or Face the Consequences

Honey bees are vital to the environment, to the U.S. economy and to our health. They serve as a keystone species for their habitats and pollinate more than 80 percent of cultivated crops for an economic impact of more than $20...

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