The latter part of the 2010s has proven to be nothing short of a hellscape of scandal, opinions and angry mobs. It’s a cultural phenomenon called “The Culture Wars”, and the deeper into it we get, the more divided we seem to become, with the left calling for the right to be punched and harassed, the right calling for the left to be “owned” and “triggered,” and both calling for the shutting-up of those damn centrist “fence-sitters” who have committed the unearthly sins of being politically open-minded and legitimately hearing both sides out.
As some may find this month the perfect time to profess their love to another, what with Valentine’s day and all, I wanted to stress upon those who are single to not place any pressure on yourself to find love. It shall come when the time is right.
Prince Emmanuel de Merode, conservationist and anthropologist, made the journey from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Stony Brook University to present the 2014 documentary “Virunga,” on Nov. 28.
“A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships,” the third studio album by the 1975, tells the millennial narrative of being cripplingly lonely, despite being constantly connected to others through phone screens. A postmodern society living amongst advanced technology that has ruined their lives. It reminds me of “Black Mirror,” but as an album.
Back in October, the 21st year of the film festival, three days of LGBT-centered screenings and community receptions, took place. Though organizers considered it a success, it lacked one crucial demographic: Almost no one was below 50 years old.
When Professor Nerissa S. Balce was living in Manila, Philippines, it was common for neighbors to warn her about which areas to avoid so as not to find a corpse on the street.