Valentine’s hate should end

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that you either love or hate. Most people’s opinion of the day depends on whether or not they have a significant other. Regardless of my relationship status, I have always loved Valentine’s Day. Part of my love can be traced to my girly nature and my love of…

Don’t hide behind colorblindness

You might not remember my last editorial. To bring this one up to speed: I basically called everyone everywhere racists, especially those with the “White Privilege,” which is a disease of sorts. To help those that may be ailing, I introduce my own WebMD sheet. Overview and Facts for White Privilege Webster’s Online defines the…

Power to the people: Knowledge combats intolerance

You might be Racist if: You have to say, “I have black/asian/latino friends” at any point You ask someone “What are you?” You use any sort of stereotype as a truth You use any sort of stereotype as a joke You dislike the President because he’s black You like the President because he’s black You…

Traveling abroad opens doors, sparks inspiration

Samuel Morse went to Paris as an artist, and returned to the United States as the inventor of the telegraph. Elizabeth Blackwell studied medicine in Paris, and then founded the first women’s hospital in the United States. Mark Twain traveled outside of the States, and afterword wrote his most famous book, “The Innocents Abroad.” Studying…