Tuesday, November 20

"Life hack" articles are a genre unto itself. (Google Images)

College ‘life hacks,’ tested

As students, it is almost a given that we find innovative new ways of making our lives more manageable. However, as easy and useful as these “hacks” may seem on Pinterest or Buzzfeed, where they seem to grow exponentially, reality doesn’t always match up. Read more...

Photo: "Life hack" articles are a genre unto itself. (Google Images)

"Life hack" articles are a genre unto itself. (Google Images)

Kale, the much-ridiculed vegetable, is somewhat of a symbol of veganism. (Creative Commons photo via Visualhunt.com)

My weeklong vegan experiment on the Hill

With diets that frequently come and go, we are inundated with a plethora of constantly changing and often conflicting information on what to eat and what not to eat. Read more...

Photo: Kale, the much-ridiculed vegetable, is somewhat of a symbol of veganism. (Creative Commons photo via Visualhunt.com)

Kale, the much-ridiculed vegetable, is somewhat of a symbol of veganism. (Creative Commons photo via Visualhunt.com)



Marketers have caught to a resurgent interest in the past. (Creative Commons photo by Brent Moore via Flickr)

Finding comfort in the nostalgia of throwbacks

As forward-thinking we millennials seem to be, there sure is a lot of looking back. The release of “Fuller House” is a perfect example that nostalgia just isn’t what it used to be. Read more...

Photo: Marketers have caught to a resurgent interest in the past. (Creative Commons photo by Brent Moore via Flickr)

Marketers have caught to a resurgent interest in the past. (Creative Commons photo by Brent Moore via Flickr)

Beyonce's appearance in a recent music video for the Coldplay song "Hymn For the Weekend," which is set in India, has been criticized for appropriating cultural practices native to the area. (YouTube screen shot)

Cultural appropriation or appreciation?

The line is blurry, but cultures can be appreciated rather than appropriated – and sometimes, claims of appropriation are overblown. Read more...

Photo: Beyonce's appearance in a recent music video for the Coldplay song "Hymn For the Weekend," which is set in India, has been criticized for appropriating cultural practices native to the area. (YouTube screen shot)

Beyonce's appearance in a recent music video for the Coldplay song "Hymn For the Weekend," which is set in India, has been criticized for appropriating cultural practices native to the area. (YouTube screen shot)