Recently defined in the Oxford dictionary as “the technique or practice of responding to an accusation or difficult question by making a counter-accusation or raising a different issue,” the term “whataboutism” has risen in popularity in both political discourse and everyday conversation.
With a whopping amount of reports coming from Facebook Messenger, the company’s recent decision to move to encryption is unnerving.
Maybe the less we know about Aramark's connection to the UDS contract, and consequently the contract’s labor and union abuses, the more likely they are to quietly return to the University’s dining halls next year.
Reframing the way we talk about bodies with one another can reframe the way media conveys bodies to us.
We need change now, and now more than ever.
So, what do greek chapters know that the rest of us GDIs (God D*** Independents, a term for non-greek life students) don’t?
Four people of differing backgrounds walk into a bar. Quietly, they each locate the nearest exit and route an escape – just in case.
There is no experience comparable to being 14 years old and on Vine during its infancy. Nothing will ever be as candid or funny. I imagine Vine to Millennials and Gen Z is like what Hands Across America was to Gen X and Baby Boomers.
With its history of brutal discrimination, not to mention the fact that Minneapolis cops haven’t been required to live in the precinct that they police since 1999, increasing law enforcement’s presence doesn’t seem like a move to strengthen community ties, but rather an effort to subjugate marginalized communities.
Details of Ansari and other public figures’ misconduct are important in the conversation of how to move forward as a culture.