Society has a love affair with outsiders. With Divergent, we've built an entire movie franchise around a teen literally diverging from societal norms, and this summer, we'll watch Peter Parker go from zero to hero in the third Spider-Man origin story in less than two decades.
This past weekend, the Department of Homeland Security temporarily blocked enforcement of President Trump's immigration ban.
Last week, the Minnesota Daily reported on the University of Minnesota police officials' plans to add two new community engagement officers. These officers will be responsible for engaging with University students, faculty and staff, as well as attending local neighborhood meetings.
The mind can be a dark and terrifying place. The only thing scarier than the paths our thoughts travel is the uncertainty of what could be going through someone else's head.
Last week, Buzzfeed published 35 pages of allegations on president-elect Trump, which covered everything from potential treason to pee-soaked trysts with Russian prostitutes.
For many people, this past year has been, and I’ll put this as delicately as possible, a massive, steaming pile of crap.
There’s still a month left in 2016, but to quote the illustrious Mr. Lenny Kravitz, “Baby, it ain’t over ‘til it’s over.” That said, numerous publications have already published their picks for the “best albums of 2016.” The critics couldn’t have predicted that Beyoncé would drop her 2013 self-titled album in the last weeks of December that year.
With social media, tell-alls and TMZ, we know more intimate details about celebrities than ever before.
A week ago, Sam Cooke’s “(What A) Wonderful World” came on while I was in a coffee shop, and Cooke’s courting strategy in the song took me off guard.
When I saw “ISIS” scrawled over the Muslim Student Association’s panels on the Washington Avenue Bridge, I knew some people would draw similarities between the vandalism of MSA’s panels and College Republicans’ panels, which were also defaced earlier this fall. There would likely be accusations of hypocrisy in the administration’s response and the news coverage of the event — criticisms I believe are not entirely unfounded.