Pride or Pinkwashing?

For over fifty years, June has evolved into what is now considered Pride Month, a time where the LGBTQIA+ community celebrates their identities while also reflecting on the queer struggle and remembering those who fought along the way. One of the most universal symbols of these festivities is the rainbow-colored Pride flag. In recent years, many companies, organizations, and even

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A Cicada Surge: All the Facts

Brood X, or the Great Eastern Brood, is characterized by their bright red eyes and loud noises heard everywhere. They will make their first appearance in seventeen years all across the Eastern U.S. and parts of the New England coast.  Brood Ten first emerged as nymphs in April of 2004, and the full brood post-emergence was somewhere around June 2004,

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Problematic Authors: Can You Separate The Art From The Artist

DISCLAIMER: Even though most of the authors mentioned in this article have engaged in damaging behavior, it is essential to respect their pronouns. After each person is introduced, their pronouns are included in parentheses for your reference. Reading is a wildly popular hobby made all that more prevalent with the rise of social media. With the increased connectedness and dispersal

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Reality Shifting 101

With the whirlwind of events that have occurred over the past year, how far would you go to escape reality? For some, they are willing to go as far as traveling to a different reality altogether. In the past couple of months, a technique known as reality shifting has gained popularity on social media sites like TikTok. Reality shifting can

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