Satire and other forms of critique have always been powerful journalistic tools used to bring attention to otherwise sensitive problems or issues.
The 21st century has brought on the medicalization of sadness—the mindset that sadness is an abnormal attitude that requires professional treatment.
The North wasn’t my “promised land,” but a land of broken promises. I’ve seen more upset black people here at Emerson than ever before.
White allies can, and should, play an important role. But they too often have left many people of color jaded.
Although changes have been implemented, even Emerson administrators recognize there's still room for improvement.
The disrespect for the mentally ill stems from a number of societal trends.
By considering your sexual experiences, your identity, and your actions the norm, you isolate and ostracize other sexual orientations.
It's true that there's a lot that has happened, and it can be hard to keep up. But we owe it to ourselves to understand the bevy of changes and proposals.
The United States should implement the shared space policy slowly and responsibly in non-urban areas similar to the towns in Europe.
For every minority it falsely argues in favor of, this idea of respectability—whether voiced by Bill Cosby or Bill O’Reilly—conflates overly simplistic solutions with generation, systematic social ailments.
How can Emerson, which already has well-known funding challenges, foot the bill for such an expensive undertaking?
"I do agree that without true financial commitment Emerson Pathways shows underprivileged students what may not be attainable. However, there is another program that has the potential of making Emerson attainable."
Some well-intentioned but ultimately clueless “advocates” allow for an implied universality that the n-word applies to both the black speaker and white listener equally.
The only way to stop clickbait is to stop biting it. The media delivers what the consumer wants, and if we demand more actual news from our news sources, they will provide it.
Emerson too must challenge itself to provide for those students who, motivated by a new potential for higher education, most need its help to fulfill their dreams.