The perspectives and viewpoints on prevalent topics in our society from a myriad of Gen Z’ers. All the articles on this page are reflections of the individual writers and do not necessarily represent the views of the Editorial Board.
- In “Moxie,” Riot Grrrl Inspires Gen Z Feminism Too SafelyDespite being an attempt to connect feminism across generations, the new film “Moxie” misses its opportunity to amplify crucial feminist narratives from its own generation.
- Paper-PlayA metaphorical take on understanding the importance of the items in our lives.
- I’m a young female conservative in a blue state.Lyrah Panarigan; Honolulu, Hawai’i My name is Lyrah Panarigan, and I am a young female conservative who supports President Trump. On the morning of Sept. 11, 2019, I briskly walkedContinue reading “I’m a young female conservative in a blue state.”
- Coronavirus has shattered the image of American exceptionalism, and it’s about timePhoto from the public domain. Lily Nevo; Bryn Mawr, PA— Optimism during a time of relentless crisis is a mere band-aid over a gash. It would be useless and, quiteContinue reading “Coronavirus has shattered the image of American exceptionalism, and it’s about time”
- Alex Morse and the Democratic Party’s queer double standardDrawing by Gigi Silla. Gigi Silla; Washington, DC— I’ve never been one for politics. Sure, I hate Trump and stan Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as much as the next Washingtonian teen, butContinue reading “Alex Morse and the Democratic Party’s queer double standard”
- The necessity of nuanceRyan Cohen; Missouri— If you’ve been on Twitter any time in the last month or so, you may know that a recording of Hamilton, the musical phenomenon that tells theContinue reading “The necessity of nuance”
- Now is the time to abandon racist sports nicknamesMason Arneson; Hopkins, MN— The Cleveland Indians and Washington Redskins, two major sports teams whose franchise names are slurs for Native Americans, announced in the past week that they wouldContinue reading “Now is the time to abandon racist sports nicknames”
- Mississippi’s state flag is gone, but the work is far from overViolet Jira— To be Black in Mississippi is to exist in a constant state of ambivalence. I love my state immensely, but sometimes I can’t help but wonder if thatContinue reading “Mississippi’s state flag is gone, but the work is far from over”
- Being pro-choice in a conservative stateAnvitha Reddy— Surrounded by my liberal peers, I gave speech after speech analyzing progressive policy and debating it’s nuances. In my bubble of traditionally liberal high school debate, I almostContinue reading “Being pro-choice in a conservative state”