From Ferguson to the Soup Kitchen
by Sam Tezak
“I think there are a lot of kids at Colorado College who pretend to be activists. That’s what this school appears to be. We are this liberal hippie school, [but] I think that it is pseudo liberalism and pseudo-activism,” Senior Trina Reynolds said. We sat down this past week to talk after a semester of protests.
Our obsession with the macabre
by Hannah Westerman
Serial killers, both fictionalized and real, have always held a complex and not entirely fathomable hold on the public's attention. In 1969, the Manson Family, perhaps some of the most well-known serial killers, committed a string of murders that were both brutal and shocking.
Exploring the Japanese infatuation with cuteness
by Abby Cosinuke
It was one of my first days in Tokyo, and I was examining my meal at a small ramen shop. “What is this?” I asked, cautiously pointing at the jiggly white and pink cloud shaped item floating atop my ramen.
“It’s fish,” responded my confused waitress.
“Fish?” I asked.
Perspectives on sisterhood
by Hannah Fleming
It is Thursday night on the University of Southern California campus. My friend Caroll, a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, accompanies me down Greek Row, telling me what the strange symbols mean as I point to each house like a toddler at a new playground. I can’t tell you much about the rest of the night except that I jumped into a grocery cart filled with ice at a frat house.