Since the opening of Academic Coffee across the street, students no longer have to walk ten blocks to get their caffeine fix. It’s no mystery as to why this new cafe is so popular. From the friendly baristas and peaceful vibes, to the premium selection of drinks and pastries, Academic is the perfect …

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Tolerance. Acceptance. Living in the Bay Area, it seems like we hear these two words almost every day. Many advocacy groups tend to use the words interchangeably, not recognizing vastly different implications of each word. The fact is that these two words carry vastly different connotations and implications. While we are in no way obligated …

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Solána Imani Rowe, better known by her stage name SZA, is an upcoming R&B artist. Her debut studio album Ctrl, was a hit among the youth for its relatable messages. I went to her concert in September and while at her concert, you can feel her enthusiasm and passion through the energy she puts on …

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Social justice is present everywhere in Notre Dame. We hear the teachers talking about it. We hear students discussing the best way to achieve it. It is even written in the hallmarks of Notre Dame. But things we do not consider are: what exactly is social justice? Is it really justice? Is it even a …

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As excitement for the fall season increases, so does the growing desire to curl up in a blanket with a cup of coffee and a good book. Don’t have any new books to read, or are not sure what to read next? Here’s a list of novels that I am certain will put you under …

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Cyberbullying is the act of using technology to bully someone online. Cyberbullying differs from in-person bullying because it doesn’t require you to face your victim. Bullies use this to their advantage to make harmful remarks online. Cyberbullying can be more damaging than traditional bullying because online posts can continue to do harm if they are …

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The Greek word for a theatre mask is persona. The Greeks seemed to understand that each one  of us takes on a new identity in the form of a mask for protection when braving the modern world of strong opinions and impossible expectations. This idea reminded me of a podcast that I had listened to …

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With basketball season starting soon, there are several changes to the rosters of the teams, specifically Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics. The Cavaliers won the  championship in the 2015-2016 season. Considered the Golden State Warriors’ main rival team in the league, the Cavaliers are comprised of several talented players, such as LeBron James, Kyrie …

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    What do you get when four of today’s biggest artists collaborate on one explosive song? The answer is Homemade Dynamite! Two time Grammy award winner, Lorde,  teamed up with Khalid, Post Malone, and SZA for a remix of her original song, “Homemade Dynamite”. The remix, released on September 14th, displays a faster, more upbeat feel …

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As someone who has dealt with acne for six long and unpleasant years, I can say that it is definitely not something you can get rid of overnight. You use every product on your skin with the hope that maybe this one will cure your acne for good––whether it’s prescribed by a dermatologist or bought …

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