Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The Problem With Consumerism Culture

Overconsumption is something we know all too well. Because the average household income is more than $100,000, we simply have too much money to spend. Residents of East Amherst turn to overconsumption as a way to burn through their cash.

A Letter From Hijabis

We, the hijabis of Williamsville East High School, would like to share our personal experiences when wearing the hijab in a public school environment.

The Three Types of Gossip

Whether it’s the latest news about a national-level achievement your friend earned or a rumor that your teacher has been involved in a scandal, the news spreads fast and it gets everyone talking.

Social Media Attacks on Zhu Yi: A Commentary on Social Media Culture

By Angelina Hu On Sunday, February 6th, 19-year-old Chinese figure skater Zhu Yi fell twice during the women’s short program team competition. Instead of reassuring...

A Reassessment of an Entertainment Staple: The Byronic Hero

By Isabella Gu He’s tall and dark-haired. He’s moody, mysterious, and carries the impossible weight of a dark past. But why on Earth is he...

Erasure of History is Unconscionable

By Iman Ahsan There’s a photo that features an emancipated man guarding his family from cannibals during the Madras famine of 1877 at the time...

836 Parakeets at Michigan Shelter Raise Questions About Responsible Pet Ownership

By Angelina Hu On the evening of December 23rd, the Detroit Animal Welfare Group in Michigan found themselves overwhelmed by the sudden arrival of 497...

Cancel Culture: Accountability or Harassment?

“Cancel culture” has been the internet’s latest “movement” for social justice in which mobs on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter rush to cancel a public figure or a brand after hearing a controversial statement about them. However, is cancel culture really doing society justice?

Bozos: The Fourth Appeal

We all know about the three appeals: Ethos, Pathos and Logos. Ethos is the appeal to credibility in an argument, Pathos is the appeal to emotion, and Logos is the appeal to logic. These three appeals are the core to any English class you will take - but there is actually a hidden fourth appeal: Bozos.

What It Means to Be a Hallmarkie

It’s the holiday season, but true Hallmarkies know it started on October 22nd with the Hallmark Countdown to Christmas kickoff. Still, it’s better late than never to join in on the action and give the Hallmark Channel a chance this year. Here’s why you should include Hallmark's latest lineup in your festivities this holiday season.

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