I’ve loved to travel for as long as I can remember. After spending much of my first year of college unhappy, I opted to take my classes remotely in the Fall 2020 semester. When I couldn’t convince any of my friends to do the same, I chose to move to Hawaii by myself for a month. When I told people about my plans, I usually … Continue reading What I Learned from a Solo Month in Hawaii
Cancel culture is the mass practice of withdrawing support or attacking public figures that have committed an offensive act. This phenomenon has been taking over multiple social media platforms, exposing influencers and celebrities for their dark pasts and mistakes. Specifically, cancel culture has completely altered the presence of influencers on apps like TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter. At the mention of cancel culture, most Gen … Continue reading Cancel Culture: Spreading Accountability or Hate?
It is a warm summer day in July. I am relaxing on a float in my grandmother’s pool when I decide to plug my earphones in, zone out, and learn tips and tricks from my favorite podcast, “Call Her Daddy.” I catch up on the ex-co-host Sofia Franklyn and her boyfriend Peter Nelson vs. Barstool Sports drama and proceed to listen to the newest episodes … Continue reading Ask Madison: Introducing Your New Go-To Source for Advice
Political activism has catalyzed change throughout history, and the overwhelming presence social media has today only magnifies an individual’s ability to educate themselves as well as take action. The recent horrifying deaths of black individuals gave way to the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, which aims to bring attention to racially-charged police brutality, and as this movement gained momentum, so did activism’s presence … Continue reading Young Women Create Weekly Newsletter to ‘Catalyze’ Activism Beyond Social Media