Calling out Catcalls: Op Ed

By Kat Chu I love adventuring around, but wherever I go, I’m always surrounded by people; there is nowhere to hide. Especially in the cities, there are always people outside. Often, men outside. Men who think they own the road, purely because they’re men. Men who think they are entitled to make a comment about …

Playback Prison: Start Anew

By Amy Natarajan The millisecond that Parks and Rec clicks into focus on the television screen, something magical happens to me. It can be a terrible day, a stressful day, or a sick day, but in a few seconds of seeing Aziz Ansari dancing in his sequined suit, a warm feeling brews inside of me. …

Op Ed: Racism and the Pitfall of Pity

By Alfons Rosales The sun was blazing down, enveloping my brother and me in its golden glow. The air was stifling, the ground hot; yet we continued to walk up the winding streets of our neighborhood, trudging through the hills we knew so closely. Every step took what seemed like hours, and we still had …

I’m Proud of My RBF

By Ashley Phan I’m sure all of us know what the acronym “RBF” refers to. (If you don’t, look it up. It’s probably a familiar concept.) It’s a popular slang that originated from a 2013 meme (no, I don’t know which meme), and is commonly used to describe women who look naturally angry or stuck …