Morphine, heroin, cocaine, and Adderall. Four drugs all classified as class II narcotics, i.e. highly addictive drugs with a high potential for abuse, but still possess certain medical benefits. But while morphine, heroine, and cocaine are all well known for their dangers, Adderall is hardly considered to be a drug. […]Read more ›
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White privilege, often unacknowledged or ignored, represents benefits or privileges from society experienced by people classified as White, versus those who are not. Common examples of white privilege include the ability to walk into a grocery store without getting followed in fear that they might commit theft, or the ability […]Read more ›
The Tapeworm Diet: Voluntarily ingest the parasite, thereby sharing the calories you consume with the tapeworm. Or perhaps the grapefruit die, where one consumes only grapefruits for an extended period of time. These are only two examples of fad diets that are clearly detrimental to one’s health, yet are actually […]Read more ›
This weekend I went to see the much-anticipated sequel to Thor (2011), dir. Kenneth Branagh, excited to see the aftermath of Loki’s power-grabbing rampage as depicted in The Avengers. While the first film had a Shakespearean storyline juxtaposed with a sci-fi plot due to Kenneth Branagh’s influence, the second film, […]Read more ›
We are always taught in health class to avoid cheap fast food from places like McDonald’s, learning of the potential damage it can do to one’s body. We are taught of the toxins used in their food as we are forced to endure the 100 minutes of Super Size Me, […]Read more ›
Being pro-life seems to have become synonymous with being anti-feminist. Former State Representative Roger Rivard (WI-R) stated in favor of pro-life policies that, “Consensual sex can turn into rape in an awful hurry…All of a sudden a young lady gets pregnant and the parents are madder than a wet hen […]Read more ›