News Coverage Isn’t a Conspiracy

The news media is under attack. This started during President Donald Trump’s campaign, where he accused the “liberal news media” of being biased against him, following accusations of “fake news”...

Olympic Committee Abandons Athletes

The #MeToo movement should have been sparked by U.S.A. Gymnastics over a year ago after 140 women accused former team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual assault. Vox reported that Nassar was sentenced to 60 years...

The Mirror Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

Are you brave enough? This is the leading question for the City of the Dead ghost tours in Edinburgh, Scotland. I don’t know about being brave, but I love ghost tours, so obviously I decided to go. For...

The Mirror Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

One of the pieces of advice I got for studying abroad was, “try the local food everywhere.” I took it to heart, because I love food. In Geneva, Switzerland, I was ready to use this approach because the...

Mirror Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

It was hard for me to narrow down what to talk about this week, because this past weekend I was in London, and like most big cities, London is full of things to do. There’s incredible, massive museums,...

Mirror Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

A weekend trip to County Cork, Ireland brought me to one of Ireland’s most famous tourist attractions: Blarney Castle. The 600-year-old castle appealed to my historical sensibilities while the supposed...

Study Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

When our bus pulled up to the Cliffs of Moher, it was so windy that the top of the bus was buffeting. I looked out the window and saw people’s coats blowing wildly, and the grass whipping back and forth. The...

‘Born a Crime’: A Book for the Summer

“IMMORALITY ACT, 1927: To prohibit illicit carnal intercourse between Europeans and natives…” begins Trevor Noah’s 2016 memoir, “Born a Crime.” Noah, a comedian and the current host of “The...

Airline Dress Codes Promote Sexism

Dress codes are common in high school classrooms and the workplace. But one wouldn’t expect to see them on an airplane. As reported by the New York Times, two teenage girls were refused entry to their...