Ukraine: The Modern Munich Moment

The West’s weakness is what enabled Putin to realize his imperial project. His goal is to bring Russia to the so-called “former glory” of the Soviet Union, which he sees only in terms of military power.

Ukraine Needs Our Help

I urge you to raise your voice in support of Ukraine and donate if possible so we can spread awareness about this heartbreaking situation.

How to Fall Back in Love With Reading, From a Deadbeat Reader

In recent months, I think I’ve cracked it. I can actually read without it feeling like I have to conduct some Pavlovian experiment on myself every time I open my book. In the spirit of dumb old Valentine’s Day, I will share some of my tips to fall back in love with reading. 

Wordle and the Power of Cultural Phenomena

Nobody can really say how ubiquitous trends like Wordle happen or where they’re going, but we hang on in order to stay connected to those around us. We form obsessions, make questionable purchases, create memes, try to capitalize on a passing craze. 

Grieving on Tinder

Grief is funny, fickle. One second it will be crying. Another, it’ll be anger. Turn your head, and it will be nothing. It’ll be Tinder. 

Grandmillennial and the Return of Granny Chic

This idea of timelessness has become popular on social media sites including TikTok, as content creators have begun to reconsider the rapid trend cycle that they perpetuated throughout the pandemic.

“Queen” Camilla – Duchess of Controversy

Within her Accession Day Message, the Queen looks ahead to Prince Charles assuming the throne; “it is my sincere wish that, when that time comes, Camilla will be known as Queen Consort as she continues her own loyal service.” This message came as a shock to many, as Duchess Camilla was originally intended to be named Princess Consort out of respect for her husband’s first wife, Princess Diana. 

Our Grandparents Shouldn’t Make Our Laws

As competent as they may be, [older senators] lack intimate understanding of modern issues and tend to legislate for themselves rather than their successors.

Freshman Housing Histories and Legacies

Cornell freshmen are all too familiar with these scenes: leaving their cozy rooms on Saturday night and tumbling back into soft beds (very) early Sunday morning, or throwing their backpacks next to their half-spilling closets before tiredly climbing up into the top bunk. Freshmen dorms represent more than just a shelter for many students, which is why I think it’s important for us to learn about the legacy and history that surround North Campus.