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Tuesday night, tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey became the first woman in eight seasons to win the coveted title of Ink Master. Prior to this season of Ink Master, women had yet to dominate and time and time again, male artists ended up on top. However, Malarkey defied the odds by proving that gender has nothing to do with artistic talent and feminism can make a positive difference in a competitive setting. It is important to recognize that although Malarkey is an extremely talented artist as...
So far Trump's cabinet picks have been a real who's who of the absolute worst kind of people in the country. And his most recent choice is no exception. Wednesday, Trump selected Scott Pruitt, a close friend of the fossil fuel industry, to run the Environmental Protection Agency. Not only does Pruitt not believe in climate change (You know, that scientifically proven phenomenon), but for the past few years he has primarily worked to fight President Obama's climate change policies. As the attorney general of Oklahoma,...
Ohio just took a terrifying step towards banning abortion. Last night, Ohio’s House and Senate passed a “heartbeat bill” that would ban abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected, six weeks after conception. This was added as a last-minute amendment to an unrelated child abuse bill and has no exceptions for rape or incest. Physicians who provide abortions after six weeks would face a year in prison. If Gov. John Kasich signs the bill into law, it will be the most extreme restriction on abortions...
The last week of school...Hopefully next week, there will be less academia. Hopefully two weeks later, there will be no academia. Geography.I am a Geographer, but I am also marked by Geography.I think this detest for Geography happened many years ago, from not being able to locate Hong Kong on a map. Or to have to explain to other human beings “what” Hong Kong is. But then, I became a geographer. I applied to this PhD program bright-eyed and hopeful of the radical potentials within...
Sick of listening to the same holiday songs, over and over again? Are you craving a holiday tune that you can deck the halls to and get down at the club to? Do you need an excuse to pop bottles and light up a blunt with your home girls after spending 24/7 with the fam? Then you should probably take a listen to “Lit (Like a Christmas Tree)” by Hand Job Academy and Basside. Straight from the ladies who rapped about periods, Tumblr bitches, and Lena...