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The Medieval Origin of a Vile New Insult: Cuck

The Medieval Origin of a Vile New Insult: Cuck

If you happen to frequent the comments section in political Facebook and Twitter posts, YouTube videos, and many other such places on the Internet, you may have encountered alt-right commenters referring to 'those stupid liberal snowflakes' as “cucks”.
Drugs, Alcohol and Literature

Drugs, Alcohol and Literature

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan are only a few of the many incredible works that Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in his troubled lifetime. When he lost his father as a young boy and suffered from several health issues in his youth, the solution that was offered to him was opium. While...
Not Just Baristas: The Case for an Arts Degree

Not Just Baristas: The Case for an Arts Degree

We all hear the typical comment at some point throughout our degrees, whether it be from a family member or a friend: “Why are you taking Arts? The only job you’ll ever get is that of a Barista.” And while the first 10 or 15 times someone dissed my major I was mildly to extremely...