Is Fan Fiction Lowering Our Standards for Romance?

Photo ©Depositphotos Trigger Warning: This article discusses sensitive topics such as emotional and physical abuse, incest, and stalking As a child, I was obsessed with Marvel Comics and Star Wars. When I received my first iPod Touch, I joined every…

Don All Your Gay Apparel! A Review of “Happiest Season”

Photo ©TriStar Pictures I like to pride myself in saying that many movies don’t make me cry when really a lot of movies make me cry. Seriously. A few weeks ago, I almost teared up watching “Ratatouille”. And “Happiest Season”,…

The Shutdown from a Hospitality Worker’s Perspective

Photo by Claire Grant Ashland is a hospitality town. With the Oregon Shakespeare festival bringing thousands of tourists in and out of this small town every year, we have developed an astounding infrastructure to support the tourism that keeps Ashland’s…

How to Navigate Thanksgiving After a Chaotic Year

Photo by VeselovaElena from Getty Images 2020 has been an eventful year for the entire world. With a pandemic that has upended lives, an election that showed the true colors of many people, and events that sparked social justice across…