Why Impenetrable Academic Language is Classist AF

Photo by pexels.com I’m a fourth-year college student. At this point in my student career, I have read countless articles on literary theory, from the sex-cited body in Margaret Atwood’s novels to phallic symbolism in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. However, I…

The ‘Not-So-Hot’ History of Valentine’s Day and How to Combat ‘Not-So-Hot’ Love

Photo courtesy of Javier Leddy Photography Much like love itself, Valentine’s day’s origin remains a mystery full of lust, conflict, and ancient history. While Christian entities believe that Valentine’s day commemorates the death of Saint Valentine, many believe that this…

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…

Instagram Poll – “The Goblet of Fire” vs. “The Half-Blood Prince”: The Best Harry Potter Book

Photo ©J.K. Rowling In this Instagram week’s poll, we asked what people’s favorite Harry Potter book was. After the first day, the top two were chosen and in the end, “The Goblet of Fire” (GoF) came out victorious! This summer…