Girls just wanna have fun(damental rights)—An estimated 500,000 people marched in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21 to remind the new president, Donald Trump, that their voices will not be silenced.Photo by Jennifer Hastings

Walk on Washington: Human Rights Are Not Up For Grabs

By Amanda Shen Less than 24 hours after President Trump assumed office, the streets of the nation’s capital turned pink. Protesters—many adorned in pink handknit “pussy hats”—flew from across the nation to participate in the Women’s March on Washington DC. Touting vibrant, politically charged signs, they all shivered, trudged, and shouted to their new president,[…]

Cartoon by Amanda Shen

Love Is Love Day
Love is All Days

By Amanda Shen Valentine’s Day. A day characterized by pastel-colored Necco Sweethearts, pink and red glittered Hallmark cards, cheaply made stuffed bears holding hearts and roses, and crinkly chocolate wrappers. A day whose true purpose has been largely forgotten. As with most holiday traditions, Valentine’s Day has completely transformed in our society into a festival[…]