Dear Reader, We mentioned it briefly in our first letter, but we have finally seen it come to […]
Dear Reader, Over the course of two semesters we have been able to publish articles on varying topics […]
Little did I realize that my final article in this magazine would eventually come full circle, with me […]
Whether you are returning to college for another year or starting college for the first time, it is […]
Late night conversations, just like binge watching a television show, stay with you long after the last word has been uttered. Two years ago, while sitting cross-legged on the kitchen countertop, I recall having a tete-a-tete with my then-roommate about doing the unconventional: I wanted to switch colleges. While it may appear to be nothing out of the ordinary here, it is very rare to make that kind of decision where I come from. “If you don’t ask, the answer is always no,” she had told me.
If you have ever been a college student, or thought about attending college, you must have heard: “College-level […]
As an elementary school student, the New Year meant new school supplies, toys, uniforms and clothes. I remember […]
When I was given the idea to write my final published article for the Charger Bulletin, I was genuinely at a loss.
Considering how obsessed I have become over “Avatar: The Last Airbender (ATLA)” and its characters, plot and overall storylines, one would think that when my friends pointed me toward its sequel series “Avatar: The Legend of Korra (TLOK)” I would have been over the moon at the fact that I would get to see more of my favorite benders and non-benders.
This week in my Management in Workforce Diversity class, there was a discussion about the trending concept of white privilege. This is the ability a person has to use their skin color to gain opportunities that many minority groups may not have access to. This privilege is not limited to access to resources and opportunities but also amounts to physical appearances. The physical attractiveness or appeal of a person heavily influences people’s perceptions of that individual. This coincides with their personal judgments which unfortunately leads to biases and in extreme cases discrmination. The effect of a person’s attractiveness has severe influences, not only personal but societal perceptions of minority groups such as People of Color (POC). As a result, this may ultimately lessen this group’s opportunities within society. But how does physical attractiveness help one group while hurting another within society?