The negative connotations associated with the death penalty are often built on the practicality, the financial investment, and the moral standpoint behind it. However, few of us dare to consider the people who are affected by these laws. How sure can one wholly be in declaring that the accused person is, […]
Stop. Before you read this, look at yourself. What are your thoughts – aside from, “This girl is crazy”? Seriously...
With the recent uprising in China’s island city of Hong Kong, tensions have risen on both the island as well as the...
“Never have I ever had a penis in my mouth.” Silence. I lift my cup to my lips and drink. A mixture of “ohhhs”...
by Rachel Bellwoar For many, drinking multiple cups of coffee a day is not unusual. Substitute Coca-Cola for coffee and you have my daily grind. I am a heavy soda consumer, the kind of girl who goes to Wawa every day, buys an extra-large ICEE and finishes it. I don’t like […]Read more ›
No matter how resilient the mind is, it can break. The way we think, feel, and live is special. What can disrupt it is mental illness. While mental illness is something we take seriously when it comes to us and those close, it often seems like a source of entertainment […]Read more ›
On the weekend of Nov. 15, some of the most popular names in music got together to cover the 1984 Band Aid song “Do they Know it’s Christmas?” The stars that participated in the cover range from U2’s Bono to the various members of One Direction. This time around, the […]Read more ›
This is it. The very beginning of The Tower’s first advice column. Isn’t it exciting? I realized a while ago that The Tower needed something a little different; something that involves you! My initial idea for this column was to have people in Arcadia’s community ask questions about fashion, how to […]Read more ›
The events associated with the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri have become outstanding issues in the media recently, though it is evident that only the surface of police brutality has received mass coverage. Whether they incite massive backlash or not, instances of police brutality result in unfair injury […]Read more ›
In a recent interview with Oprah, Raven-Symoné caused a major controversy with her strong opinions against labeling. Now, a majority of people on Tumblr seem to feel as if it’s necessary for her to label herself as a gay/bisexual/pansexual/African American woman. What I want to know is: Why the hell does […]Read more ›