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Presidential Candidates, Which Taylor Swift Song Are You?

DEMOCRATS Hillary Clinton—“A Place In This World” “I don’t know what I want, so don’t ask me, ‘cause I’m still trying to figure it out.” As the presumptive Democratic nominee for 2016, Hillary Clinton is “a girl on a mission.” Democrats view the former Secretary of State, Senator, and First Lady as the heir apparent […]


The Evolution of Taylor Swift

The pop star America loves to hate is more than her critics make her out to be.


Silence and Solidarity: Reflections on the People’s Climate March

The silence was a moment of hope, but it was also a moment for memory.


The Object of the Game: Authority, Art, and Video Games

Gamergate is about misogyny, but it’s also about an uncomfortable medium that straddles the divide between art and entertainment.


On the Aphorism

The aphorism is paradoxical. In a single movement, it performs two acts which betray one another; and thus, the aphorism lies in itself.


The Rigged Market: A Review of Flash Boys

What Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys teaches us about American capitalism.