"If things look grim for Republicans in 2018, they’ll probably look grim in 2020, too, unless the Democrats completely fail to unify their message and/or nominate someone electable — not exactly an impossibility on either count."
"Today, “Never going back” is a defining slogan of the abortion rights movement because it acknowledges the past that we as a country have progressed from."
"A change in the statutes means nothing unless it is understood by those who are obligated to follow it. A rewriting of the law does not change a culture — only knowledge and education can do that."
"Even though affirmative consent may be a legal standard in California, it’s not a cultural one."
On Friday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the site will begin surveying users to determine “trustworthy, informative and local” news sources to highlight on news feeds. Last week, Zuckerberg also stated how the platform will begin emphasizing more personal interactions on the feed, decreasing the focus on news, branded content and video. Although the shift […]
"In its entirety, the recent mental health crisis in collegiate athletics should be regarded as nothing less than an epidemic."
"But if the GOP is going to force Democrats and reasonable members of their own party to choose between shutdown and chicanery, the result seems already clear: Shutdown it is."
"Women are taught early on to not only accept gendered fear, but structure every aspect of their lives around it."
"A few months after the election, I had the honor of becoming the Daily Trojan’s editorial director, succeeding a long line of brilliant, ambitious and fearless female editorial directors."
The announcement of Meredith Corporation’s planned acquisition of Time, Inc., which owns TIME magazine, amounts to a Koch Industries-funded takeover that has sent shockwaves through the journalistic world. It’s the second recent high-profile corporate acquisition of a major publication; many still remember Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ purchase of The Washington Post some time ago. Both […]