Vatican attitude shift marks great leap forward

This past Monday, the Vatican released a report midway through its two-week synod. At the assembly comprised of more than 200 bishops, priests and laypeople, Pope Francis discussed pressing social issues facing the Catholic Church, paying particular attention to the potential acceptance of the LGBT community. The deeply conservative and tradition-based Catholic Church has long […]

Women in tech world deserve more respect and recognition

Though it is well known that women are often underappreciated and undervalued in the work force, the prejudice is greater in some professions than others. In engineering and tech jobs, the lack of respect, equal pay and credit given to women is particularly problematic. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s gaffe earlier this week confirms this discriminatory […]

Jennifer Lawrence’s Vanity Fair cover doesn’t hint at hypocrisy

Over Labor Day weekend, hackers released private photos of several female celebrities to the public. Dozens of public figures were tied to this illegal photo hack, including Kate Upton, Ariana Grande and Vanessa Hudgens. The face of this ongoing case, however, is Jennifer Lawrence, who received the brunt of media coverage and scrutiny. Though Lawrence […]