Reality shows shouldn’t exploit their subjects

Much of my identity has been shaped by Lindsay Lohan — or shall I say, the more wholesome Lindsay Lohan. As a small child, I watched The Parent Trap almost every day until my mother, an onlooker with less exposure than I, could even recite the words. Freaky Friday marked my third-grade existence; I wanted […]

Halloween costumes should reflect individuality, creativity

Halloween: the holiday that involves sugar binges and discovering ways to scare yourself and others. It is also one of those rare holidays that’s meaning changes with age. Much like Valentine’s Day, where we went from trading cartoon valentines to our kindergarten classmates to offering roses and chocolates to our college sweethearts, the spooky festivities […]