I did my daily scoping of Facebook and saw a conversation that irritated and fascinated me. An acquaintance posted a status that basically asked the rhetorical question, What is going to prevent mass shootings? She posted this status after the recent Oregon shooting at a community college. I looked at the first two comments, and… Read More The Stigma towards Medication
Wanted to Be the Model Minority Myth When I was younger, I wanted to attend an Ivy League– Yale to be specific. I wanted to live up to the model minority myth, the type that overachieves, pleases her parents and is looked up to. I didn’t live up that dream, and I’m happy. New Republic There… Read More My Fear of Being Adequate
The History of Political Correctness I’m usually for political correctness. The movement for two marginalized groups that I’m born into, being a female and being a minority. The original ideals fought to restrict hate speech geared towards people who don’t fit the dominant social quo. It also sought for more diverse perspectives from minorities, females,… Read More Are We Too PC for Our Own Good?