Bad for the environment: Bad for Artists

By Ann Vettikkal Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are just as insane as they sound.  Riding the coattails of recent cryptocurrency excursions like bitcoin, a new form of cryptoart has formed. While bitcoin is considered fungible, meaning it hold equal value with another bitcoin and can be traded in a precisely equal matter, NFTs are a form of cryptoart that are not […]

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Opinion: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death shouldn’t feel this dire

Ann Vettikkal | Managing Editor  Donning a bejeweled, strikingly armor-like collar, when Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissented, she did it with grace, style, and conviction.  Wearing embellished jadots that differed depending on whether she ruled with the majority or dissented was one of many practices that bolstered Ginsburg’s stardom status. Her existence became a strange crossover of ensuring the tedious but […]

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Opinion: Pop culture forgets its roots

Ann Vettikkal | Staff Writer Sometimes, it sounds like high schoolers are talking in another language. The slang we use and things we laugh about can be so referential that even one day of not scrolling through the explore page of Instagram can disconnect you from what is funny in the realm of internet humor.  Most highschool stereotypes are timeless. […]

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