Cyberpunk 2077’s portrayal of women

By: Hannah Irvin Trigger warning: the following article discusses sexual violence It’s disappointing when you don’t even have to play a game to know it is terrible. I imagine the developers of “Cyberpunk 2077” would agree. The…

The psychology of memes

The year no one will miss, 2020. A year where a pandemic flourished, where the Black Lives Matter movement was broadcast around the world, and people’s true colors shown over the stupid argument of wearing…

Why most Netflix holiday specials fall flat

It is that time of year again, the Christmas season and with that comes streaming websites promoting all the holiday movies they have.   I was struck by the amount of rom-coms Netflix promoted this year. It seems like…

No one should be denied their right to…

In the ratification of the Constitution, the control of elections was left to the states to decide. It led to unfair voting practices across the country; states only allowed white men who owned property to…

A protestor in Montevallo holds up a sign that reads "We are Breonna Taylor! No justice no peace."

“The more things change, the more things stay…

Photo by Anna Grace Askelson. There is a well-known expression first coined by French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, “plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.” In English, we generally translate this to mean “the more things change, the more they still stay…

A purple cloud with superstitious images including a black cat, broken mirror, the number 13 and a horse shoe.

Why do we call it unlucky?

Graphic by Bell Jackson. With Halloween season/spooky season coming up I thought it would be appropriate to talk about something that has always fascinated me: superstitions.   Not too long ago, I was zoning out and…

Envelope reading "Letter from the Editor, Zoe Hall"

Letter from the editor

Graphic by Bell Jackson Dear readers,   The last several months have been difficult, especially on my mental health, and I know I’m not alone in it.  Recently, I have realized that I need to prioritize…