Posts From Tori Falcon

Capitalism has taken over Easter weekends

We all know that the marshmallow, sugar-coated Peeps are revolting. If you don’t agree with this, then you are one of the consumers of about 1.5 billion Peeps each Easter season,

The ‘tone-deaf’ undertones of Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi ad

At a Portland city council meeting last week, a protester named Carlos Enrique tried to mend tensions between Mayor Ted Wheeler and the town. Enrique told Wheeler that meeting after

Democratic socialism: Has the far-right met its match?

Everyone is well aware of the unusual election we had this past year. The political aftermath has thickened lines between parties, and each side is gradually showing their teeth. While

The relevance of PBS and educational television

On April 10, “Sesame Street” will introduce an autistic character named Julia. The classic series has been a staple of PBS and many children’s lives for 47 years and works to promote

The reasons that certain kids have free lunches

President Donald Trump released his 2018 budget proposal, “America First,” on March 16. The budget proposes to eliminate agencies and decrease funding for most of them, while increasing funds for

The balancing act of national surveillance

In the early hours of Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted a set of accusations directed at former President Barack Obama. Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped"

The struggle of maintaining racial identity

As a requirement for my major, I have to take two semesters of Spanish. I didn’t have the confidence to test out of Spanish, but also didn’t feel it was

Chance the Rapper is more than his religious stances

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards were held on Feb. 12, and as many have heard or seen, the night was extravagant and eventful. Among the winners and performances, the noteworthy, historic winner

How some DAM Awards affect the community

The inaugural Denton Arts and Music Awards were held Saturday night by local blogsite The Dentonite. The idea for the DAM Awards – a convenient acronym for a place like Denton – was drawn from

How the transgender mayor of New Hope is changing the rules

Tuesday, Jan. 31 marked a monumental moment in Texas history when the mayor of New Hope, a suburb of McKinney, announced she was transgender. The announcement was released on the

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