The Monarch

Leave Food Delivery in the Past

Leave Food Delivery in the Past

The overreliance on food delivery services during the pandemic has come with an unseen cost.
Emma Pham, Staff Wrkter April 30, 2022
The reality beneath the enticing convenience and local restaurant partnerships isn’t as savory as it seems. Despite their mainstream popularity, these services are the epitome of corporate greed — shamelessly taking advantage of restaurants, drivers, and you.
Not All Fun and Games

Not All Fun and Games

The Olympics have been a cultural cornerstone for decades. That does not soften the blow of their damaging consequences.
Roanna Pham, Staff Writer April 25, 2022
An institution is not worth supporting if it comes at the expense of a nation’s people.
Advocacy Journalism May Be Better Than Objective Journalism

Advocacy Journalism May Be Better Than Objective Journalism

Objectivity is the current standard in journalism, but should that be the case when it is unattainable, especially since an alternative exists?
Jonathan Yu, Staff Writer April 23, 2022
Advocacy journalism can undoubtedly be based on facts — it just portrays these facts in a way that reflects the views and biases of the journalist.
Why Politics Belong in Education

Why Politics Belong in Education

Many claim that education should be apolitical and that politics has no place in the classroom—but is it even possible to separate the two?
Gavin Zhang, Staff Writer February 23, 2022
In fact, it appears that what’s labeled “political” in education in the first place usually excludes pre-existing educational practices that we’ve gotten used to, like the Pledge.
The Double STANdard

The Double STANdard

Toxic fan culture is a part of many different communities. Despite this, there is a sexist double standard in the way they are scrutinized.
Shefali Bharadwaj February 23, 2022
Sports fanatics have existed since the beginning of organized athletics. Yet, they are not grouped under the umbrella of crazy fandoms because of one key factor: gender.
The Confusing Case of Right to Work Laws

The Confusing Case of Right to Work Laws

Right to Work laws are misnomers that prevent unions from effectively functioning. Ironically, they may be harming workers' rights more than anything.
Jonathan Yu, Staff Writer February 23, 2022
Right to Work laws weaken bargaining power for workers, effectively rendering the existing union useless since they don’t receive adequate union dues.
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