The Monarch

Hot Take: Lawns are Fiscally and Symbolically Harmful

Hot Take: Lawns are Fiscally and Symbolically Harmful

Priyanka Joshi, Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

Grass lawns' negative fiscal and symbolic consequences far outweigh their perceived benefits.

More Than A Plot Point

More Than A Plot Point

Natasha Lal, Editor

October 6, 2020

The treatment of deceased female characters in fiction is indicative of our own inherent misogyny.

The Great Vaccination Race

The Great Vaccination Race

Maria Korolik, Staff Writer

October 4, 2020

Countries' lack of desire to collaborate on a COVID-19 vaccine is putting us all at risk.

The Dangers of Bifocal Politics

The Dangers of Bifocal Politics

Gavin Zhang, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

America's two party-system and voting methodology actively suppress diverse political stances.

The Worst Boomers of All

nuclear missile

Priyanka Joshi, Staff Writer

August 3, 2020

Between North Korea silently developing their nuclear arsenal, Iranian investment into terrorist organizations, and our own illustrious president’s desire to “bomb the sh**” out of ISIS, catastrophe seems inevitable. With this uptick in political tension comes the topic that’s been omnipresent...

$24 Trillion and Counting…

money on fire

Connor Martin, Staff Writer

August 3, 2020

I often spend more money than I have. Whether it be sampling the entire Starbucks menu, acquiring indoor plants that will soon die, or buying one Mitty cookie once, my bank account seems to burn into negative numbers under the taxing of daily life. Interestingly, our Federal Government operates the same wa...

Makeup Revolution

rainbow makeup

Kayla Le, Staff Writer

August 3, 2020

Makeup is false advertising. Well, at least that’s what people would have said a couple of years ago, you know, when objectifying women was still normal and the male gaze was constantly entertained (not saying these problems are entirely gone, though). More recently, with the rise of social media...

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