The Monarch

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...

The Allure of Annihilation

The Allure of Annihilation

Raunak Dua, Staff Writer

August 3, 2020

In 1920, the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, developed the idea of the death drive. He explained that humans found pleasure in not just Eros (things that maximize love, life, propagation) but also in Thanatos (things that destroy, minimize life energy, and cause chaos). Despite being thought...

$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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