Turkey no longer democratic

After a two-week ban that enraged the public and received international criticism, Turkey has finally restored Twitter and YouTube. The sites were initially banned on March 20 in an effort to cover up a scandal involving Prime Minister Recep Erdogan. The bans were lifted by the Constitutional Court, Turkey’s highest court. The lifting of the […]

Women are just as hilarious as men

While flipping through Christopher Hitchens’ essay collection, Arguably, I came across a polarizing essay titled, “Why Women Aren’t Funny.” Quite unsurprisingly, the title alone is enough to drive any feminist into frustration, myself included. Hitchens, while perhaps not the best thinker (Did he really think religion poisons everything?), wrote well and with great wit, more […]