Liberate Hanukkah from the “Jewish Christmas” Stereotype

Liberate Hanukkah from the “Jewish Christmas” Stereotype
December 20, 2019

As string lights and Christmas trees fill the streets during this season, thousands of Jewish kids watch as the country is engulfed in the holiday spirit. Although they may feel left out, they still have...

Tree Appreciation: Exploding Fruit Trees and Other Arboreal Creations

Tree Appreciation: Exploding Fruit Trees and Other Arboreal Creations
November 22, 2019

Sometimes it seems that fall is the only time of year that trees are truly appreciated. They sit there, ignored, all green and silently fantastic from April through September, but the moment October hits...

Hong Kong Protests: Insight Into the Thirty-Year Conflict for Autonomy

Hong Kong Protests: Insight Into the Thirty-Year Conflict for Autonomy
October 25, 2019

Hong Kong has been seeing recurring violent protests since June 2019. The protests stem from one bill: the extradition bill that would allow China to try accused criminals from Hong Kong in mainland China....

The Tea On Stan Twitter: The Dangers Of Appropriating LGBTQ Culture

The Tea On Stan Twitter: The Dangers Of Appropriating LGBTQ Culture
October 25, 2019

As social media has evolved, it has allowed for the growth of all kinds of slang and the creation of, essentially, a new language. While the slang on Twitter can allow for the manifestation of a diverse...

Food For Thought: The Necessity of ICA Food Charities

October 25, 2019

The average cost of a modest two bedroom apartment in the Twin Cities metro area is about $1300 a month. In order to spend the recommended 30% of total income on housing, someone working full time would...

Internet For All: The Disparities Between School and Home

Internet For All: The Disparities Between School and Home
September 27, 2019

The world is moving fast. Very fast. And while most of us have the capabilities to keep up with it, some slip through the cracks. In this day and age, having access to the Internet is up there with having...

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