A fun media analysis about the War on Christmas, undoubtedly America’s dumbest war (and there’s a lot of them). Published in the Northeastern University Political Review on December 21, 2020.
It’s that time of the year again, folks! Get your keyboards ready for outraged op-eds, caroling controversies, and coffee cup complaints! As the days grow short, the trees go bare, and snow coats the land, we must now engage in the time-honored, perennial tradition that so perfectly encapsulates the twenty-first-century American winter. Come all ye faithful and take up arms in the War on Christmas!
I wrote this article out of frustration with the discourse in the country the previous summer surrounding “nonviolent protest,” a term that has no legitimate meaning in the nation’s history. This originally was written as a much shorter op-ed for the university paper, then was revised. Published in the Northeastern University Political Review on October 22, 2020.
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I wrote this article the night of September 23, after it was announced that there would be no charges for the murder of Breonna Taylor. I wrote it in a place of immense sorrow, but also frustration for allowing myself to get my hopes up for justice. The best writing usually comes from emotion, but I wish I never had cause to write such an article. …
Mathematics and Political Science Major at Northeastern University, Columnist at Northeastern University Political Review