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No offense, but: Examining our politically correct culture

No offense, but: Examining our politically correct culture

Amita Mahajan

May 18, 2016

he phrase "politically correct" has been around for a long time. You see, back in the 1950s it was considered Marxist-lingo — essentially, a "politically correct workers' state!" was the same as a Communist state. Fast forward a couple decades and you run into a new definition: a rude phrase labe...

A Christmas tree wearing an inclusivity cloak is still a Christmas tree

A Christmas tree wearing an inclusivity cloak is still a Christmas tree

Itay Barylka

December 9, 2015

Christmastime is one of my favorite times of the year. There’s great music, holiday cheer, present-giving, seasonal food and plenty of reasons to be jolly. So why are people so apologetic about it? Take MVHS’ Holiday Week as an example. To be more inclusive to students who don’t celebrate ...

‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’ outdoes its predecessors

‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’ outdoes its predecessors

Morahd Shawki

November 13, 2011

It has been nearly six years since the last critically acclaimed entry in the role-playing game series, “The Elder Scrolls.” On Nov. 11, its successor, “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” was released, and it had some massive shoes to fill. Created by Bethesda Softworks, a developer famous for its sprawling role-playing games such as the...