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Illustration by Addie Winter

We Should No Longer Separate the Art from the Artist 

By Addie Winter
March 29, 2023

“I’m just separating the art from the artist,” is a phrase usually heard in defense of criticism of a certain artist that has fallen under the scrutiny of the public eye. But is this concept constructive—or...

Image from one of James Charles’ apology videos.

Bye Sister: James Charles needs to be in prison edition

By Kaitlyn Fehr, Chief Copyeditor
April 8, 2021

TW: This article contains mentions of sexual harassment, pedophilia, and grooming. In 2021, YouTube will seemingly never know peace, and it’s time for beauty community superstar James Charles to face...

Like Eicher, I also believe in the power of conversation and communication. However, since social media has the ability to reach millions of people almost instantaneously, it can become a dangerous rabbit hole for drama and social exile.

We can cancel online orders, not human beings

By Carlota Cano
October 20, 2020

English poet Alexander Pope, once said “To err is human,” alluding to the fact that all people make mistakes. Some of these mistakes are more serious than others, like knocking over the coffee mug...

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