“Shut up and Dribble”: A Demonstration of Thinly Veiled Racism and its Prominence

As most have probably seen by now, Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham recently made headline news for attacking LeBron James over the comments he and co-superstar Kevin Durant made in an interview with broadcast journalist Cari Champion. LeBron’s comments, though polarized, were not excessively inflammatory. In fact, they were not even an attack on any…

Over the Garden Wall: An Unknown Worth Traveling

Patrick McHale’s critically acclaimed mini-series Over the Garden Wall is a mystifying journey through the Unknown; a place where rationality is absent and anomalies are expected. Wirt, a reserved and anxious teenager, and Greg, his younger half-brother and an embodiment of exuberance, hope to return home from the Unknown- but they haven’t a clue where they…

Opinion: A protest against today’s protest

This guest column is written by Trevor Tisdale, a junior studying political science.  Editor’s Note: Speakeasy has chosen to publish this opinion piece on behalf of its relevance, rather than its content. Our publication strives to serve as an open platform for students to voice their opinions on any matter that they feel passionate about. If…