Volume 16

Read more about this issue’s theme, “Mind & Body

Social Commentary

Candid as a Christmas Card: Social Media in Today’s World, by Lucy Wilson
Bleaching Beauty: The Commercilization of Colorism, by Samuela Nematchoua
Celebrity Photo-hacks: Revealing the Intimate Details of a Nation’s View of Women, by Celia Cummiskey
Beauty, Purity and Mixture of a Puerto Rican, by Jose Ramirez

Medical Exploration

Mind Over Matter: Student Mental Health Resources at Boston College, by Madison Barton
The U.S. Role in Fighting Ebola in the Globalized World, by Courtney Sepe
A Looming Crisis: Will Sky-High Medical School Costs Deter Tomorrow’s Doctors?, by Erin McDonnell

Artistic Exploration

Kendrick Lamar and the American Daydream, by Quinn Coughlin
I Liked The Hipster Movement Before it Was Cool, by Mary Bamrick
If the Glove Fits, by Joe Ertl
Street Art: Vindicating Vandalism, by Grace Cummings

Personal Narrative

Pick-Up Line, by Alec Greaney
Stay Classy, San Diego, by Caroline Roughneen
A Hospital, a Pirate, and a Piano, by Christopher Latour
Looks Like He Listened, by Chris Assis

Contributors’ Notes