How mock elections confuse children and shape our future

By: Ian J. Smith In 2012 schools nationwide hosted mock elections to find out whom their students would pick for president.  The point of these is to shed light on a younger perspective and make students feel like they are part of the political action.  While they may feel more politically responsible, these mock elections force children to choose a party and candidate when they … Continue reading How mock elections confuse children and shape our future

Revival of retro culture

By: Taylor Bailey In Wuxtry Records, which makes its home in the congenial streets of Athens’ downtown scene, a variety of people can be found browsing boxes of vinyl LPs arranged collectively by year and genre. In a tie dyed T-shirt displaying the colorful marching bears known to represent 1960s American rock band The Grateful Dead, Tessa Higdon, a millennial, stated that she enjoys seeing others … Continue reading Revival of retro culture