Social Commentary/Discourse

Navigating the Abyss of Grief: A Desensitized Heart's Struggle

Anger, sadness, frustration, all these are words that can best describe the feelings of grief. Grief is a heavy, suffocating feeling that can weaken even the strongest people. Sometimes when things happen, they cause you to look at life differently and make you question things you've always known.

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The Appeal of The 20s

After turning 21 just recently, I am now in my early 20s and have been told to expect significant change and transition. I am beginning to experience these things in small doses. As I am about to finish university, I am faced with figuring out what comes next. It's been a time of uncertainty, but I've been choosing to be positive and see it as an opportunity; sadly, things are easier said than done.

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It's All Going Down At The Polls

As the Nigeria 2023 federal elections approach, there are three types of people talking about it: those who have their PVCs and are going out to vote; those who don't have their PVCs due to circumstances around them but hoped to vote (my category); and those who didn't bother with their PVCs and have no plans of voting whatsoever. If you fall into the last category, don't you care about the state of your country?

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THE REPRESENTATION OF THE ROYAL FAMILY IN THE MEDIA

I then went down a rabbit hole of the history of the royal family in the media and began to digest a lot of information about the royal family. So, I'm now here to somehow answer the question "What Is the Media's Obsession with the Royal Family?"

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FOR THE LOVE OF CRINGE AND CLICHÉS

When choosing movies to watch, after reading their synopsis, you can just tell the kind of movie you're about to watch. Even as the story unfolds, you may be able to predict particular plot points before they show up on the screen.

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THE WRATH OF THE STAN

"Stanning" has taken over social media platforms, particularly Twitter, where users may follow their favorite celebrities at all times. Having unrestricted access to celebrities has led some individuals to believe that it is OK to obsess over them, speculate about their personal lives, or criticize others who don't like them.

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