By: Instagram User @PrisonTherapyGirlboss So, you’re in prison. That is super duper not fun. In fact, some might even describe it as a sticky situation. To make matters worse, the inner machinations of the universe have conspired to put you in solitary confinement. At first, this may seem like a bad thing; people do usually tend to think of solitary confinement as punishment … [Read more...] about Op-Ed: An Instagram Therapist’s Guide to Solitary Confinement
In all honesty, I still don't really know what a Letter from The Editor is. I’ve been the Editor in Chief of Slant for two whole years and I could not tell you. And now, I sit here writing my final letter as Editor, realizing I not only don't know what I’m supposed to write here, but also that I don’t really know what I did during my entire tenure. I really just winged it. And … [Read more...] about Letter From The Editor: What The Hell Is A Letter From The Editor?
By Hewlett Packin My name is Hewlett Packin and I’m a sophomore at Vanderbilt University majoring in Economics and Human and Organizational Development. Throughout my life, I’ve always felt like an outsider. My family is white and pretty much middle-income, from The Hamptons, New York. Because my parents valued my education, they enrolled me at the local private high … [Read more...] about When the Immersion Vanderbilt Mob Came for Me
Year after year, the public bemoans a “lack” of music to celebrate the “Thanksgiving season,” whatever that means. Where Christmas has a wealth of music from Mariah Carey and other lesser artists, and Halloween has such seminal classics as “The Monster Mash” and China Anne McClain’s “Calling All the Monsters,” the general public doesn’t recognize a similar canon for everyone’s … [Read more...] about Op-Ed: We Don’t Need More Thanksgiving Music. We Already Have the Perfect Thanksgiving Anthem
By Stella Virgin Let’s get something straight. I think it’s pretty fucking unfair that society has decided to only give us one virginity. I mean, really, one? The vast majority of the 18+ population could definitely use a set-in-stone virginity reset day to replenish our mental and emotional well-being. After all, who doesn’t want to free themselves from those ever-so-common … [Read more...] about Op Ed: Let’s Collectively Agree to Reset our Virginities Every Month