Is the queer community biased against bisexuals?

September 23 is Celebrate Bisexuality Day. Activists say the day is necessary to combat bisexual erasure, invisibility and bias. Bi people often feel rejected by queer communities as well as straight ones. They're stereotyped as untrustworthy, promiscuous, or "just going through a phase." But some say bisexual people have privilege gay, lesbian and trans people don't. They point out bisexuals cont…

Best drunk food: Jack in the Box or Taco Bell?

It's 2:00 AM. You're trashed and you're starving. Where do you go? Taco Bell is always a solid choice. It's cheap as hell. Everything on the menu is going to be heavenly (because you're mad drunk). Jack in the Box might be the better choice though. Between its Munchie Meals (which are made for drunk and high people) and its expansive menu, Jack in the Box might be the ultimate drunk food. What do…

Does pineapple belong on a pizza?

The debate surrounding whether or not pineapple belongs pizza has been dividing the world since time immemorial. Pineapple lovers say the fruit is the perfect foil to any pizza—sweet and savory is a great pairing, and that's no different here. Pizza purists say pineapple pizza is straight up disrespectful. Pineapple should never be anywhere near a pizza. What do you think? 🍍 …

Should the U.S. stop rebuilding disaster prone areas?

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated the Texas and Florida coast, and now Hurricane Maria is picking up steam as it makes it way to the East Coast. While it's unclear if climate change is causing the hurricanes, scientists are sure that it's making them more severe. Experts say people should stop rebuilding in these disaster-prone areas. It's inevitable they will be destroyed in the future. Other…

Should puppy mills be banned?

California legislators passed a bill that outlaws puppy mills and bans pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits unless they come from rescues or shelters. The bill won't into effect unless Governor Jerry Brown signs it. Animal rights groups say the bill will help homeless animals and prevent inhumane breeding conditions. Pet store owners say the measure unfairly demonizes ethical breeders an…

Should we require people over 70 to pass regular driving tests?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that accident rates increase once drivers turn 70. Drivers over 85 have the highest rate of fatal accidents per miles driven of any age group. Yet Illinois is the only state that requires seniors to take regular road tests. Legislation to increase drivers testing based on age usually fails. Many say testing seniors is age discrimination and that d…

Was it wrong to feature Sean Spicer at the Emmys?

The Emmys brought on Sean Spicer for a surprise appearance during the award show on Sunday, Sept. 17. Spicer went on stage using Melissa McCarthy's SNL podium and basically made a joke about how he lied to the American public for Donald Trump. Critics say Spicer was one of the most important players in Trump's assault on facts and American norms. He should not be normalized. Others think it was al…

Is Burger King is better than McDonalds?

It's the ultimate battle of burger loyalty. Burger King fans say McDonald's burgers are flavorless, tiny and even worse—no onion rings. Flame-broiled burgers reign supreme. McDonald's can be found anywhere, and fans say it doesn't need weird gimmicks like Burger King to be good. It's just two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions—on a sesame seed bun. McDonald's is simp…

Should the U.S. abolish the bail system?

Lawmakers across the nation are pushing to end the cash bail system because it unfairly keeps poor people in jail before they're even convicted of a crime. New Jersey is leading the way by largely eliminating cash bail with a combination of automated risk assessment systems and electronic monitoring. Opponents say getting rid of bail puts the public at risk. Criminals are more likely to flee and d…

Is Chelsea Manning a hero or a traitor?

Harvard rescinded its fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning after top CIA officials attacked the school for honoring a person they believe is a traitor to the nation. Some people think Manning is a traitor because she leaked classified information and potentially put people at risk. Her supporters say she's a hero because her leaks revealed abuses by the U.S. government and military. What do yo…