Even if we're really not, it's just easier to say we are. This perpetual superficiality is all too real. It's fueled by the looming and continuous presence of social media and the pressure it brings to make our lives appear better than they are.
The following reflects the majority opinion of the editorial board.
I was 10 years old the first time I traveled by plane. I was going to Disney on a family vacation, and I was terrified to fly. During the flight, my mom had me switch from yoga pants to a skort to accommodate the weather difference between Boston and Orlando.
Now that the blue wave has flooded Washington, it's time for the Democrats in the House of Representatives to take advantage of the House's broad investigative power to provide much-needed oversight of President Donald Trump.
Miami University, like many universities, faces a constant struggle to meet the needs of students and faculty alike. Mental health has recently been an area that Miami has faced pressure to address, and today I would like to introduce another -- women's access to health care.
Democrats won the House last Tuesday -- thank goodness for that. Even though we will soon be in the midst of divided government with a much-needed check on President Trump, make no mistake the Republican Party is an extremist party that is a threat to the fabric of our democracy.
The results of the 2018 Midterm Elections last night will be analyzed several different ways throughout the coming weeks, months and years. But one thing is for sure -- the impending "blue wave" that was expected to sweep the nation never was and never did happen. Although the Democrats managed to regain control in the House of Representatives, their performance on the state level and in the Senate was negative or not significant whatsoever.