Contributing opinion writer

Madeleine L. Lapuerta

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​Battle Hymn of the Woman in STEM

I do not believe that women are predominantly hindered by being a minority in STEM, but rather by the degrading ways in which they are regarded.


​Kanye 2020

Hesitate, but speak. Be surprised, and surprise others in return. Do not run away from what you do not know, for your understanding will be nothing without it.


The Future of Economics is Moving On Without Us

The choices one believes to be good versus bad are built upon instinct, which might just be getting in the way.


How Liberal Feminist Media Might Actually Be Hurting Women

I want to hear about all the women who are choosing to continue to pursue politics, and who are succeeding, even when the current state of our nation could not be less in their favor.

Future Sex

'Future Sex' Bold and Attractive

​“Fifty Shades of Grey” has an older, more intelligent sister, and her name is “Future Sex.”

The Exorcist

‘The Exorcist’: 43 Years Later, Still Horrifically Good

If I had a dollar for every time one of the actors flashed a smile or sported a bright color, I would have about two and a half dollars.


Nieman Fellow Delves Into Difficulties of Reporting on Religion

Washington Post religion journalist and current Nieman fellow Michelle Boorstein described the difficulties journalists who report on religion face.

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Harvard Humanist Hub Reads Harry Potter Like the Bible

Harry Potter may not be divinely inspired, but for a group of Harvard students and Cambridge residents, that has not stopped them from treating it like the bible.

American Horror Story

'American Horror Story' More Absurd Than Frightening

The episode follows a multiracial couple who move to an eerie farm house in the-middle-of-nowhere, North Carolina, and (shocker!) begin to uncover that their house is, in fact, haunted.