The Charger Bulletin

Allistics need to start using identity-first language: Say autistic

Morgan Fitch, Contributing Writer April 27, 2022

The month of April is Autism Awareness Month, and is dedicated to all autistics, or so allistics claim. On the surface, you have allistics reading about autism, posting their support on social media and...

A laptop displaying Netflix.

Pick a side: Team dubbing or subbing

Antoinette Yen, Entertainment Editor February 22, 2022

With theaters running at an all-time low due to continuous COVID-19 cases, the popularity of streaming films and TV shows on platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu have been on the rise. To...

Language matters, especially when it was here first

Language matters, especially when it was here first

Isabelle Hajek, Opinions Editor November 23, 2021

“A language is not just words. It’s a culture, a tradition, a unification of a community, a whole history that creates what a community is. It’s all embodied in a language,” said philosopher and...

Does Media’s Language Influence Opinion?

Patricia Oprea April 27, 2016

Language use is key to poets, to actors, to grant writers, and a great many professions. When used tactically and accurately, words have great power, yet, when they are used wrongly or distortedly, they...

Postcards from Prato

Anelia Marston January 27, 2016

My name is Anelia Marston and I’m a first semester junior studying abroad in Prato, Italy. I major in Psychology and Global Studies, which is the perfect excuse for studying abroad. I am a sister of...

Saving Spanish for Students

Angela Eklund February 17, 2010

A former secretary of Devonshire Elementary School has filed suit against Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district after being terminated for speaking Spanish to parents. Ana Mateo was hired as a bilingual...

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