The Spectrum

Cynics often criticize one parties rather than strongly supporting another, compounding a two party system. Politics, then, turns into a dodgeball-like game where people are simply attacking the party they don't approve of.

Politics fuel cynicism

Zoe Wellik , Arts & Culture Editor April 28, 2016

For such a polarized system like politics, it is easy when supporting a candidate to  reduce other candidate’s views to being trivial or unqualified, purely to shield your own views from being debated....

Gotcha! culture promotes cynicism

Eva Berezovsky, Staff Writer April 28, 2016

Many of us are subconscious detectives and cops, disguised in the personalities of average personas. Although we roam through the world without a magnifying glass in hand or high-tech trackers of any sort,...

Cynicism at Blake

Our internal, unjust negativity
Matt Martinez Sutton, Staff Writer December 3, 2015

Everyone has heard somebody complain about Blake. Whether it’s in class or in the hallways, complaints about teachers, tests, projects, papers, homework, and classwork are prevalent. If something happens...

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