Generational throwdown: The widening gap between Gen-Zers and Millennials
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ They may all look young and technologically adept, but when it comes down to it, Millennials and members of Generation Z—also known as Gen Z—might as well be from two different planets. Despite not having exact cutoff years, with 1994 to 1997 babies in a gray... Read more
Commercialized corruption: Why the Grammys should not be taken seriously
BY EMMA HUERTA 2020 was a big year for R&B musician The Weeknd. The release of his latest album, “After Hours,” in March earned him widespread praise and critical acclaim.  In fact, “Blinding Lights,” track nine on the album, broke the record for most weeks in the top 10... Read more
Special spooky episodes: 10 of the best throwback Halloween episodes TV has to offer
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE With Halloween quickly approaching amidst the limitations of COVID-19, the ability to participate in fun Halloween activities is set back due to social distancing. One thing that hasn’t changed though is the collection of Halloween-themed TV show episode reruns. Here are 10 of the best Halloween... Read more
Celebrating during COVID: A guide on how to celebrate the upcoming holidays safely
BY SOFIA MENDEZ As 2020 comes to an end, the holiday months start to approach. However, the country must prepare to likely spend the rest of the year living with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s October, November and December celebrations will look somewhat different. September has... Read more
Hype and happenings: TikTok hype comes with consequences both positive and negative
BY KAREN SUROS Uploading anything to the wide world of the internet comes with unspoken anticipation in the form of the questions, “Could it possibly go viral? If it went viral, would the rest of my content follow? Could I be famous?” Uploading videos to TikTok is no different.... Read more
Controversial cinema: Everything wrong with Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan”
BY EMMA HUERTA In the Disney cinematic universe, it seems as though new ideas run out quickly and all the movies of the past are remade. Classics including “Aladdin,” “The Lion King” and “Beauty and the Beast” were transformed into live action versions with the same plots and similar... Read more
Fantastic femme five: Five women worth looking up to
BY NICOLE NADLER With the emergence of social media and the new idea of “influencers,” most of which are at a very young age, popular female celebrities and models often make poor decisions or represent questionable images. Some social media influencers portray unrealistic body images that only lead to... Read more
Top 5 classics that need to be on Netflix
BY ALYSSA KHAN More than ever, boredom is hitting as the time spent in quarantine goes on. Netflix and other streaming services have been dropping new movies and television shows, but there are some classics that also need to be added and people are waiting to see. 1. “The... Read more
Timothée Chalamet: A God amongst men
BY JULIA SAFRIN At 5’10” with the body mass of a string bean and a face that may as well have been hand-painted by Michaelangelo, Timothée Chalamet falls nothing short of stunning.  The 24-year-old actor from Manhattan, New York has been captivating the attention of boys and girls, men... Read more
A burning feud on the media: The Hot Cheeto Girls stereotype
BY EMMA FRANZ Social media is known for being the prime meme sharing space, however, sometimes people take it upon themselves to turn the content portrayed in memes into a reality, leading to stereotypes being blown out of proportion throughout the span of the internet.  The Hot Cheeto Girls... Read more