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
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
Diversity in entertainment: A nation is becoming more diverse, but it’s not reflected in our culture
BY CHRIS GOMES The nation is getting more diverse, yet this increase in diversity is not being reflected within popular culture.  Yet again, the Oscars have reflected this. For the second year in a row, all five directing Oscar nominees are male, and this year, just one person of... Read more
True crime: Society’s growing interest in the despicable actions of others and how it proves to be good entertainment
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE The true crime community has been rapidly growing over the last few years and with it has come an influx of true crime shows and documentaries across a variety of platforms. YouTube, Hulu and Netflix are some of the biggest platforms in which true crime stories... Read more
A simp and a nice guy walk into a bar: Which one is a decent human being
BY VICTORIA MARTIN Most women have found themselves face to face with a stereotypical nice guy. However, hiding in the shadows of their comments and actions lies their true intentions.  On social media, there has been an overflow of the use of the term ‘simp.’ One of the main... Read more
Trying to stay relevant: Antonio Brown is making use of his downtime in the studio
BY RYAN MERARD Antonio Brown, seven-time Pro Bowler and former wide receiver for the New England Patriots, had himself a chaotic 2019. Forcing his way out of the Pittsburgh Steelers, who drafted and developed him, he was traded to the Oakland Raiders. However, Brown continued to stir up more... Read more