September 16, 2021
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Column: The sexist culture of gaming

By | Sep 1, 2021

There is a very thin line between actual constructive criticism and just being a jerk.


Column: Netflix comments on social media

By | May 4, 2021

Netflix has begun to make documentaries about the influence of social media as it becomes an increasingly present part of daily life.


Column: Marvel miniseries is a step in the right direction

By | Apr 28, 2021

With the recent global recognition of the Black Lives Matter movement and widespread attention toward racial reform, “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” is the show that people have been waiting for.


Column: Why do viewers come back to bad shows

By | Apr 21, 2021

“Riverdale,” a teen drama fueled by little more than smut and thin mysteries, is currently airing its fifth season on The CW. How has this critically panned show managed to carry on so long? 


Column: How Lil Nas X danced away from hip-hop’s heteronormativity

By | Apr 13, 2021

If hip-hop prides itself on authenticity, “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” is the epitome of the genre.


Column: The road to becoming a Disney princess

By | Apr 7, 2021

After the recent release of Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon,” there has been speculation among fans as to whether or not the titular character will become the company’s next Disney Princess.


Column: Out-of-touch politicians desperately try to connect with voters

By | Mar 23, 2021

If dystopia is career politicians talking directly into the ears of their constituents for hours on end, then we’re living it.


Column: What obsessive media coverage does to a star’s mental health

By | Mar 17, 2021

Pop culture has taken an active role in covering the deeply personal aspects of celebrities’ lives without care or compassion.


Will hyperpop die like disco?

By | Mar 8, 2021

With hyperpop’s rocket to popularity and place in culture being so similar to that of disco’s, can we predict its potential plummet?


Streaming service oversaturation

By | Mar 1, 2021

While new services may seem to present an opportunity for innovation and market diversity, the rapidly expanding industry might actually bring about its own downfall.


Political films help viewers to reflect on presidency

By | Feb 25, 2021

With the Trump train derailed for at least a few years, there is time for America to ask itself some important questions. How did we get here? What happened? Where do we go from here?


Webtoons transform into Korean dramas

By | Feb 18, 2021

Webtoons, a form of fun and nifty virtual comics designed to be read on the go, have become a fairly regular part of Western pop culture.