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Reflecting on the Disney channel’s problematic past

Like many others, I was quick to subscribe to the streaming service Disney+ when it was released this past November.Continue...

Oscars 2020: Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, and more

After a few years of controversy over the lack of diversity in nominees and award-winners, the 2020 Oscars saw audiences reasonably content with this year’s results.Continue...

Analyzing how to become a TikTok superstar

On Super Bowl Sunday,Sabra Hummus aired the most underwhelming commercial to grace 99.9 million screens.Continue...

Miss Americana reminded me why I love Taylor Swift

I really love Taylor Swift.Continue...

The Pharmacist is more than just a true crime docuseries

The Pharmacist , which became available for streaming on Feb. 5, is the latest true crime docuseries released on Netflix, following popular titles Don’t F*ck with Cats and Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez .Continue...

Saying goodbye to The Good Place

This week, NBC comedy The Good Place moved on to a better place—wink wink, nudge nudge—but only after imparting us with one final philosophical message.Continue...

Our modern obsession with poetry is only growing

Given the recent mainstream popularity of poets like Rupi Kaur, it’s no secret that there’s been a poetry revival over the last few years.Continue...

Twitter shouldn’t be a platform for propagating hate

Two weeks ago, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the US, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent Jaboukie Young-White changed his Twitter name and picture to resemble the FBI’s official profile, and tweeted, “Just because we killed MLK doesn’t mean we can’t miss him.”Continue...

Cheer is the docuseries you need to watch

Netflix’s new docuseries, Cheer , has brought new meaning to the sport of cheerleading. The six-part limited series gives viewers an inside look at the grueling world of competitive cheer.Continue...

Kobe Bryant: A career to remember

On Jan. 26, Kobe Bryant passed away in a California helicopter crash, which also claimed the lives of eight others, including Bryant’s second-oldest daughter, 13-year-old Gianna.Continue...

Unpopular opinion: Better Call Saul is superior to Breaking Bad

When Better Call Saul, a spinoff to the beloved AMC show Breaking Bad based on the secondary character Saul Goodman was announced in 2013, some fans were apprehensive.Continue...

Media should spotlight women’s successes, not gender biases

Due to a historical lack of representation in the media to normalize their power, women face more scrutiny than men when they hold influential positions.Continue...

Season 2 of Sex Education is as unique as ever

My sister and her friend came over for dinner just as my housemates and I were finishing the last 15 minutes of the newly-released second season of Netflix’s Sex Education .Continue...

Baby Yoda might be the only reason to watch The Mandalorian

Just like every crush I've ever had, Disney+’s The Mandalorian seemed great but ultimately left me disappointed.Continue...

Justin Bieber’s silent struggle with Lyme disease

In an Instagram post last week, Justin Bieber candidly revealed he had been diagnosed with Lyme disease despite suffering silently from related symptoms for the last few years.Continue...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s step back into private life

If you’ve scrolled through social media recently, you’ve probably heard about Harry and Meghan’s announcement. If not, I’m about to fill you in on all the royal drama.Continue...

Selena Gomez’s comeback album was worth the wait

With the release of her first full-length album since 2015, Rare , Selena Gomez has delivered an empowering message about loving yourself and removing toxic relationships from your life.Continue...

You’s second season is somehow scarier than the first

Netflix released the second season of You at the end of December, proving to viewers just how much an attractive white man can get away with in our society.Continue...

Little Women brings modern feminism to a familiar story

2019 was the year of movie reboots, remakes, and questionable sequels. In a renaissance of retreading familiar stories in film, Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women proves that some stories do deserve to be retold.Continue...

Styles walks a “Fine Line” between sadness and hope in new album

Last month, Harry Styles released his second solo album, Fine Line .Continue...

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