The People v. Scoot Braun

  By Briana Herrera It’s a story as old as time. The year is 1993. Seinfeld is in its 5th season, Bill Clinton is serving his first term as president, Michael Jordan announced his first retirement from professional basketball, and the artist formerly known as Prince decided to go by what has become known as […]

Slacktivism: When Social Media and Social Justice Collide

By: Jasel Layson One Like = One Life Saved! As you scroll through your feed, you come across a picture of a little girl. She can’t be older than three years old. She’s dressed in ragged old clothes and has the biggest frown on her face. The caption reads, “One like equals one life saved!” […]

Fight Like A Girl: Female Representation in Marvel Films

Madeline is a local middle school student, who had a lot to say about how Marvel films have inspired her. “When I see female superheroes in Marvel Movies I feel empowered. As a young woman I find it really inspiring to see such powerful women take the lead. Marvel has many male characters in which […]

How the Entertainment Industry was Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic

With many blockbuster movies like the live-action Mulan, Marvel’s Black Widow, and A Quiet Place II expected to hit theaters in the beginning of 2020, the makers of these movies were expected to make millions in the box-office. However, since the COVID-19 breakout in February, it took a hard turn for these highly promoted movies. […]

What is Cancel Culture?

Cancel culture is a term that is difficult to define. Depending on who you ask, you might get a different answer for the exact meaning. Some might say cancel culture includes withdrawing support for public figures or companies after they have done or said something that is considered objectionable or offensive. Others might consider cancel […]

Will The Real Ellen DeGeneres Please Stand Up?

Ellen DeGeneres is no stranger to controversy. She first faced backlash after publicly coming out as gay in 1997. At that time, she starred in the self-titled ABC sitcom, Ellen, and two weeks after her own coming out announcement her character also came out as gay. The episode was the highest rated of the series […]

Everyone Hates Bella Throne and This Is Why

In a society where sex work has become more normalized, it seems like everyone wants to try it out. That was the case for a curious Bella Thorne this past summer. As more women have discovered the liberating and powerful sex work industry, they have become their own boss. In the case of 32 year […]

How Artists Sell Albums in the Middle of a Pandemic

by Briana Herrera As small businesses and large retailers started to shut down due to the growing fear of coronavirus back in March, music venues also found themselves having to shut their doors. With shows being forced to cancel, the touring crew had no idea when their next gig would be. The worldwide shut down […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Astrology

By: Lauren Hyde Anytime “astrology” or “zodiac signs” are mentioned the first thing that comes to mind probably has to do with basic teenage girls blindly following a phony trend. There are many stereotypes connected to this practice of looking to the stars for guidance. Astrology is the study of how the constellations and planets […]

The Photoshop Dilemma

Source: Mirror UK By: Jasel Layson It’s a no-brainer that a good majority of people edit their photos before posting to social media. It could be a selfie with a quick FaceTune touch up or making yourself look thinner. Either way, it’s safe to assume that every photo that you scroll through isn’t the original […]