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Opinion | Diversity in media originates at local level

By Dylan Gray, Senior Columnist April 16, 2021

Recently, there has been an extensive conversation over greater diversity and representation in media. It is good that, as a society, there has been a greater emphasis on making sure that all members feel...

Lil Nas X's cover art for his new song

Opinion | “Montero” spotlights Christian intolerance toward homosexuality

By Micky Horstman, Columnist April 16, 2021

Lil Nas X redefined gay culture within the music industry with his release of “MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name).” The song debuted on the Billboard Top 100 and Rolling Stone Top 100, with 46.9 million...

Opinion | “Nadiya’s Time to Eat” cooks with heart

Opinion | “Nadiya’s Time to Eat” cooks with heart

By Rayna Wuh, Columnist April 9, 2021

Netflix's “Nadiya’s Time to Eat” is a warm, relatable cooking show hosted by the 2015 “Great British Bake Off” winner Nadiya Hussain. Between the vibrant pastel colors of the kitchen and Nadiya’s...

The board game “Wingspan” is laid out on a table ready to play. Columnist Samuel Rahman argues that it’s time to stray away from the classics and start playing modern tabletop games.

Opinion | Modern board games provide remarkable moments

By Samuel Rahman, Assistant Opinions Editor April 8, 2021

To most people, the words “board game” conjure up images of “Monopoly,” “Clue” and “Sorry” — fond or torturous moments from childhood. To those more in the know, maybe games like “Catan”...

Opinion | Social media spurs societal balkanization

Opinion | Social media spurs societal balkanization

By Nathaniel Langley, Opinions Editor April 7, 2021

Social media is a digitized, tribal landscape. Whether it be “resistance liberals” occupying Twitter, dispersed QAnon cultists or any individual associating themself with cyber-communities, social...

Opinion | Newest monster movie lacks story, emotion

Opinion | Newest monster movie lacks story, emotion

By Yuzhu Liu, Columnist April 7, 2021

The following includes spoilers for "Godzilla vs. Kong" and "Avengers: Endgame." “Godzilla vs. Kong” was released on March 31. The new epic monster movie portrays a war between the two most arousing...

Actors Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie speak at the 2019 San Diego Comic Con International for “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.” Columnist Micky Horstman has enjoyed recent Marvel TV series.

Opinion | Marvel TV series provide inspiration to all

By Micky Horstman, Columnist April 5, 2021

The Disney+ streaming service has done marvels for TV viewers needing a momentary distraction from current trying times. The episode-by-episode release model has created more compelling content which fleshes...

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By Chieh Hsu, Managing Editor for Online March 29, 2021

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