Friday, April 16, 2021

Laila Hajdari

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: MEGAN THEE STALLION

THIS COLLEGE STUDENT TURNED RAP SUPERSTAR IS SHOWING NO SIGNS OF SLOWING DOWN  Megan Thee Stallion is a rising star who has proven she’s nowhere near her peak and continues to advance her career. The Houston rapper has had a huge year, and it looks like she intends to keep...

BRIDAL BINGE

THE TOP 5 BRIDAL SHOWS TO WATCH THIS SEASON In a time like this when just about everyone is stuck at home searching for the next show to binge, we are here to tell you bridal T.V. is the way to go. With the wedding season fast approaching and many...

A COVID WEDDING

THE PROS AND CONS OF A MICRO WEDDING IN THE MIDST OF A PANDEMIC Wondering if you should hold off on having a wedding ceremony during Covid? You’re not alone, as many couples have found themselves wondering if they should reschedule their ceremonies until things clear up or if they...

CORI BUSH: POLITICAL POWERHOUSE

A NURSE, PASTOR, AND ACTIVIST TURNED MISSOURI’S FIRST BLACK CONGRESSWOMAN  History has been made in the political realm this year in terms of inclusivity. The number of female and Black, Indigenous and people of color candidates in the 2020 election broke records. An obvious example can be seen in our...

TELEVISION’S PERFORMATIVE PROGRESSIVENESS

HOW RIVERDALE AND THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA FAIL THEIR BLACK CAST MEMBERS  We have a problem with performative progressiveness in today’s media. Modern television shows are employing tactics in an attempt to appeal to a younger and more progressive audience without actually doing the real work. It is an...

A BREEDING GROUND FOR BULLYING

THE CULTURE OF WOMAN-ON-WOMAN SEXISM ON THE BACHELOR Woman-on-woman sexism has become a growing issue in society over the last few decades. It is sustained by being displayed as entertainment, not allowing us to see it for what it is; a huge drawback on the quest for gender equality.  While a...

BILL WATCH: AN AMENDMENT LIMITING THE PARDON POWER OF THE PRESIDENT

On January fourth of this year, Representative Steve Cohen introduced H.J.Res. 4 into congress. It is a joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment that will limit the pardon power of the president. Specifically, the amendment would prohibit the president from granting a pardon to him- or herself, to...

FATE: THE WINX SAGA’S NETFLIX REBOOT

HOW THE REBOOT COMMITTED A FASHION CRIME AND DISAPPOINTED FANS Netflix recently released a teaser trailer for its new show, Fate: The Winx Saga, a live-action reboot of the classic Italian animated series Winx Club. Yet, many fans are shaking their heads at the aesthetic of the reboot, which is...

THE BODY POSITIVE MOVEMENT IS INHERENTLY POLITICAL

THE NEED TO PUSH FOR A MORE INTERSECTIONAL MOVEMENT It has come to seem that the body positivity movement is solely a movement based around the idea of accepting and loving your own body. Whilst this fits into part of the conversation, it is not the whole of it. The...