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Stranger Shows: Why I don’t feel motivated to finish ‘Stranger Things’

Stranger Shows: Why I don’t feel motivated to finish ‘Stranger Things’

Nathan Stevens

November 17, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT

I have a confession to make. I haven’t finished the second season of “Stranger Things” yet. In fact, I haven’t even seen past the first episode of season two. I consider myself a connoisseur of television, or at least a pretty big fan. Anyone who knows me knows that I watch as many popular ...

13 reasons why this show matters

13 reasons why this show matters

Becca Zheng

May 8, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Media

[su_dropcap]S[/su_dropcap]uicide, depression, bullying and sexual assault is ultimately how “13 Reasons Why” found itself in the spotlight of the entertainment industry, attracting a mix of both positive and negative perspectives over the way these topics were portrayed. The show focuses on a...

‘Luke Cage’ is buoyed by its complex side characters and fleshed out atmosphere

‘Luke Cage’ is buoyed by its complex side characters and fleshed out atmosphere

Jessica Xing

October 25, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Media, Movies, Reviews

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]arvel’s Luke Cage premiered on Netflix on Sept. 30 and became the newest addition to the Marvel universe. It features Luke Cage (Mike Colter), a character first introduced in “Jessica Jones” as Jessica Jones’ (Krysten Ritter) boyfriend, in his own TV series as he begins a ne...

“Audrie&Daisy” is a film of truth

“Audrie&Daisy” is a film of truth

Dylan Tsai

October 8, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Media, Movies, Reviews

Sexual assault: a morbid and graphic topic, difficult to present in a film. Cyberbullying: intangible, nearly impossible to capture. Nevertheless, directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk set out to report on both. For the past two years, Cohen and Shenk have been investigating the stories of two sexual as...

Ten shows to watch on Netflix right now

Ten shows to watch on Netflix right now

Aanchal Garg

February 6, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment Digital

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]able TV service is on the decline and  being quickly replaced by online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. These websites offer a convenient way to watch shows from different locations. With so many choices online, the real decision to make is not where to watch, but w...

Aziz Ansari’s hilarious ‘Master of None’ breaks convention flawlessly

Aziz Ansari’s hilarious ‘Master of None’ breaks convention flawlessly

Fatima Ali

January 12, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Multimedia, Reviews

Aziz Ansari: Jack of all trades, master of none – except when it's creating a groundbreaking and immensely successful comedy series. Ansari is well known from his hilarious role as suave Tom Haverford in the popular NBC comedy, "Parks and Recreation", as well as his stand-up comedy and New York times bests...