El Estoque

Podcasts are a rising form of media, whether it's a form of information or entertainment.

The podcast boom

Shivani Verma October 24, 2020
Examining the why behind the rise in popularity of podcasts
Fifteen years after its initial release,

New and returning fans share in the excitement of ‘Avatar’

Shivani Verma and Claire Wen September 13, 2020
‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ increases in popularity after Netflix release
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Indian misrepresentation in media

Diya Bahl September 12, 2020
Examining the inaccurate portrayal of Indians in Western media
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The symbol of a face mask in America versus Asia

Rachel Jiang April 14, 2020
Examining the reasons why Americans aren’t encouraged to wear masks as opposed to Asian countries
A man protests the Iraq War in 2008 in the streets of San Francisco

Anti-Muslim rhetoric in American media will grow due to escalated tensions with Iran

Zara Iqbal, Copy editor January 27, 2020
The war in Iran will fuel islamophobia in the U.S.
A NASA Earth Observatory image taken in August 2019 that captures the Amazon rainforest's burning fires. Photo Credit: NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview, Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) data from NASA EOSDIS, and data from the Global Fire Emissions Database (GFED)

Addressing the sparse media coverage of the Amazon fires

Oishee Misra September 1, 2019
Uncovering the drawbacks of social media activism
Rolling out the jade carpet: Exploring the recent surge in Asian representation in media

Rolling out the jade carpet: Exploring the recent surge in Asian representation in media

Hannah Lee, Emily Xia, Ruth Feng, Elena Khan, and Aditya Dash September 27, 2018
The impacts from new films "Crazy Rich Asians" and "To All the Boys I've Ever Loved"
The perception of Muslims

The perception of Muslims

Zara Iqbal October 29, 2017

    In World Core, we watched a mini documentary called “30 Days: Muslim and America” about a Christian man who “became” a Muslim for 30 days. He performed close to everything...

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“Lone wolf vs. Terrorist:” Lessons from Las Vegas

Zara Iqbal October 3, 2017

9 dead, 527 injured. TIME called the shooting “the deadliest in modern U.S. history.” The perpetrator? A 64-year-old white man. Keeping in mind that he’s white, headlines and featured images presumably...

A brief look at the Golden Globes

A brief look at the Golden Globes

Trisha Kholiya January 7, 2017

On Sunday, the annual Golden Globes will premiere, awarding both domestic and international actors and films. The Golden Globe Award is presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, an organization...

Asian Americans’ new role in entertainment

Asian Americans’ new role in entertainment

Nona Penner August 30, 2010

 Asian American artists emerge in the entertainment industry to change and redefine stereotypes       If America is a mixing pot, then our entertainment industry...

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