Archive for category: Pop Culture

Carry That Weight

Carry That Weight

Solidarity protests send a big, passionate message and it is crucial to translate that message into specific changes in university policy.

Are Blockbuster Movies the Future of Cinema?

Are Blockbuster Movies the Future of Cinema?

The public’s engagement with these movies shows that audiences are capable of more than just mindless digestion of simple plots and deserve better content from these easily accessed blockbuster productions.

How Should We Approach Charity?

How Should We Approach Charity?

Those who don’t want to serve a community shouldn’t necessarily have to, but the hypocrisy on the part of our school policies is striking to me.

Tourism Does Not Commercialize 9/11 Memorial

Tourism Does Not Commercialize 9/11 Memorial

Allowing tourists to roam free, or even providing guided tours could help enlighten those who are not as informed about the events that occurred thirteen years ago on that fateful day.

Iggy’s Voice Is No Biggy

Iggy’s Voice Is No Biggy

The assumption then could be made that Azalea’s rapping voice sounds a certain way because she learned the technique in a location that has a distinct sound. However, this conclusion is too simplistic and does not give her enough credit as an artist.

Why Not Michael Brown?

Why Not Michael Brown?

Does our system simply not work, or does it work exactly the way it was intended to?

The Importance Of Going Beyond Tourism

The Importance Of Going Beyond Tourism

Instead of following the bandwagon, it's important to carve out one's own journeys to exotic places.

Sadbook: Social Media’s Impact

Sadbook: Social Media’s Impact

It’s neither a secret nor a surprise that today’s kids, teens and young adults are almost characterized by their usage of social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter. The prevalence of such outlets raises the question of whether or not social media is a positive influence.

Stephen Colbert Should Apologize: White Liberal Hypocrisy and the Power of Hashtag Activism

Stephen Colbert Should Apologize: White Liberal Hypocrisy and the Power of Hashtag Activism

If you want to end racism, don’t marginalize and otherize members of a community of color. Rather, actually listen to what they’re saying.

Hollywood Influence on American Politics Is Not Necessarily A Bad Thing

Hollywood Influence on American Politics Is Not Necessarily A Bad Thing

When stars and directors make politically explicit movies or start supporting a political or social cause, people, and sometimes even the government, feel obligated to listen to them and, in some cases, to take action.