Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:11pm
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Last night, while I was eating dinner and checking all of my social media platforms, I noticed that my best friend from home direct messaged me this story about a boy in Grand Rapids, Michigan who invited his entire kindergarten class to court for his adoption. My friend and I were both direct messaging and imessage texting (to emphasize the effect that this story had on us) about how emotional this story has made both of us.

 

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 7:18pm
The superheroes are from a multitude of countries: the United States, South Korea, China, India, and the Philippines

With the release of Marvel and DC movies, superheroes have experienced a meteoric rise in popularity. Since the reintroduction of comics into mainstream pop culture, the superhero genre has been subject to all the usual questions of diversity. (Notably, it wasn’t until 2018 that Marvel finally introduced its first film to star a non-white superhero.)

 

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 6:39pm
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It’s that time of year again: the period after Halloween and the beginning of November where individuals start playing holiday music like Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You,” completely surpassing Thanksgiving. And although Thanksgiving is not something that everyone celebrates due to the literal unacknowledgement of a Native American genocide carried out by English settlers, it is a time where some students gear up to go home and spend time with their loved ones.