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‘Strong Island:’ A Story of Racial Injustice Told by Those Left Behind

‘Strong Island:’ A Story of Racial Injustice Told by Those Left Behind

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Strong Island" is a story of injustice, detailing the murder of director Yance Ford's brother during the worst of the Jim Crow era.

Fashion Shows to Binge Watch During Summer Break

Fashion Shows to Binge Watch During Summer Break

By Christopher Collado, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

With summer fast approaching, get your fashion fix from these television shows — even if you have to leave New York for the season.

The Return to ‘Fargo’

The Return to ‘Fargo’

By Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The newest season of "Fargo" has officially returned, and the return to Minnesota's snowy and mysterious landscape is perfectly sinister with the Coen brother's original film.

Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ Has No Race Issue

Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ Has No Race Issue

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Netflix's "Iron Fist" series cannot be considered whitewashing because it is an adaptation of the original comic and the show itself revolves around culture and not race.

The Blur Between Netflix and Film

The Blur Between Netflix and Film

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Netflix just bought the rights to Martin Scorsese's next gangster film, starring Robert De Niro — is this the beginning of the end for movie theaters?

Healthy Relationships Are Needed on TV

Healthy Relationships Are Needed on TV

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Much of the relationships portrayed on TV are unhealthy, and, sometimes, even abusive, but are still seen as ideal and desirable.

Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The new Netflix documentary "The Most Hated Woman in America" gives the powerful story of Madayln Murray O'Hair — a woman both admired and hated for her advocacy for separation of church and state before her life was cut short in a brutal murder.

Drew Barrymore and Cast Carry Netflix Original

Drew Barrymore and Cast Carry Netflix Original

By Julian Wright, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Netflix's new series has the makings for a great appetizer, but perhaps not enough meat to be a main course.

Four Fashionable Shows for Your Binge Watching Needs

Four Fashionable Shows for Your Binge Watching Needs

By Gabriella Bower, Beauty & Style Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

These four shows are fabulously fashionable and available on Netflix for all your binge watching needs.

Bad TV Is Ruining Binge-Watching

Bad TV Is Ruining Binge-Watching

By Phoebe Kuo, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

We are constantly waiting to be amused, yet no matter how exciting that teaser trailer is, we more often than not end up disappointed.

I Tried… Giving Up Netflix for a Week

I Tried… Giving Up Netflix for a Week

By Faith Gates, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Features

Netflix is often a comfort for students at the end of a long day. But what happens if you had to give it up for a week? Read on to find out!

Fall Into a Relationship This Cuffing Season

Fall Into a Relationship This Cuffing Season

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Features

Cuffing season is no myth: NYU students are taking it upon themselves to enter into new relationships to warm them through the winter months.

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