Ariana Grande: Appropriation vs Appreciation

By: Leeann Williams Ariana Grande’s 7 Rings music video recently started some controversy over whether the music was stolen from Princess Nokia’s “Mine,” and Soulja Boy’s “Pretty Boy Swag.” 2 Chainz also called her out on using the pink trap house visual and the similarities with his song “Spend it.”…

Golden Globe’s LGBTQ+ Representation

By Nicole Mae Recently, the Golden Globe nominees were announced. Entertainment award shows have always been a highlight of pop culture and, in recent years, a reflection of our country. However, there was always something missing: diversity. Representation of our mixed culture society is very pivotal in media, particularly on…

Thanos’ Male Violence

Thanos, the big bad, the guy we’ve been waiting for going on ten years. He’s what the sociologist Winlow calls a “violent subject” — a person who’s bred into violence and can only process the world through violence. Thanos is self-obsessed…controlling…in short, a violent subject. Thanos can’t help himself, he’s…

Legion’s Portrayal of Abuse

In the Legion season 2 finale, the show flipped our mental schemas about superheroes and superhero shows. It introduced us to a reality of the main character, David, we have never seen before. Like Sydney in the previous episode, we were forced to question the reality of David’s actions and…

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