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Let’s care for that hair

February 2, 2021 4:15pm | Joy Orimogunje, '22

Doing your hair can be a hassle for everyone. Without knowing your hair type or how your hair works, taking care of your hair is going to be a disaster. Determining your hair type is the starting point to finding out what products and styles […]

“Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You” shows what she does best

February 2, 2021 2:57pm | Jasmine Davis, ‘22

“Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You” shows viewers a side of Ariana Grande that some have never seen. Netflix released “Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You”, a 2020 American concert film, on December 21, 2020. Adding to their rooster, another Netflix original celebrity […]

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ shines light on current events

February 2, 2021 2:42pm | Aseneth Izaguirre, ‘22

Grey’s Anatomy is a medical drama about the lives of a group of young doctors who start as interns and become surgeons. The show is not only about romance and relationships between the doctors at Grey Sloan Memorial, but it also shows real problems that […]

2021 movies to anticipate

January 29, 2021 3:15pm | Roxana Torres, ‘21

Starting a new year means new experiences and new opportunities, but it also means new movies! 2021 has some exciting projects that will be released for us all to watch and enjoy. Here are some of the movies that will be out throughout the year:  […]

Netflix’s new historical romance series Bridgerton: where is the representation of black stories

January 29, 2021 2:36pm | Amanda Addo, ‘21

Dear reader…(*Lady Whistledown’s voice* ) Netflix’s new hit romance-drama series: Bridgerton is *Chef’s kiss*.  If you’re a fan of Gossip Girl, wait until you see this!  Bridgerton made its stellar debut on December 25th, just in time for Christmas and I must say: It. was. […]

Netflix releases Selena: The Series, leaves fans wondering if J.Lo just did it best

January 26, 2021 1:20pm | Roxana Torres, '21

Netflix’s Selena: The Series was released on Dec. 4. Since it’s release, there have been some mixed reactions and emotions towards this new series.  The Selena series tells the story of the Mexican-American Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, and her journey in becoming the greatest artist […]

TikTok serves as entertainment, influence for Gen Z in 2020

January 12, 2021 4:09pm | Joy Orimogunje, '22

Tiktok is an influential social media platform that allows millions to create and witness creative, entertaining and informational (sometimes even historic) content. Tiktok was created by Chinese tech firm Beijing Bytedance where it was introduced in 2017.  On the app users can create 15 to […]

Toxic masculinity in Black community leads to less acceptance to defy gender norms

January 12, 2021 3:56pm | Sonah Bundu, '21

“Men wear the pants and women wear the skirts and dresses”. Obviously, in present times not everyone thinks this way, but you’d actually be surprised by the amount of people that do. Since it’s considered to be a “societal norm”. When women or men try […]

Help prevent or restore skin from ‘maskne’ with these helpful tips

January 12, 2021 3:44pm | Kimberly Ortega, ’22

In these Covidian times, wearing a mask is a must, but what shouldn’t be is maskne. The term ‘maskne’ sounds cute and creative, but the issue itself isn’t. There are number of ways that masks can cause a breakout (think about it: your face is […]

Zendaya, Domingo deliver euphoric performance in special episode of ‘Euphoria’

January 12, 2021 3:39pm | Guadelupe Vidal, '22

*SPOILER ALERT: This article contains detailed descriptions of plot and character development of the hour-long special of Euphoria.* On December 6, HBO released a special one-hour episode for the hit series, “Euphoria”, starring Emmy Award winner Zendaya who plays Rue. Euphoria was originally in production […]