Overcoming Stereotypes Through Film

Surrounded by an overwhelmingly Westernized environment as a university student in North America, I often find myself thinking about how lucky I am to...

K-pop’s Corporate Greed

In the last couple of years, K-pop has expanded into the global cultural sphere, with groups like BTS, BLACKPINK and TWICE gaining massive followings...

Museums: the Unsung Heroes of Legitimacy

Minority groups, for obvious reasons, have always struggled to secure spaces that legitimize them and their histories. We can see this in textbooks, film,...

In Defense of a Sheltered Upbringing

“Privileged” isn’t necessarily the first word that would come to mind if you saw me — I am female, culturally Muslim, an ethnic and...

#REDinstead for Autism Awareness

A lot of well-meaning folks are going to be lighting it up blue this April to support Autism Speaks, but if you want to...

Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

As I scrolled through my social media feeds, looking for well-executed examples of the gay agenda, I was surprised to find the same face...

It’s Not Easy Being Queen

This past week, I like so many others indulged in the glorious splendor that is “Homecoming,” Beyoncé’s recent Netflix documentary. Truth be told, words...

You Can Stop Pretending You Don’t Like Romantic Comedies

The romantic comedy genre is full of fun, light-hearted films that provide insight into relationships. Let’s all finally allow ourselves to be happy, guilt-free viewers.

Will the Hudson Yards Shed Help or Hurt the City?

The Shed, a shape-shifting museum, gallery and performance space with a $500 million dollar price tag officially opened at the Hudson Yards on Friday....

The Frustration of Racism On Board

Just two days ago, I began the exhausting 25-hour journey from home in Mumbai to New York City as my summer came to an...

Yes, You Really Should Call Your Mom Today

Today, I looked at my to-do list and realized that I had been meaning (and failing) to call my cousin for quite a while....

How Football Is Keeping Women From the Boardroom

There’s a very peculiar phenomenon in the American workplace. The movies brush over it and the employee handbooks never mention it, but somehow it...
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