Written by Vera Ting First off, here’s a warning for some upcoming spoilers to this film, if you haven’t seen it yet! 2018 has come and gone, and with this year’s award season already in full swing, it seemed fitting to talk about this year’s most underrated film: Boots Riley’s Sorry To Bother You. The […]Read More Sorry To Bother You Is The Most Underrated Film of 2018
Written by Vera Ting Just days before Thanksgiving this year, five shootings took place across America. Given the recent slew of domestic terror attacks — which also includes a series of bomb threats and two other high-profile shootings in Pennsylvania and California — a reevaluation of the conversation on gun laws in America seems to […]Read More Where is the Conversation on Gun Rights Now?
Written by Vera Ting At the beginning of October, a gathering of less than two hundred Central Americans formed in San Pedro Sula, Honduras and began their northward journey towards what they hoped would be a better future. In the following weeks, the group’s number grew by thousands. Many sources have called this group of […]Read More The Misinterpretation of The Migrant Caravan
Written by Blair Peppe and Vera Ting When the midterm election comes to a close, the winning candidates will be delivering their speeches to two different groups: One group will be comprised of voters who have claimed their political voices, and for better or worse may feel represented by the victors. The other group will […]Read More Elections are How Democracies Work, Yet Millions of Americans Are Barred from Voting
Written by Vera Ting With a box office estimate of $218.9 million worldwide, Crazy Rich Asians has become the highest grossing romantic comedy in a decade. Here’s why that matters. When stripped to its most basic plot—an average girl in love with a man must deal with the obstacles of her potential in-laws and a […]Read More Crazy Rich Asians has become the highest grossing romantic comedy in a decade. Here’s why that matters.
Written by Vera Ting In the days before his confirmation to the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh faced allegations by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a former schoolmate of Kavanaugh’s, of a sexual assault committed thirty-seven years ago. On October 6th, Kavanaugh was officially confirmed as an Associate Justice to the court. The entire experience of […]Read More The Kavanaugh Confirmation and Its Effects on the Midterms and Local Activism