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Exploring Social Media’s Dark Side With “The Social Dilemma”

September 23, 2020

Essentially, “The Social Dilemma” elaborates on a haunting revelation that until tech industries address the unethical and immoral use of social media, they will continue to play the puppeteers while we remain the unknowing puppets. 

“On the Record” Examines Struggles of Black Sexual Assault Survivors Coming Forward

September 16, 2020

The 98-minute documentary examines the added layer of difficulty Black women encounter, specifically due to the color of their skin, and the relationship paradigms that have developed over time with Black men.

“Coraline” Is Not a Scary Movie

September 9, 2020

My favorite movie from my childhood is Coraline (2009) and in all the years that I’ve been telling people this I have not once been met with a positive reaction.

Epcot has closed for the longest time period in history due to Covid-19. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Epcot is Closed But Its Magic Abounds

April 22, 2020

While we may not know what the future holds, Epcot’s message should resonate with all of us.

“Survivor: Winners at War” Is the Peak of Reality TV Forever

April 15, 2020

It’s the “Avengers: Endgame” of “Survivor,” but a thousand times better.

Escapist Literature Can Help the Struggling Social Distancer

April 1, 2020

So put on some tea, and curl up in a comfy spot and let these stories take you to a far away place that may seem a little father today than they did just weeks ago.

Collins Hall is beloved by many at Fordham. (Courtesy of Ryan Di Corpo)

Collins Hall: Far in Distance, Close in Heart

March 25, 2020

As I search for a new space to write, I can’t help but reflect on why Collins is my sanctuary.

Nahko Bear performs in the group Nahko and Medicine for the People. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Learning from Nahko Bear

March 11, 2020

Nahko, whose ancestry is Puerto Rican, Filipino and Apache, was adopted and raised by white parents, never meeting his birth mother until he was in his 20s.

Social media, especially sites such as instagram, has helped to popularize street ware, a style trend characterized by brands such as Supreme, Off-White and Balenciaga. (Courtesy of Facebook)

The Fashion Industry Evolves With The Times

March 4, 2020

What is considered ‘fashionable’ isn’t so black and white anymore, because people outside of the industry can grow a following online and promote their own idea of what stylish apparel looks like.

Business Director James Rosato writes about how baseball is changing. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Pace of Play: the New Face of the Game

February 19, 2020

The perpetual changes of fans’ preferences and players’ requests have brought us to where we are today.

Twitter combines comedy and news, making it one of the best social medias. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Twitter Hits The Woah on TikTok

February 12, 2020

So while users are carelessly scrolling through Twitter in the Starbucks line, they can also accidently participate in our democracy, learning what candidates believe and adjust their support accordingly.

I speak of the man of three Ds: Guy Fieri.

The Fashion Flame of Fieri’s Flavortown

February 5, 2020

I speak of the man of three Ds: Guy Fieri.

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