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Gender Roles and Mental Health

Gender Roles and Mental Health

January 30, 2019


Filed under Culture, Mental Health Column

Mental illness can affect men and women quite differently. For example, women are more likely to struggle with anxiety or eating disorders, while men are more likely to struggle with addiction or substance abuse.

Shyamalan’s “Glass” Is Full Of (Too Many) Twists

Shyamalan’s “Glass” Is Full Of (Too Many) Twists

January 30, 2019


Filed under Culture

The final installment in the trilogy is thoroughly entertaining, but Shyamalan’s self-indulgence and some technical hiccups make it divisive and not completely satisfying.

Senior Drums To a New Beat

Senior Drums To a New Beat

January 30, 2019


Filed under Culture, Who's That Kid

As a third year RA, WFUV employee in the underwriting department, member of the Students Advisory Council, drummer for the university’s jazz ensemble and drummer in his own band, there’s never a dull moment in his day.

Is Burnout A Big Deal?

Is Burnout A Big Deal?

January 30, 2019


Filed under Culture

As a self-professed non-slacker, Petersen explains how even she was affected by the “virus,” tending to avoid the more low-priority tasks that accrued over time.

The Storytelling Potential of Video Games

The Storytelling Potential of Video Games

January 30, 2019


Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick

In fact, one of the most overlooked platforms for impactful storytelling is without a doubt the gaming industry.

Fyre Festival Docs: Different Perspectives, Same Problems

Fyre Festival Docs: Different Perspectives, Same Problems

January 30, 2019


Filed under Culture

As for which documentary is the better of the two, it is hard to say.

Aquaman Swims to Heroic Success

Aquaman Swims to Heroic Success

January 30, 2019


Filed under Culture

“Aquaman” is not without its flaws, but it is the kind of film that is so riotously fun that a lot of them can be overlooked.

Maggie Rogers Stuns With Debut Album

Maggie Rogers Stuns With Debut Album

January 30, 2019


Filed under Culture

For her first album, Maggie Rogers has accomplished a fantastic feat. Unlike some of her peers who received early recognition for their work, she did not shy away from the expectations placed on her, producing a metacognitive album that not only meets these expectations but uses them as inspiration.

Yes, I Love Chalamet Too

Yes, I Love Chalamet Too

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture

Though he is definitely not overlooked, Timothée Chalamet’s venture into the world of fashion is difficult to ignore. The young star of Call Me By Your Name was recently spotted sitting front row next to Frank Ocean at Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton menswear show earlier this month.

Academy Awards Boasts a Diverse Group of Nominees

Academy Awards Boasts a Diverse Group of Nominees

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture

This year's crop of nominees is distinguished in both breadth and diversity, highlighting a number of films which have been overlooked or underappreciated at other awards ceremonies this year.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Breaks New Ground

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Breaks New Ground

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture

“Spider-Verse” manages to juggle a sizable cast of similar characters and an unconventional premise with strong writing and a powerful emotional core.

Sophomore Steps Out Of Her Comfort Zone

Sophomore Steps Out Of Her Comfort Zone

January 23, 2019


Filed under Culture, Who's That Kid

Gayanelo will be participating in the 12th Annual Ms. Philippines 2019: More Than Just a Pretty Face pageant run by the Rutgers-Newark Filipino Student Association.

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