Arts and Entertainment

Opinion: The tokenization of LGBTQ+ figures in rom-coms

Opinion: The tokenization of LGBTQ+ figures in rom-coms

For years, LGBTQ+ advocates and allies have called for popular streaming services such as Netflix to produce and carry more inclusive romantic comedies. Such advocates have called for films with characters that deviate from the typical character makeup seen in the...

The truth behind ‘Hidden Figures’

The truth behind ‘Hidden Figures’

A film about three real African American women who were vital to the success of NASA’s early spaceflights seems a trailblazing narrative, but how much groundbreaking happened in real life? The contributions of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson to...

The Biden Administration’s goals for education

The Biden Administration’s goals for education

President Joe Biden’s administration has made its emphasis on education abundantly clear. With the First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden’s experience as a lifelong educator and community college advocate, along with Biden’s nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona...