The Rise of Racist Attacks

The recent coronavirus pandemic across the globe has affected everyone’s schedules. Everything is under quarantine for the safety of the public and hospitals are working overtime to save people’s lives. This virus has frustrated many people because of the fear and disruption it has caused. However, the coronavirus has caused another issue that I wish […]

Four Asian Musicians You Need to Know

I feel like Asian artists don’t get enough credibility in the entertainment industry. People don’t recognize their talents, and it’s disappointing because representation is such a big deal. Growing up, I never saw Asian musicians, and I never expected to. Thankfully, K-pop has become a huge trend and numerous groups have made it big (like […]

Changes; No, the Songs Aren’t the Same

I’m not exactly a Justin Bieber fan (OK, maybe now I am), but I really appreciate “Changes.” Before we dive into why I disagree that the songs all sound the same, let me explain why I have such an appreciation for this album.  I think as audience members and consumers we forget how easy it […]

Everyday Miracles

Last night, I was flipping through a sketchbook I kept in high school. As my fingers turned each page, I rediscovered treasures from a seemingly past life. Some made me laugh, some made feel nostalgic, and others brought forth memories I almost forgot I had. However, in any sketchbook I have kept since middle school, […]

Tumblr’s Obsession With the Glamorization of Mental Health

Trigger Warning: This article deals with mental illness and mentions substance abuse. Because this may be a sensitive topic for some, I urge anyone who may be affected by this to not read any further. Tumblr is one of the most prominent social media apps, and it’s been notorious since its inception in 2007. You […]

The Best Reality TV Shows to Binge Right Now, According to a Reality-TV Lover

Reality TV has been a love of mine since birth (yes, seriously, “Big Brother” started the year I was born… thanks, mom). So let’s dive into the best reality TV shows to start out with! Love Is Blind This one is fun and actually very different in the reality TV world. The concept follows a […]

Where Are All of the African American Women Magazines?

Recently, I had an assignment for a class where I had to find a magazine for, by, or about black women and bring it into class for discussion. Immediately, Essence came to mind. I had studied Essence a bit in a previous class and knew that it was very popular among African American women. I […]

Let’s Talk

We all own insecurities. By this, I mean we all own something about ourselves that makes us want to burrow down into a sweatshirt and hide from the world. Sometimes these insecurities get the best of us; they wrap their hands around our throat and stop us from being what we want to be, making […]

My Opinion on “P.S I Still Love You”

I was super late to the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” hype, only watching it after my roommates made me sit down and view it. I’m not one for rom-coms, but I absolutely loved it. I loved the Asian representation, and it was a great feel-good movie that actually had depth. I knew […]