The portrayal of religion in current media
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The portrayal of religion in current media

 Religion is portrayed in many different ways than our parents or grandparents experienced  The topics explored and the themes portrayed in today’s media are vastly different than what…

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Five professors share their favorite books
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Five professors share their favorite books

Professors from different departments share their favorite non-academic reads Just like their students, professors are indecisive — half of those contacted couldn’t decide what their all-time favorite non-academic…

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Jews & baseball: A Love Story
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Jews & baseball: A Love Story

Assimilation through America’s favorite pastime    It was a bit of a long ride to the field, taking the better part of half an hour. When we got there,…

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Commentary: Are we in a simulation?
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Commentary: Are we in a simulation?

Everything, nothing is real  Since the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI), theories about the nature of our existence tend to  credit some greater power — human or otherwise…

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Making a MESS: Student-artist duo Lila Simpson and Shirin Mavandad promote inclusivity, sustainability
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Making a MESS: Student-artist duo Lila Simpson and Shirin Mavandad promote inclusivity, sustainability

MESS focuses on designing graphic tees for customers of all backgrounds Although Lila Simpson and Shirin Mavandad began their artistic endeavours individually, they found a similar artistic spirit…

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Review: Andy Shauf
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Review: Andy Shauf

Sad boy anthems make for soulful night Have you ever come across a song that just gets you? A song that stops you in your tracks and commands…

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Culture Corner with Mike Holzer
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Culture Corner with Mike Holzer

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, novels and music Movie: “A Beautiful Mind” Ron Howard does a fantastic job of storytelling in this star-studded, Academy Award-winning…

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Review: “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”
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Review: “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

A heart-shattering, unforgettable romance You will think about the last 15 minutes of Céline Sciamma’s 2019 romance, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” for the rest of your…

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“High Fidelity” — Hulu’s original series sees Kravitz defeat heartbreak with music
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“High Fidelity” — Hulu’s original series sees Kravitz defeat heartbreak with music

A review of series’ ability to touch its audience  The daughter of musician Lenny Kravitz and actor Lisa Bonet, Zöe Kravitz was born for her role in Hulu’s…

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Celebrating Pokemon’s 23rd Birthday
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Celebrating Pokemon’s 23rd Birthday

Over two decades, 807 Pokémon later, Pocket Monster franchise still holds a special place in hearts of millions across globe Just home from preschool, alongside an overall-clad gang…

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Modern Life and old fashioned rock: The Strokes in 2020
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Modern Life and old fashioned rock: The Strokes in 2020

 The long-awaited return of Casablancas and co.  The first time I touched down at JFK Airport, I remember the sounds that accompanied me more than anything. Carts whirled…

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Playlists that embody “Coraline,” “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “The Giver”
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Playlists that embody “Coraline,” “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “The Giver”

Crafting three playlists for my three favorite movies The following playlists are not the soundtracks to these films, but rather songs that evoke the tone and message of…

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Students rank their favorite types of Girl Scout Cookies
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Students rank their favorite types of Girl Scout Cookies

Answering the Girl Scout Cookie debate Girl Scout Cookie season has arrived, and the brightly colored boxes can be seen all around campus. The tradition, which began in…

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New Trend: Old Dresses
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New Trend: Old Dresses

Recent Oscar’s saw increase in celebrities recycling outfits on red carpet  Throughout awards season, some of the most influential people in the world gather to celebrate their achievements…

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Entertainment Council presents Beach Fossils
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Entertainment Council presents Beach Fossils

Brooklyn indie-pop band perform at Mondavi  ASUCD Entertainment Council hosted Beach Fossils on Feb. 22 at the Mondavi Center. “Petrichor,” the title of the event, describes the pleasant…

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