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Chasing the aesthetic: the world of K-pop and cultural appropriation

Chasing the aesthetic: the world of K-pop and cultural appropriation

Column- September 18, 2020

There’s something festering within K-pop — besides the rampant mistreatment of artists by their companies, which is another discussion entirely — something that could seriously ...

My renewed appreciation for the Harry Potter series

My renewed appreciation for the Harry Potter series

Arts and Entertainment- September 18, 2020

My movie marathon ended in a week but my belief in magic has just been renewed.

Remote learning shopping list: stuff to make your new digital life more comfortable

Remote learning shopping list: stuff to make your new digital life more comfortable

Column- September 6, 2020

Buy one, a few or all to transform your desk, dorm room, dining room table, bed or floor into the comfiest makeshift classroom ever.

Breaking up with Lana Del Rey (quarantine made me do it)

Breaking up with Lana Del Rey (quarantine made me do it)

Arts and Entertainment- September 4, 2020

For all her self awareness of her melancholia, Del Rey remains blissfully unaware of her own fixation with the past.

Racism ‒ Not just an American problem

Racism ‒ Not just an American problem

Arts and Entertainment- September 1, 2020

I am an international student from India. As a nation we are vastly different from the United States but we do share a common love ...

Why Netflix’s ‘The Midnight Gospel’ is a Mind-Melting Masterpiece: A Review

Why Netflix’s ‘The Midnight Gospel’ is a Mind-Melting Masterpiece: A Review

Arts and Entertainment- August 31, 2020

“The Midnight Gospel” creates a transcendent world of its own where open dialogue flourishes.

Seven tips to get you the HECK through finals week (and beyond)

Seven tips to get you the HECK through finals week (and beyond)

Column- May 18, 2020

What I am here to do is help you finish this semester and stay sane before, during and after finals week (the plague edition).

How Adam Sandler earned my trust and became one of the most underrated actors of our generation

How Adam Sandler earned my trust and became one of the most underrated actors of our generation

Arts and Entertainment- May 12, 2020

Last year, Sandler took a dramatic turn in his career and starred in the R-rated banger “Uncut Gems.” This. This is his best work.

Concert Movies: Fill the endless void in your heart from not seeing any live concerts this summer

Concert Movies: Fill the endless void in your heart from not seeing any live concerts this summer

Column- May 11, 2020

It’s a complete bummer that live concerts won’t be a thing for what may be another two years, but there are plenty of ways to ...

Mosaic Tries Something New: Listening to Fiona Apple

Mosaic Tries Something New: Listening to Fiona Apple

Column- May 8, 2020

Apple is hardly voiceless; she hardly sits in a pool of her own angst; she is not ashamed of what she has been through or ...