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Christopherson: Star Wars Doesn’t Deserve Any Credit for Queer Representation

Christopherson: Star Wars Doesn’t Deserve Any Credit for Queer Representation

By Nain Christopherson, Opinion Writer

January 15, 2020

  If you live in America and have friends, it’s safe to bet that you saw "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" over winter break, regardless of whether you’re a fan of the franchise. Frankly, it was hard to avoid. I got roped into spending a whole $13 to see it in 3D (the regular showing was...

We Double Dog Dare You to Watch these Awful Kids’ Movies

We Double Dog Dare You to Watch these Awful Kids’ Movies

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

July 10, 2019

  Many people can give thanks to filmmakers like Walt Disney, Hayao Miyazaki and Jim Henson for creating meaningful children's content and making childhoods more sunny, hopeful and inspired. Nonetheless, we've all seen bizarre cash grab kids' flicks. Some occasionally endure as cult classics...

The Changing Face of Science Fiction

The Changing Face of Science Fiction

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

June 13, 2019

  Here’s the scenario — the civil rights movement is blazing across America, kids are being shipped in scads to fight a war that grows increasingly unethical every day and television has never been better. Every week, viewers escape from the dreary paranoia of the late ’60s with “Space:...

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

By Christopher Payne and Ray Gill

April 15, 2019

  We’ve come to expect a degree of controversy surrounding video games. As a newer, popular form of art and entertainment, they continue to provoke heavy analysis and even attacks over social media. The interactive element inherent in gaming brings up questions about what content is acceptabl...

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