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Scott: Teach children LGBTQ rights by turning on the TV

Scott: Teach children LGBTQ rights by turning on the TV

By Elise Scott

June 17, 2019

  It can be difficult to imagine a teacher having a personal life outside of school — especially when they are a tall, ageless, anthropomorphic rat. For 23 years, Mr. Ratburn, the eternal third-grade teacher in the beloved children’s television series "Arthur," has been a sort of auxilia...

The Changing Face of Science Fiction

The Changing Face of Science Fiction

By Alison Myers

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:...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Game-Day Experience

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Game-Day Experience

By Casey Overfield and Zach Janis

March 7, 2019

Overfield: A Live Game Can't Be Beat Attending sports games has been a staple of American entertainment for many generations. With the rise of television and social media, however, the novelty of attending a game has disappeared since games have become more available in our homes. Streaming service...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 36: “Jeopardy”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 36: “Jeopardy”

By Marshall Falkner

November 16, 2018

  Warning: This Review may have spoilers for “Jeopardy” As you may know, Netflix recently added "Jeopardy" to their lineup of shows. This might sound weird, to say the least, but don’t worry, you don’t have to wade through the full five decades this show has been on the air. Netfli...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 35: “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 35: “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”

By Palak Jayswal

November 7, 2018

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” Even with Christmas displays and products already gracing department stores and media, Netflix managed to sneak in its last Halloween series — one which embodies Halloween and all of its true horrors. ...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 34: “Orange is the New Black”

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 34: “Orange is the New Black”

By Adelina Whitten

November 2, 2018

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for "Orange is the New Black." Netflix originals used to turn me away. I always assumed the company would have a hard time producing anything of worth since they’re "just" a streaming service. I’ll be the first to admit I was terribly mist...

To Binge or not to Binge Episode 18: “The Great Interior Design Challenge”

To Binge or not to Binge Episode 18: “The Great Interior Design Challenge”

By Marshall Falkner

June 4, 2018

There's something about HGTV and design shows that is so alluring. There are a couple dozen shows relating to home renovation and design. Mainly people trying to buy a house, a house being renovated to better fit the people's wants and needs and/or the hosts designing something new before showing it...

Patience: Pop Culture, An Escape from Reality

Patience: Pop Culture, An Escape from Reality

By Alisa Patience

November 28, 2017

I recently read “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay” by Michael Chabon for class. It’s a book that argues for the artistic and social value of comic books in the 1940s and 1950s. Then and now, many who consider themselves mature and of higher intelligence will claim they have no time...

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