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Pop-Culture in Perspective: Live action Disney films capture the magic

Pop-Culture in Perspective: Live action Disney films capture the magic

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

June 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Pop Culture in Perspective, Showcase

We grew up with the classic Disney movies that captivated both children and adults. Although Disney is without a doubt a powerhouse brand, the company has taken further steps to maximize the magic. Recently, Disney has remade many of these classics into live-action films to portray stories that are literally...

Pop Culture in Perspective: #OscarsSoWhite sparks controversy

Pop Culture in Perspective: #OscarsSoWhite sparks controversy

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Pop Culture in Perspective, Showcase

Out of all the ceremonies of the extravagant award show season, the Oscars takes the cake as the most significant, as the coveted Academy Award has become the hallmark of a performer’s career since the first ceremony in 1929. But with all this year’s nominees of the acting category being white, it...

Teens shamed for reaction to Zayn Malik’s departure

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

May 15, 2015


Filed under Pop Culture in Perspective

We laughed, we cried — we made one too many parodies of “What Makes You Beautiful.” But the time has finally come: the slow deterioration of the popular boy band One Direction, with the recent departure of one of its members, Zayn Malik. On March 25, Malik announced his decision to leave...

Disney movies fall short in race representation

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Columns, Pop Culture in Perspective

When we think of Disney movies, riveting plot lines, enticing characters and pleasant musicals are what typically comes to mind. However, with Disney being part of much of this generation’s childhood and process of growing up, the more serious issues regarding the films are often overlooked — especially...

A tribute to Robin Williams

A tribute to Robin Williams

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

September 19, 2014


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Pop Culture in Perspective

A terrible, terrible pain was prevalent in this one man’s life, and an image of him has been painted that will never fade from our memories, and that image will hopefully help motivate us to reach out to those who are also suffering, and even if we couldn’t rescue Robin Williams’ from his own demons, it’s not entirely too late. We can learn how to save others, for his sake.

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