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“Colin in Black and White” is a powerful story by Colin Kaepernick that will give watchers an understanding of what  another person may be going through.  (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Colin in Black and White” shows what it means to be Black in a white world

Lorraine Barron, Staff Writer December 12, 2021

“Colin in Black and White” is a powerful fictional Netflix series about Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick is best known as the Black football player who took a knee while the national anthem played, some...

The long-awaited second  installment of Netflix’s “Tiger King,” premiered on Nov. 17, 2021, and with it may have brought down the entire private zoo industry in America. (Photo Courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Tiger King 2” claws back at America’s exotic animal industry

Oden Taylor, Student Worker November 30, 2021

The long-awaited second season of Netflix’s “Tiger King” premiered on Nov. 17, and with it may have brought down the entire private zoo industry in America. With first season star, Joseph Maldonado-Passage,...

Colin Kaepernick, former NFL quarterback turned activist, compared the NFL draft combine to slavery in the new Netflix show “Colin in Black and White.” (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Colin Kaepernick’s comparisons between the NFL Combine and slave auctions are insensitive

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor November 13, 2021

Colin Kaepernick, the former NFL football player turned social justice activist, is well known for kneeling instead of standing for the national anthem before games and for protesting police brutality....

Netflixs recent show Squid Game has become the most popular show on Netflix, ranking No. 1 in 90 countries across the world. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Squid Game” is Netflix’s most popular show in history

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer November 13, 2021

Spoilers ahead. Netflix’s newest drama series “Squid Game” has not only become the most popular show that Netflix has released, but also may have had a hand in saving the platform by bringing ratings...

Jennifers Body may have been the most underrated horror film of its time. 11 years later, the film is still intriguing audiences with its original storyline. (Photo courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox)

10 spine-tingling thrillers that are sure to haunt you

Ariel Caspar, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

The spooky season is among us, and while everyone else is getting excited about pumpkin spice, horror genre fans are on the hunt for new and intriguing films to enjoy. While this isn’t a traditional...

Michelle Obamas new documentary, Becoming, based on her memoir of the same name, starts with the inauguration of her husband and tells the story of how she dealt with copious amounts of criticism and bullying before, during, and after her stay at the White House. (file photo)

Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ is a refreshing take on personal growth in the midst of struggle

Alex Muegge, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

At the 2016 Democratic National Convention, in response to the future harsh criticism and bullying she and her family would receive in the White House as the first African-Americans to live there, then-First...

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Bojack exits stage right

Bram Martinez February 7, 2020

“Bojack Horseman” shot its final season on Jan. 31 because Netflix cancelled it. This beautifully made show displays a realistic society with mental illness and other hard to swallow topics that tie...

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BoJack finally stops treading water in new season

Bram Martinez November 6, 2019

“BoJack Horseman” is a Netflix original animated adult comedy series that first premiered Aug. 22, 2014. It aired the first part of its final season on Oct. 25. The show is known for its realistic ...

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Big Mouth gives ‘growing pains’ a whole new meaning

Bram Martinez October 28, 2019

Growing up is difficult for most people. It is a set of trials and tribulations everyone faces, but the undeniable truth of the matter is that most people think that they are going through these difficult...

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Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ gives fans insight to Beychella

Alexis Warren May 5, 2019

Just as we thought Beyoncé couldn’t be more of an inspiration, the performer released a Netflix documentary ‘Homecoming’ on April 17, featuring an in-depth look at the behind the scenes of the making...

September is mental health awareness  month. (File photo)

Suicide is not the answer, prevention is possible

Lily Rodriguez Drake September 30, 2017

September was National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which carried  a goal of informing and familiarizing the public about statistics, preventative care and how to conduct effective discussions...

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