Let’s Get Down to Business; Why the Live Action Mulan Movie is Problematic

Let’s Get Down to Business; Why the Live Action Mulan Movie is Problematic

Lily Kamrath, Deputy Editor, Arts & Entertainment

September 25, 2020

This month while I was browsing Arts and Entertainment topics to write about, I came across a headline from The Washington Post titled, “Why Disney’s new ‘Mulan’ is a scandal.” Intrigued by the strong word choice and only knowing surface-level information about the movie, I decided to delve further ...

Has Mother Nature Really Been Recovering During Quarantine? A Look at COVID-19’s Impact on the Envionment

Has Mother Nature Really Been Recovering During Quarantine? A Look at COVID-19's Impact on the Envionment

Anna Geldert, Managing Editor, Commentary

September 25, 2020

Over the past six months, the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of our day-to-day lives. Schools have been shut down, international and domestic travel has been disrupted, and all across the globe people grieve the loss of their loved ones and worry for others who have fallen ill....

Pop Music Inspired By Classical Music: Is There a Superior Genre?

Pop Music Inspired By Classical Music: Is There a Superior Genre?

Alexandra Wagner, Deputy Editor, Feature

September 25, 2020

As the summer months come to an end, students are likely assembling some of their favorite summer tunes into playlists. Whether switching classes by transitioning through the halls or shifting from the island counter to the kitchen table, everyone seems to have their favorite genre streaming to lift their s...

Does violence in video games actually cause behavioral issues in children?

Does violence in video games actually cause behavioral issues in children?

Luke Williams, Deputy Editor, Commentary

September 25, 2020

One of the most contentious debates in the video game industry is whether or not violence in video games directly causes aggression and violence in children. While many parents use this argument to control their children’s screen time, and many politicians use this argument to pin blame on the video indus...

Covid Around the Country: Successes and Failures

Covid Around the Country: Successes and Failures

Sanna Walker, Deputy Editor, Sports & Wellness

September 25, 2020

       As we approach the six-month anniversary of restrictions due to COVID-19, the United States is still seeing record-high deaths across the country. With 6.5 million cases total as of September 13 and 196,000 deaths nationwide, what is it that we are still doing wrong, and how should we prepare fo...

How COVID 19 Has Affected Business; How To Invest Smartly During The Pandemic

How COVID 19 Has Affected Business; How To Invest Smartly During The Pandemic

Chaehyun Lee, Backpage Editor

September 25, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused severe economic consequences. On June 8th, The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) officially declared a recession in February 2020.  The NBER defines a recession as “a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than...

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