August 8, 2020

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Feb.14, 2019

    The Danger of Crime Entertainment: ‘Ted Bundy’ and ‘You’ Glorify Criminal Behavior

    Fascination with true crime is nothing new, but lately it seems impossible to get away from movies and documentaries about the dangers of charming criminals. Shows like Netflix’s You and Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, along with…

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  • Opinion | Nov.01, 2018

    It’s Not You, It’s Me: Breaking Up With the Fascination Over Celebrity Breakups

    by Joshua Chlebowski ’21 Opinion Staff   It has been 18 days since news broke about the end of Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande’s relationship. Even after such a length of time, articles and reports about the relationship are continuing…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    “We Solved It”: Celebrity Platforms are Key to Politics

    by Julia McCoy ’22 Opinion Staff The beginning of this year brought us award shows with red carpets full of celebrities standing together in solidarity to raise awareness for the Time’s Up movement. Now, nearly nine months later, we saw…

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  • Opinion | Mar.15, 2018

    The Oscars Join In By Saying #MeToo

    by Gabrielle Bianco ’21 In recent years, the Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, has taken a turn toward the political, with movements such as #OscarsSoWhite causing the event to be not only a source of entertainment, but a…

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  • Opinion | Feb.15, 2018

    Ladies Celebrating Ladies: Galentine’s Day Empowers Women, Promotes Friendship

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor From January to mid-February every year, we are reminded (whether we like it or not) that the season of love is upon us. While many view Valentine’s Day as a romantic opportunity for couples…

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  • Opinion | Feb.15, 2018

    Social Issues Are Not For Selling Cars

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor “Recognize that he who is greatest among you shall be your servant. That’s a new definition of greatness.” With Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month at the forefront of everyone’s…

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  • Opinion | Feb.08, 2018

    Are Video Games Really Just Games?

    by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff As America wakes up to news of yet another senseless mass killing, an outraged media sets its sights on the killer’s video game shelves. Glossing over complex issues like mental health treatment and gun…

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  • Opinion | Oct.26, 2017

    The Power of Media: A Cause For Alarm

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff The role of the media in the American zeitgeist today is impossible to understate. In the age of information, the news sources and outlets that people return to day after day and year after…

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  • Opinion | Oct.19, 2017

    End the Silence on Sexual Assault

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff The accusations that have been made against Harvey Weinstein by more than a dozen women over the past two weeks are very horrifying and, unfortunately for many, not too surprising. Weinstein’s reputation of sexually…

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  • Opinion | Sep.14, 2017

    Stop Streaming From Becoming Cable

      by Nicholas Moran ’20 Opinion Staff Frustrated from having to buy expensive cable TV packages filled with unwanted channels, consumers have flocked to Netflix in droves. Media giants watched in horror as thousands of consumers “cut the cord” and…

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