The 2015 hip-hop concept album has a renewed importance because of its social and political commentary on racial inequality, institutional discrimination and African American culture.
Chana Joffe-Walt uses a compelling narrative style to examine racial and class tension in schools — with students facing the consequences for racial and economic inequalities.
There are plenty of things that you probably shouldn’t do if you want your college experience to go smoothly.
The show, set in 1990s Northern Ireland, follows five friends as they get into bizarre trouble accompanied by classic hits.
The diy musician and performance artist wants to radically transform the music industry, and so far she’s succeeded.
Bright, light and colorful, Bryant’s trademark aesthetic mirrors his generous charm.
It’s time to recontextualize our perception of the porn industry and its subsequent associations with adult content creators. Unfortunately, Bella Thorne has complicated the matter.
Hollywood can be tricky, especially when people don’t get along behind the scenes. What happens when actors and their executive producers generate animosity? Sometimes, their characters pay the price.
Japanese skincare products could be the more simplistic and affordable replacement to the Korean skincare routine we’ve all come to know.
Charlie Kaufman’s latest psychological drama is exactly what you would expect — but completely unexpected at the same time.
The iconic actress was the first Black person to win an Academy Award, but in a cruel irony, it was for playing a caricatured role in a deeply racist Hollywood.
There can be a lot confusion around voting, but when the stakes are high, it’s important to know what’s going on. Here’s a quick guide.
In her 2019 book, the comedian beautifully articulates a fascination with the ordinary, which just might be the key to true happiness, especially during the pandemic.
Some aspects of school sports lend themselves to disordered eating. It’s time for these programs to reexamine how they care for the mental and physical health of their athletes.
Ever wondered what would happen if a theme park had no rules? This documentary is your chance to find out — from a safe distance.
The film finds its school administrator protagonists making small moral compromises until it explodes in a big way.
Standard office furniture creates painful problems for many office workers outside of the average height range. Who is responsible for solving them?
It’s a serious topic that warrants attention, and oftentimes other people are the key to getting better.
By creating an inclusive community with justice at the forefront of their mission, the organization is changing the face of environmentalism.
Despite speaking truth to power and providing a much needed Muslim desi presence on television, Hasan Minhaj and his show will not see another season on Netflix.
Katy Perry’s latest release is an optimistic album about overcoming adversity, a message that many people need to hear right now.
Record temperatures have resulted in rolling blackouts in the western U.S. If you don’t have AC — or even power — here’s how to keep cool.
You don’t have to have a mouth full of metal anymore.
When performances depend on a live audience for entertainment, is it possible for the wrestlers and their fans to stay safe?
Over the last few months, there has been a surge of illegal firework displays across the nation. But what prompted them in the first place?
The singer-songwriter is painting a complex picture of the United States in his soon to be released album, ‘The Ascension.’
Few authors captured the human experience, particularly the Black experience, with as much nuance as her.
Just because you don’t have a lot of money doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with some online games of chance.
The left-wing populist uses blistering words to speak out against a rigged economic system, as well as those who don’t fight hard enough against it.
This digital comic blends manga influences with Disney-inspired artwork to create a compelling tale of romance by the sea.
Amazon’s original superhero series gives a social commentary of many of the world’s evils, including what prompted the #MeToo movement.
It goes a lot further back than you think.
Social media has been a useful source for news and critical information. However, it is essential that you fact check information and ensure it is reputable.
Starring and co-produced by Rob Lowe, the firefighter drama series highlights underrepresented perspectives, but fails to deliver realistic plot lines.
Lifestyle creators used to be notoriously family-friendly. How did LaurDIY break out of her PG persona in her new podcast?
When creating content, some stars see disobeying government mandates as a small price to pay, proving not all influencers should be considered role models.
Multiple protagonists? Multiple cities? The much-anticipated but highly mysterious GTA VI could be another record-breaking installment of the controversial series.
The Barcelona singer spent her childhood learning music long associated with revolution. Now, Rosalía is revolutionizing the music industry herself.
How will your petaled beauties live their second life? Here are the many ways to prolong their value to you and your home.
The pandemic isn’t over, and music fans are getting antsy. Do these concerts scratch the itch, and are they COVID-safe?
Kacen Callender’s young adult novel features a queer trans person of color amid friendships, love and a heartwarming journey of self-acceptance.
The doll’s aesthetic is taking social media by storm, and serving as a reminder of an alternative femininity that’s more inclusive and empowering.
With a database of unique traveling experiences, RV owners no longer have to stay in random parking lots or crowded state parks.
Because of her youthful spirit, Siwa is an inspiration to young kids, but people are quick to criticize the superstar for her over-the-top style.
In order to adapt to the strict social distancing rules of the pandemic, college clubs will look a little bit different this school year.
The new podcast is helping people learn how to deal with their fear of watching horror movies.
The incumbent senator may be up in years, but his win against Kennedy proves voters aren’t looking for a youthful candidate — they’re looking for a progressive one.
The genre can be fickle with its trends. However, this series seems to have the hang of these new fads with its fresh take on old tropes.
Amy Sherman-Palladino’s titular mother-daughter duo continues to make even the worst days just a bit better. The final episode may have aired back in 2007, but fans are still eager to get their fix of life Stars Hollow.
When the actress made $2 million in her first week on the platform, she unwittingly harmed the livelihoods of the smaller creators on the subscription service.
COVID-19 has radically changed the school year for college students, especially their dining experience. For many, the dorm is the new dining hall.
Beyoncé’s latest release is a celebration of Black beauty to empower Black women. The project unites African music and cultures in a visual masterpiece.
Many people are now relying on social media as their news sources, where misinformation spreads as fast as wildfire.
Through phone banking, social media and more, you can advocate for the issues that matter the most to you.
The actor had a major impact on Black culture through his portrayal of several Black icons and legendary characters.
With stronger peer relationships, more academic feedback and easier parking, many students find that smaller schools have more benefits.
These YouTubers will help you have a more efficient school year. Just make sure you don’t watch them as an excuse to procrastinate.
Activists, influencers and celebrities are opening up to Jamil about body image, mental health and many other important issues.
Thinking about your experiences as a narrative instead of as a rigid path will aid you in leading a happier life.
With the pandemic still raging and movie theaters struggling to reopen, streaming services are becoming the main place for watching movies.
The Republican National Convention may have been light on national unity, but it did provide plenty of humorous fodder for the internet.
While Gen Z and the Baby Boomers hash out petty stereotypes, the new generation is faced with a reality defined by screens, social distance and global risk.
Even as those on the social media platform pokes fun, the trend has reminded all those 2000s kids of some of their old favorites.
With more people opting for off-campus housing this semester, this list should help those who are making food on their own for the first time.
Some say that you can manifest good things by attracting ‘positive’ energy. However, the tenets of this argument don’t add up.
The new TikTok trend has students documenting their daily lives while quarantined, but what bigger problems with reopening plans are revealed?
The stars of ‘The L Word’ have started a quarantine podcast that embodies what it means to survive a pandemic alongside the wit of your best friend.
If your studying efforts are not reflected in the grades you received, psychology might hold the keys to your academic success.
Guilty of participating in the biggest fraud in the history of college admissions, Aunt Becky and her spouse will spend only a few months in jail.
Ads and social media posts show that women’s fashion is turning away from fatphobia and body stigma.
Not everyone on the team will make it out alive, but that was a risk they accepted with the chance to wreak more havoc.
Both films use the trope, but their messages reveal what’s changed in the 27 years between their releases.
Learn the first stages of becoming a podcaster from an amateur who has already made mistakes, so you don’t have to!
College classes are moving online these days. Rather than stick with a subpar school experience, why not choose an alternative path?
Athletes continue to promote social change, seen especially with the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.
The original show creators have departed from the Netflix live-action remake, leading fans to speculate on what changes the media company wanted.
The author’s second novel, which follows a grandmother and granddaughter, puts family and community at the forefront but lacks balance in its storytelling.
HBO’s show offers a crystal clear picture of why communities need new ways to resolve conflicts and combat interpersonal violence.
Using her Instagram, Facebook group and blog, she helps those with the chronic gastrointestinal disorder get through the big and small problems alike.
‘Is this your king?!’ Yes, he is. The actor may have played King T’Challa in a movie, but his legacy reminds us he was a king in reality.
Service industry workers on the video-sharing platforms are letting users know which stars are kind and which ones are entitled.
The COVID-19 pandemic has plenty of college kids asking — can you really have fun without alcohol?
Usually silent on political issues, the comedian put his family-friendly jokes aside to express his vehement anger toward Donald Trump.
Backpacking through nature and sleeping in a tent under the stars isn’t for everyone, but it could be your next adventure.
From essential oils to bee sting therapy, this new docuseries explores the validity of many popular health and wellness practices.
Over the past few months, EDM artists have been collaborating left and right. Here are some of the most exciting projects released in the age of COVID.
The guiding principles provide a framework for enjoying the great outdoors without disrupting the natural cycles of the environment.
The board game has long been known for its dangerous ability to escalate tensions. But rather than avoiding this, maybe it’s the point.
While this fall may not allow students to participate in sporting events or attend parties, there are still ways for you to interact with your friends.
As a senior looking back on my time, I realized five pieces of advice I would have benefitted from as an incoming freshman.
Although the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) came under unprecedented circumstances, the messaging was consistent: They don’t like Democrats.
Following a professor’s controversial article on Kamala Harris, the university remains unable to take a firm stance against prejudice.
Although men and women experience the phenomenon, women face more feelings of fear and inadequacy in their everyday lives — especially Black women.
Some universities have already closed due to an influx of coronavirus cases, but the University of Illinois may have found a solution.
SafeBeat, an organization working to provide cardiac screenings, helps prevent the death of young individuals from cardiac arrest.
The symbol is garnering a racist and hateful history, but that isn’t stopping many people, and even schools, from proudly displaying it.
Because of COVID-19 and quarantine, we depleted our environmental resources a little more slowly this year. That’s still not enough though.
The campaign has adopted many of the strategies employed in 2016, even though Democrats lost. If they want a win, they need to make changes.
The legend of the Crocodile Hunter lives on through his wife and children as they strive to continue his work in animal conservation in their wholesome reality show.
Some on the app are roleplaying as Holocaust victims. Regardless of intent, the fad is disrespectful, to say the least.
YouTube is the first place most students go to procrastinate, but now the platform might hold the key to productivity.
YouTubers, Twitch streamers and even Kentucky Fried Chicken have already jumped on the new game’s bandwagon.
Your season may have been canceled, but that doesn’t need to stop you from making strides in both your physical and mental game.
These comments might not be explicitly homophobic, but they display the privilege of straight people and trivialize the negative experiences of queer women.
Although America is dealing with unprecedented times, the 2020 election still has echoes of the 2008 Obama/McCain race.
He’s everywhere. TikTok Willy Wonka is infiltrating the internet and he’s not slowing down anytime soon.
Music has become a multisensory experience. Check out a brief history of how music incorporated the two art forms to reimagine visuals and audio united.
Former child actors step into an entirely new spotlight in the HBO documentary, in which the interview subjects take the lead in telling their own stories.
If you want to succeed in business, you need to know what you’re doing.
Oprah Winfrey’s new show provides a space for Americans to understand racial tension through uncomfortable yet eye-opening conversations.
While arguments over music may seem trivial to some, learning to accept genres outside of your usual taste can lead to an open mind in other areas of your life.