Cassandra Jenkins, Temple University
Mindy Kaling’s teen drama series has returned to Netflix, and fans can’t wait to see what drama Devi will find herself in this year.
Jordan Oulela, University of Texas at San Antonio
The glamorization of adult themes and age-inappropriate casting can lead to problematic assumptions made about real life.
Lauren Sung, University of Georgia
There’s a reboot of this iconic teen drama in the works, and although we don’t know much about it as of right now, what little information we do have doesn’t bode well.
Fatima Sani, Rollins College
The series has similar themes to other successful franchises such as ‘Euphoria’ and ’13 Reasons Why,’ but has failed to attain the same level of hype.
With a reboot on the horizon, it’s important to address the tendency of the original show to treat its less exorbitantly rich characters with downright cruelty.
Alyssa Alexander, SUNY Buffalo State
Who will Devi choose? The supportive Ben who happens to be in a relationship, or the available bad boy Paxton?
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
Legal and logistical barriers make casting minors something of a burden. Has the trend of adult actors assuming the role of teens skewed public perception?
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
The brand new project from Labrinth has finally been released.
Nicole Andrasko, University of Pittsburgh
It might have been a soapy teen drama, but it was the second-longest-running series in television history.
Karen Guan, Southern Methodist University
Unlike most teen dramas, ‘Riverdale’ doesn’t hesitate to dive into complicated social issues.
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