Asiya Robinson, Rowan University
The revival of the iconic series has its own issues, but its strengths propel it forward from the original.
Virginia Laurie, Washington and Lee University
The Netflix hit’s newest season introduces Cal, a Black nonbinary character who presents a new standard for intersectional representation in the media.
Olivia Wisse, Hofstra University
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Savannah McCracken, University of Arizona
The ‘Love, Simon’ spinoff is taking huge strides away from its predecessor in its realistic representations of teenage sexuality and the difficulties that arise with coming of age.
Study Breaks Staff
Though the show presents itself as just another teen drama, its self awareness of its arrogant and high-class characters allows the drama to lean into the fun of being rich and shallow.
Emma Watts, University of Arizona
Emma Smith, Wesleyan University
HBO’s show offers a crystal clear picture of why communities need new ways to resolve conflicts and combat interpersonal violence.
Chris Meng, Pomona College
From murder mysteries, serial killers and organ harvesters, where will this show go next in its fourth season? Watch out, spoilers ahead.
Myah Clinton, University of Alabama at Birmingham
No self-respecting show would send a teenage character to school in a necktie skirt, right?
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