Front of house: How Black artists are rewriting the Wild West

Although Hollywood has painted cowboys as the white John Wayne-style hero, Wild West imagery is often taken from Black and Indigenous cultures, pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 explains.

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OPINION: ‘Hamilton’ discrimination allegations raise questions about the real meaning of inclusivity

Recent allegations of severe discrimination against minorities on the set of the Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ demonstrate that simply hiring a diverse group of people is not enough for a truly inclusive environment, argues guest columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24.

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Front of house: In the digital age, all the world’s a stage

In the age of social media, what is a celebrity? In light of TikTok and YouTube stars mingling with traditional celebrities, pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 explores this question.

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Front of house: Cop shows perpetuate the myth of the ‘bad apple’

Beneath the lighthearted humor of popular cop shows such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine lies insidious “copaganda,” pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 argues.

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