Aziz Ansari’s “Master of None” was a groundbreaking show highlighting Indian actors in television. Now, it’s been tainted by allegation of sexual assault against Ansari and his reaction to them.
In the age of social media and Gen Z-proclaimed self-love, the phrase “be yourself” is nearly ubiquitous. “Be yourself” can mean being silly, quirky, unique, unapologetic or weird — in a good way. This feel-good culture belies an ugly underbelly: it exists only within certain constraints. Deviation from the normative
You may have seen the photos. Positively blissful young people frolic through fields of giant daisies, pose next to enormous gummy bears, and fling handfuls of colorful sprinkles into the air against the backdrop of glossy pink tiles made to emulate the “sprinkle pool” of some childhood dream. These scenes
Social media is often viewed as a place of free and creative expression. It’s not only a liberating force, but a place where one can be recognized for originality, talents, and ideas. Platforms like Instagram can launch young hopefuls into stardom, a phenomenon commonly referenced by the term “insta-famous.” While
Kurt Vlasich, head coach of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team, recalls early memories of playing sports for local youth teams, just miles away from the 5Cs. “I love the fact that my two little girls go to the elementary school that I did,” Vlasich said. Vlasich has been coaching the
Growing up in a Chinese-American household, I was raised to value achievement in quantifiable, measurable forms. I was taught to follow the rules of the system and pursue paths with predictable outcomes. For many Asian-Americans like myself, the expectations we were raised with fuel the explosion of fury in the
Over the past weekend, the defending national champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s volleyball team (10-2, 1-0 SCIAC) hosted the first-ever, prestigious East-West Challenge at Roberts Pavilion, beating Emory University (3-1) and University of Texas, Dallas (3-2), but suffered a loss to Washington University in St. Louis(1-3). The East-West Challenge, which will ‘swap