Friday, April 16, 2021

Amani Salahudeen

Students learn how to help refugees

An International Rescue Committee representative came to visit the Student Government body on Oct. 15 in Forcina Hall

Comedians bring laughter to annual Muslim dinner

Comedians Ramy Youseff and Danish Maqbool energized the crowd with laughter at the Muslim Student Association’s 14th Annual Eid dinner on Oct. 15.

‘Love Alarm’ thrills audience with distinct plot

If you’re into Korean dramas or in the mood to try something new, I’d recommend “Love Alarm,” which Netflix released on Aug. 22. First-time director Lee Na-Jeong specifically emphasized keeping an American audience in mind to draw in viewers across the globe.

Five must-see shows to binge this semester

You know that feeling you get in the pit of your stomach after finishing a show? If you’re unsure of where to start something fresh, there’s a list of new shows that are coming out this fall. From crime shows to Korean dramas, this list has a variety of shows so there’s something for everyone. On top of that, the CW is also coming out with some binge-worthy shows that you should check out if you’re a superhero fan.

Young adult literature lacks diverse authors

Accurate representation in literature is essential for readers. Many organizations are pushing for books with more diversity so that readers can further identify with a wider array of characters.

Sri Lankan bombings leave more than 200 dead

A series of bombings in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and injured at least 500 others at churches and hotels on April 21. The church bombings took place at 8:45 a.m.

“Shazam!” features new kind of hero

In the midst of recent criticism that DC comic movies are “too dark” or “too serious,” the new film “Shazam!” provides a much needed breath of fresh air.

‘Good Trouble’ documents post-graduate hardships

After a successful run of “The Fosters,” a drama series that follows the lives of an unconventional family, Hulu and Freeform have come together to give viewers a spin-off

College mourns New Zealand deaths

One was a well-known soccer player. Another was visiting New Zealand for the first time. One had become a father just days before. Another was only three years old. On March 15, 50 victims were killed by a 28-year-old gunman in Christchurch, New Zealand

New film echoes plot of ‘Fault in Our Stars’

“Five Feet Apart,” a romantic film based off a novel by Rachael Lippincott and directed by Justin Baldoni, hit theaters on March 15. It’s a coming-of-age story about two star-crossed lovers who are diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.

Concert starts out week on high note

The melodic sounds of flutes and pianos filled the room as students and faculty filed into Mayo Concert Hall on March 12 at 12:30 p.m. for the Tuesday Afternoon Recital. The first performer was Gina Luizzi, a freshman music education major.

New Zealand prime minister urges gun law changes

On March 15, 50 people were killed and 50 others were injured in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, according to CNN.

Top five Asian dramas to watch over spring break

With the rise of K-pop and bands like BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, and Korean dramas, it is clear that Americans are beginning to dip their toes into Korean culture. I compiled a list of the top five Asian dramas to watch on Netflix

SFB funds Visiting Writers Series, Freshman Semi-Formal

Delta Sigma Theta was funded $3,950 for a speaker for its event titled, “I Never Thought About it Like That.” The speaker, Rasheed Ali Cromwell, is an attorney and Greek life expert. The event will be held on March 27 in the Decker Social Space from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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