Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Esther Morales

Student-run sports TikTok account is a hit among users

When Covid-19 struck and quarantine was at its peak this summer, sophomore marketing major Adam Yu and hometown friend Robert Schweitzer took to TikTok to pass the time. Today, over 1.4 million followers and 62.1 million likes later, the pair have managed to mold their account @CS99TV into a hub for viral sports-related content.

Students can take steps to combat seasonal depression

For many students, including myself, the weeks can bleakly start to bleed together as the fall and winter seasons kick in. Some days you truly can’t bring yourself to write that discussion post or hop on that Zoom lecture. But when it boils down, the root of the problem for a lot of college students isn’t as simple as burnout. 

‘Emily in Paris’ leaves viewers with mixed feelings

A show with travel, fashion, comedy and romance — what’s not to love, right? Netflix released its newest comedy-drama “Emily in Paris” on Oct. 2, and it was met with indifference from viewers who couldn’t tell if they binged it out of love or hate. 

‘The Devil All the Time’ illuminates a twisted tale for saints and sinners

The highly anticipated psychological thriller “The Devil All the Time” hit Netflix on Sept. 16 to a wave of die-hard Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson fans. The film is directed by Antonio Campos, and the story is based on the 2011 novel of the same name by author Donald Ray Pollock. 

‘The Artivism Project’ takes on social justice issues

More than three months ago, the killing of an innocent and unarmed Black man by a police officer was caught on tape. Its release to the internet prompted a wave of protests, both in the streets and on social media, that rocked the entire world. That wave is showing no signs of stopping. 

Welcome Week for Class of 2024 goes virtual

Much like the switch to fully remote learning, the College’s annual Welcome Week for the incoming Class of 2024 and transfer students took the annual tradition online. 

“The Umbrella Academy” returns to fight a new doomsday

In a time where it seems like the world could be ending any day now, the second season of “The Umbrella Academy” couldn’t have hit Netflix at a better time. The live-action adaptation of the 2016 graphic novel by My Chemical Romance lead singer, Gerard Way, returned July 31, throwing returning fans and newcomers into a binging frenzy.

Student YouTubers help inform Class of 2024 through activism, experiences at the College

As a result of campuses shutting down and tours being canceled for prospective students, many incoming freshmen have been flocking to YouTube to get a sense of what the College has to offer. Daytwan Coates-Hall and Kenu Ogbevire are two students from the College who are making an effort to encourage, inform and educate incoming and prospective students looking to learn about what life at the College is really like.

College releases new budget: find out the costs and cuts

In her most recent community-missive, released on Tuesday, July 2, College President Kathryn Foster outlined the awaited Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget, which the College’s Board of Trustees passed during their public meeting on June 30.

How to use media to become educated as a non-Black ally

The most important aspect of these forms of media have a common purpose of education. This surrounds the idea of sobering up non-Black people to the harsh, brutal realities of life as a Black American. 

‘The End of the F***ing World’ returns to Netflix

Fans of the hit Netflix UK original series, “The End of the F***ing World,” were finally able to get their fix when the second season dropped on Nov. 5 after a highly anticipated two-year wait.

Sarnoff Collection honors career of famed composer

As one of the world’s most renowned and respected conductors of the 20th century, Arturo Toscanini became a household name while acting as the musical director of the NBC Symphony Orchestra beginning in the 1930s.

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