29 Jan 2019

“Empire” actor victim of possible MAGA driven hate crime

Jussie Smollett, actor in the Fox television show “Empire”, was the victim of a possible racially-charged assault and battery early Tuesday morning in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood. The incident took place

29 Jan 2019

Alleged rapist not on my playlist: mute R. Kelly

It’s time to mute R. Kelly. Literally. “Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number” written by Kelly and performed by Aaliyah, hauntingly alluded to the atrocities chronicled in Lifetime’s 2019 documentary

17 Dec 2018

RuPaul’s Drag Race takes on the inclusion of transgender queens

Gia Gunn is the first transgender queen cast on “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars” following statements suggesting transgender queens would be ineligible to participate. The latest season premiered on Friday,

14 Dec 2018

Our Lady of Guadalupe as a symbol of Mexican Identity

Our Lady of Guadalupe has represented unconditional love and protection far before she became a pop culture reference in fashion and art. On Dec. 12, 1531, her miracle served as

12 Dec 2018

Performers explore unity in grief

Standing stage left, five dancers in somber shades of blue came together in a warm embrace before stepping on stage. The energy within that circle perfectly encompasses choreographer Paige Carlson-Scardino’s

25 Nov 2018

#MeToo, Monica Lewinsky’s story 20 years later

The Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton affair could’ve been a cheesy, low-budget Lifetime movie. But it was true. A young, beautiful intern falls in love with the President of the

19 Nov 2018

Pink satin pointe shoes push the Eurocentric ideals of ballet

Ballet and inclusivity have never been synonymous. Classical ballet has pushed Eurocentric ideals through music, themes and casting. So much so that people of color make a significant minority, an

18 Nov 2018

Michael Bublé reminds us what “Love” is on new album

Michael Bublé is feeling good, really good with “Love,” his 10th studio album, containing cherished jazz classics and a new contemporary direction. Bublé is back, and thank God it’s not

17 Nov 2018

‘The New Romantic’ an introspective look at the sugar baby lifestyle

How does a soft, unsure journalism student fall into what some may argue is glorified prostitution? You can blame the heartless millennial dating scene. Blake Conway, played by Jessica Barden,

14 Nov 2018

Hozier teases new album with ‘Movement’

Hozier returns with a brand new song titled, “Movement” in support of his upcoming untitled album set to arrive early next year. The accompanying video, released on the same day,

13 Sep 2018

The true price of a good bargain

When you find an inexpensive trendy top while working with a small shopping budget, or you’re just the kind of person who loves a good steal, it feels like you won