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At first glance, recent reboots of television programs that reigned supreme during the 2000s and early 2010s are trying to improve upon their predecessors shortcomings. But a closer look at some revived projects reveals that television leaders still hesitate to embrace diversity on-and-off screen.

Column: Television reboots revive flawed representation amid demand for diversity

Cathy Ching, deputy lifestyle editor September 7, 2022

The early 2000s are making a comeback to modern television — this time, with more diversity.  Heeding criticism about the lack of diversity in television, Hollywood producers have rebooted shows...

The Kardashians have transformed their tabloid and reality television legacy into a commercial empire. A Newsstand in Omaha, Nebraska. November 1938. by polkbritton is marked with CC PDM 1.0.

Column: ‘The Kardashians’ know how to turn bad press into good business

Noelia Arteaga, news correspondent May 6, 2022

The Kar-Jenner girls are back and on Hulu for an all too familiar iteration of their first hit reality television show, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” or “KUWTK.” The first episode of the...

Fans took to Twitter to express their disappointment in the musical artist Doja Cat. But the singer later revealed her own struggles with public pressure. This work features Doja Cat 2020 Vogue Taiwan 02.png by Condé Nast through Vogue Taiwan and is licensed under CC BY 3.0 .

Column: Doja Cat’s fight with fans reveals underlying tension in the music industry

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff April 15, 2022

After musical artist Doja Cat failed to perform her concert in Paraguay as scheduled due to flooding in the area, several fans took to Twitter to express their concerns, sparking a fight between the artist...

Turning Red takes on young girlhood and coming of age, but some critics took issue with the films novel themes.

Column: ‘Turning Red’ criticized for themes of growing up

Sharon Chen, news correspondent April 3, 2022

Disney and Pixar’s latest film “Turning Red” follows 13-year-old Meilin Lee and her newfound tendency to transform into a giant, red panda when faced with intense emotions. The film explores Chinese...

Hulus The Dropout is yet another instance highlighting societys obsession with the scammers. The recent series details the turbulent story of Elizabeth Holmes, who connived the world with her company, Theranos.

Column: ‘The Dropout’ exemplifies modern obsession with scamming

Juliana George, news staff March 27, 2022

“Inventing Anna.” “The Tinder Swindler.” “The Puppet Master.” In just the first three months of 2022, three Netflix original productions have revolved around major scams. In each, a master...

Pam and Tommy wants to re-examine the fallout around the release of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lees sex tape, but critics point out the shows contradictory role in reigniting Andersons trauma.

Column: ‘Pam and Tommy’ disappoints viewers, exploits Pamela Anderson

Lily Elwood, news staff February 26, 2022

What was meant to be a post-#MeToo-era television show about Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s sex tape scandal, “Pam and Tommy,” a biographical drama series on Hulu, only works to further exploit...

2022 New York Fashion Week attempted to include diverse body types despite reductions in designers and capacity due to COVID-19.

Column: Spring 2022 New York Fashion Week attempts to maintain diverse standards

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news correspondent February 23, 2022

Models sparkled on the runway sporting various trend-setting designers including Tanner Fletcher, Eckhaus Latta and Peter Do from Feb. 11 to Feb. 16 at New York Fashion Week, or NYFW. New names like Bach...

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Column: 5 television shows to entertain ‘Euphoria’ fans

Alexa Grayson, news correspondent February 7, 2022

The popular HBO Max television series “Euphoria” is a glittery masterpiece that follows a group of high school students navigating drugs, sex and relationships in a world forcing them to grow up too...

Cars drive past the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

Column: Keep your eyes on these Academy Award contenders

Karissa Korman, deputy lifestyle editor February 1, 2022

With nominee voting underway at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as of Thursday, Jan. 27, all eyes are on the 94th Academy Awards ceremony set to take place March 27.  The Critics’...

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Column: Mugler’s boldness, creativity leaves unique legacy on fashion world

Lily Elwood, news staff January 29, 2022

Manfred Thierry Mugler, esteemed French fashion designer and founder and creative director of the Mugler fashion house, died Jan. 23. He was 73. Known for his flamboyant and avant-garde style, Mugler changed...

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Column: The late Virgil Abloh will go down as a modern fashion legacy

Antonia Sousa, news staff December 8, 2021

The recent death of fashion designer, DJ, entrepreneur and 21st-century-icon Virgil Abloh left shockwaves across industries. At 41, Abloh gained notoriety as a powerhouse in the fashion world. Most known...

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Column: 10 books to finish up the fall 

Yeva Khranovska, news correspondent November 27, 2021

With fall well underway, nothing beats curling up with a good book on a chilly evening. Thriller, mystery and horror genres mark the shift from warm and sunny days to cold and windy ones. Here’s a...

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