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“Gilda Stories” Offers a Glimpse of Sexuality in Society

Kristen Doerer

February 6, 2013

 "What started as my own angry outburst at a personal affront on the street evolved into a set of responses to injustice that suggest that girls are not as powerless as they’re taught they are and that individuals and society have the ability to change." – Jewelle Gomez This past week, the author of The Gilda ...

Best shows to watch in 2013

Best shows to watch in 2013

Jen Butler

January 30, 2013

With the New Year comes new TV shows to watch and the mid-season winter returns of some old favorites. Now that February is almost upon us, here’s a quick update on the best shows to watch in the coming months as the cold weather keeps you bundled up inside in front of your television or computer. For...

What we learned from the golden globes

What we learned from the golden globes

Tommy Holmberg

January 23, 2013

The Golden Globes are a strange event. It is the product of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which was founded long ago by a group of journalists eager to monopolize the insider news of Hollywood. What better way to gain favor with the community than awarding them golden statues? Thus the Go...

Argo proves a worthy contender for Best Picture

Argo proves a worthy contender for Best Picture

Mary Anne Bodnar

January 23, 2013

There was a time, long ago, when television networks didn’t have programs running twenty-four hours a day, and each night’s broadcast ended with an update on the Iranian Hostage Crisis. It was a time when news was impossible to avoid and nearly all Americans seemed invested in the outcome. Argo, dire...

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