Tag: television

[Opinion] High school workloads make students resent reading

[Opinion] High school workloads make students resent reading

In elementary school, reading for fun is emphasized as one of the best ways to sharpen students’ intellect. As kids progress through the school system, the emphasis stays the same while the workload gets more intense. Eventually, reading becomes less of a treat and more […]

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Television depictions of mass shootings can have harmful effects

Television depictions of mass shootings can have harmful effects

School shootings are a frequently depicted topic on television, often dramatizing the terror and hardships students and faculty face during a real shooting. While these episodes seem more plentiful now than ever, due to the increased rates of actual school shootings, violence on campus has […]

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MTV’s “Sweet/Vicious” raises awareness about important issues

MTV’s “Sweet/Vicious” raises awareness about important issues

According to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, among undergraduate students at college, 23.1 percent of females experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation. Starring Elizabeth Bennet and Taylor Dearden, “Sweet/Vicious” follows one of these victims, Jules Thomas (Bennett), and her […]

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Review: “This Is Us” connects with viewers

Review: “This Is Us” connects with viewers

From lack of self confidence to death of a loved one, NBC’s hit new show, “This Is Us,” created by Dan Fogelman, includes a relatable story line for everyone. After 10 episodes, the show is already one of the most popular on television, receiving an […]

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