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Television as Text: Confronting Realities in Donald Glover's Atlanta

By Jacque Groskaufmanis

I watched the first episode of Atlanta in the Fine Arts library, sitting next to a literal Greek statue and a fancy, old-timey map of 1970’s Manhattan. 1,398 more words

Arts & Pop Culture

Project Duterte: The Philippines’ War on Drugs

The Philippines’s controversial President Rodrigo Duterte came to power on his promise to crack down on crime. Dubbed “The Punisher”, he addressed his subjects, encouraging them to kill drug addicts. 226 more words

Videos & Documentaries

Art in the Internet Age: An Analysis of www.Billlwurtz.com

By Nathaniel LaCelle-Peterson

It is with little fanfare that the Internet has seeped into the day-to-day routine of life. It is a quiet medium that regurgitates pictures of my friends smiling and pointing at waterfalls or platefuls of chicken-waffles, the day’s news, the day’s think pieces about yesterday’s news, and the vague affirmation of strangers quantified in likes, “wows,” and retweets. 1,476 more words

Arts & Pop Culture

Boycott Hajj?

Over the past few months, I’ve noticed a new trend: #BoycottHajj. Yes, you read that right, people are talking about boycotting one of the five pillars of Islam. 424 more words

Culture & Society

Hockney at NGV.

At almost 80, David Hockney is one of Britain’s most avid and highly regarded creators; an investigator, experimenter, developer. Rising to stardom during the Pop art movement of the 1950s and 60s, Hockney moved between California and London creating some of his best-known works including… 177 more words

Melbourne Town

Commodifying the Human Experience

By Gaby Leung

It infuriates me seeing an entire group of friends on their phones instead of talking to one another. With bowed heads and fingers flying, they make me wonder what is so important on their devices that they can’t take the time to interact with each other for more than a few minutes. 891 more words

Culture & Society

Addiction to Sex and the Grace of God


A Gospel Exhortation

“Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?” (2 Cor. 2,522 more words

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