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Netflix cancellation of The Get Down lets down students

Greta Frontero, R2 Editor-in-Chief

June 9, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Iris

      The Netflix original series The Get Down has been cancelled after just one season. Because it is such a racially inclusive show that portrays the beginnings of hip-hop culture in the 1970s, the cancellation has sparked...

Female superheroes: Entertaining and empowering

Olivia Morrison, Free-lance Writer

June 9, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Iris

      Like a lot of girls, I’ve never been a die-hard fan of superhero movies. They were always long and unrealistic, making it arduous for me to sit through. I was never interested in watching a bunch of heroes save the da...

Contact camera takeover? 

Eric Storms

May 27, 2016

Filed under Commentary

DATE:  April 28, 2016:  Today, Sony received a patent for a proposed device that would allow a person to wear a video camera inside a contact lens, and that also allows them to play video back. DATE: May 20, 2021: Tod...

Music with a message: Anohni takes on social issues 

Justin Dudzinski

May 26, 2016

Filed under Commentary

Hopelessness by Anohni is a call to action, proclaiming that if we continue on this trajectory, our future is bleak. This album is a medium for Anohni’s critical messages on a variety of social issues, from climate chan...

A Tip on Tipping

Michelle Ciampa ​ and Teddy Mebane

May 13, 2016

Filed under Commentary

Although tipping is not a legal necessity, it’s vital to the worker and very important for the well-being of society. Too many Americans don’t know the effect that tipping has on waiters and waitresses, especially those ...

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