‘Great Comet’ Brings Audience to Tears

It’s as though everyone in the Imperial Theater is crying. The stifled sobs are audible and it’s obvious the audience is choking back tears as the final Broadway run of “Natasha, Pierre, and the Great...

Fairfield Welcomes You Home

If you’re anything like me, the years leading up to college were filled with nothing but impatient anticipation. I couldn’t wait to go away to school and have a completely different life, to meet new...

Privacy of Gender Identity Must Be Respected

The latest season of the CBS series “Survivor” has sparked controversy when contestant Jeff Varner outed fellow castmate Zeke Smith as transgender, as reported by Vanity Fair. Though it was heartening to...

Netflix Series Shows the Rise of HipHop

“So I can ease the pain that life can bring/Help them find the peace their spirit needs/I have been chosen for just what to do/To make a world of love for me and you.” So goes the refrain of “I’ll...

Social Movements Should Not Be Commercialized

Pepsi’s divisive new ad featuring Kendall Jenner has received much criticism since its release, as it rightly should. In placing Jenner at the head of a protest, Pepsi fabricates the image of a white savior...

YouTube Restrictions Silence LGBT Voices

Directors of operations at YouTube have recently made updates to their methods of video filtering. On Monday, March 20, The Advocate reported that the company had updated the categories of videos that would be...