Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Aroni Sarkar - Associate Comment Editor

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    Cultural appropriation continues to occur, and it highlights the power imbalances...

    Last week, an American company called The Mahjong Line, based in Dallas and founded by three white women, sparked a major controversy online about...

    Social media and news fatigue: why we need to be mindful...

    From civil unrest to pandemics and wildfires, 2020 has become a symbol of the culmination of all potential despondency, with a shadow of bleakness...

    Diwali celebrations in India highlight the need for government action

    Watching the shimmering streams of colourful sparks falling off firecrackers with friends and family is the highlight of Indians celebrating Diwali all over the...

    Robot influencers have serious implications for humanity

    In 1999, the popular animated TV show Arthur aired an episode in which its title character discovers that the band he and his friends had gotten...

    Witches as feminist icons

    The witch archetype has been romanticized and commercialized in various mediums, from movies and shows to novels and art. The mysticism and fantasy associated...

    Hollywood morality is tested again through the casting of Gal Gadot...

    The recent casting of Gal Gadot as Cleopatra in an upcoming film by Patty Jenkins has sparked a raging debate about Cleopatra’s racial heritage and Gadot’s...

    The pressure to be productive can leave us exhausted and purposeless

    My alarm goes off at 8:55 a.m. I grab my breakfast and sit idly at my desk for the next five hours attending synchronous...
    Book with world flags

    International students face old and new challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic

    The sudden shuttering of the global economy took a toll on nations worldwide. Businesses were forced to shut down, people lost their jobs and homes, and many are continuing to struggle to make ends meet.       International students are facing these...

    Cultural appropriation continues to occur, and it highlights the power imbalances...

    Last week, an American company called The Mahjong Line, based in Dallas and founded by three white women, sparked a major controversy online about...

    Social media and news fatigue: why we need to be mindful...

    From civil unrest to pandemics and wildfires, 2020 has become a symbol of the culmination of all potential despondency, with a shadow of bleakness...

    Diwali celebrations in India highlight the need for government action

    Watching the shimmering streams of colourful sparks falling off firecrackers with friends and family is the highlight of Indians celebrating Diwali all over the...

    Robot influencers have serious implications for humanity

    In 1999, the popular animated TV show Arthur aired an episode in which its title character discovers that the band he and his friends had gotten...

    Witches as feminist icons

    The witch archetype has been romanticized and commercialized in various mediums, from movies and shows to novels and art. The mysticism and fantasy associated...

    Hollywood morality is tested again through the casting of Gal Gadot...

    The recent casting of Gal Gadot as Cleopatra in an upcoming film by Patty Jenkins has sparked a raging debate about Cleopatra’s racial heritage and Gadot’s...

    The pressure to be productive can leave us exhausted and purposeless

    My alarm goes off at 8:55 a.m. I grab my breakfast and sit idly at my desk for the next five hours attending synchronous...
    Book with world flags

    International students face old and new challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic

    The sudden shuttering of the global economy took a toll on nations worldwide. Businesses were forced to shut down, people lost their jobs and homes, and many are continuing to struggle to make ends meet.       International students are facing these...

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