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Racial representation in media Is an actor’s personality truly enough?

In Media by Ismael Miranda

In all forms of media, fiction is grounded in reality. Unless otherwise stated the audience will assume that the fictional world works the same way our own does. Observing the characters in most forms of media would lead one to believe that the world is full of people who are primarily White and the most noteworthy events and narratives happen …

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Movie Review: Get Out Live Wire's Editor-in-Chief looks at one of 2017's best blockbusters

In Media, Reviews by Victoria Bostwick

Synopsis: Chris (Daniel Kalyuuya), travels with his girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) to meet her parents in suburbia. Uneasy about the difference of race between himself and his White girlfriend, he presents the possibility of uneasiness during his stay with Rose before their departure. As expected, Chris discovers that Rose’s liberal parents are definitely off put by her Black boyfriend. He …

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Creating Media Who really has the power behind content?

In Download Live Wire, Media by Ismael Miranda

Media needs a creator. These are people who usually create because they have a passion or story to tell. This has allowed for a multitude of stories. Entering the modern age the average person can develop, produce, and distribute various forms of media. The ability for content creators to communicate directly with their fans via social media leads to a unique …

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The appeal of fear lurking in the mindset of horror fans Professor Shoemaker sheds light on dark matters

In Media, Opinion/Editorial by Ismael Miranda

Horror is a topic that strikes many people as odd. Despite the stigma, there are many people who find appeal in the macabre. Whether we are aware of it or not, dark tales makes us feel safe. For the average person, life is simple. We have stress and responsibilities, but our lives are for the most part uneventful. This is …

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Movie review: Deadpool Merc with the mouth earns R rating

In Media, Reviews by Travis Arment

On Feb. 12, 2016 Marvel’s Merc with a Mouth, Deadpool (alter ego of Wade W. Wilson), debuted in his first starring roll on the big screen. Ryan Reynolds has suited up as the Regenerating Degenerate before, but 2016’s Deadpool film made it easy to forget the atrocities committed in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.