Articles written by: Elaine Lu


Boygenius’s The Record is a universal masterpiece

On March 31, 2023, boygenius, a band composed of the trio Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers, released their highly anticipated debut album, the record. Their band and album name are purposefully uncapitalized as a stylistic choice. The album is comprised of twelve songs, with its three singles, “Not […]

Opinion / The Nation and the World

The Anti-Trans Movement needs to be addressed as a nationwide issue, not a regional one

After the great advancements that have been made in terms of equal opportunities and rights for people part of the lgbtq+ community, these recent few years have been a sad regression that is a step back in terms of the inclusivity and equal access to care that many have fought […]


The Menu Offers Fresh Perspective to Thriller Genre

Released on November 18 2022, The Menu is a satirical horror film exploring a unique culinary experience on a remote island. The movie has been generally well-received with a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 88 percent. It is rated R (restricted) for graphic and strong violence, explicit language, and sexual references. […]

Lifestyle / The Nation and the World

Fans are in outrage after a Ticketmaster disaster

On November 1, 2022, Taylor Swift announced her widely anticipated “Eras Tour” after her new album, Midnights. However, what could’ve been a nationwide celebration turned into widespread discontent after Ticketmaster, the ticket sales company used for the tour, underwent significant malfunctions.  The selection process for Ticketmaster Verified Fan presales began […]

Community / The Nation and the World

COVID policies continue to restrict international travel

Ever since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, travel restrictions and quarantines have been implemented to mitigate the spread of the virus. Now, policies are easing internationally. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States currently has no mandatory quarantine requirements for domestic […]