Social, Political & Pop Culture

  • Updated
  • Comments

Netflix released the empowering tragedy “tick, tick… BOOM!” — a musical drama starring Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin De Jesus, Joshua Henry and Vanessa Hudgens. The film, released on Nov. 12, takes you into the mind of the award-winning playwright Jonathan Larson.

With nature motifs and self-declared labels, countless companies claim to be environmentally conscious — claims that are easily disproved after research into their practices and policies. "Greenwashing" is a term that refers to misleading marketing used to persuade consumers that a company o…

In October of 2012, Taylor Swift released her fourth studio album “Red,” — an album that bursts with vitality and fervent energy with a bittersweet edge. Now, almost a decade later, Swift has released a remastered version of this fiery record, guaranteed to drive even the toughest of listene…

  • Updated
  • Comments

As an MSU student, I was saddened to receive an email encouraging students to attend a speech from conservative political pundit Ann Coulter on campus. While I am a vocal supporter of the First Amendment to the Constitution, I wholly believe that speaking free from governmental oppression do…

  • Updated
  • Comments

On Oct. 30 from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. the Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque will be holding the Halloween Monster Ball. Tickets for this event can be purchased on the Monster Ball Facebook page or directly through the EventBrite ticket website.

  • Updated
  • Comments

It’s that time of year again where people deliberately seek out fear. Most of us enjoy being chased through a haunted corn maze by a masked person with a chainsaw or watching terrifying films with scenes that burn into our retinas for days to come. If you’re like me and you want those thrill…

Spooky season is officially underway with Halloween looming on the horizon like a bad storm. The only thing scarier than the 31st is what awaits us on our TV screens. Something wicked this way comes … in movie form.

What do most roller-skating arenas and the mall in “Stranger Things” have in common? Their entire aesthetic matches a specific underrated band. The words “retrograde,” “neon” and even “psychedelic” spin around in my mind like a disco ball. To listen to their music is to peer into a distant y…