One Mississippi: A Single State (of Mind)

By: Joshua Bergstein In recent years, many of the best shows on television have come not from television itself, but from the ever-burgeoning world of the Internet. Through its incredibly popular streaming service, Netflix has introduced the world to one amazing show after another, from prison drama Orange is the New Black to surreal animated… Continue reading One Mississippi: A Single State (of Mind)

First Steps, First College

Brooklyn College student Frederic Aurelie shares his first week experiences as a young freshman in a new environment. By: Nathaniel Butler As a freshman, the first week can always feel like the hardest when it comes to settling in, but that didn’t seem too much as the case for eighteen-year-old Frederic Aurelien,  who had quite… Continue reading First Steps, First College

Underground: A True Period Thriller

By: Joshua Bergstein When it comes to entertaining television, one would not necessarily expect “slavery” to be an appreciably worthy topic. Certainly, filmic adaptations like Roots and 12 Years a Slave have vividly highlighted the horrors and brutality of 19th-century enslavement, but they were also designed as close-ended stories. A film or miniseries provides the… Continue reading Underground: A True Period Thriller

A Night to Remember

By: Joseph Pudel Every now and again, the basketball gods torture even their most devout observers. Wednesday, April 13th, marked one of the most excruciating zero-sum-game basketball decisions in recent memory. Dubbed as one of the most intriguing regular season nights in NBA history, observers were forced to choose between the Golden State Warriors’ pursuit… Continue reading A Night to Remember