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The Snyderverse: Part II – Snyder's director's cut

The Snyderverse: Part II – Snyder’s director’s cut

#ReleaseTheSnyderCut campaign resulted in the 242 cut being released
Om Dighe, Opinion Columnist April 14, 2021

After “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” came “Suicide Squad” and wow, there was a lot going on there. The trailer for “Suicide Squad” and the previous DCEU (DC Extended Universe) joint...

The story of Vietnamese people and nail salons runs deeper than a comedy skit

The story of Vietnamese people and nail salons runs deeper than a comedy skit

The beginning of the Vietnamese entrepreneurial spirit can be traced back to the 1970s
Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist April 9, 2021

Most Americans recognize Tippi Hedren for her starring role in Alfred Hitchcock’s horror film “The Birds” — but among the Vietnamese American community, her reputation is for something a little...

Fetishization of Asian women is not new

Fetishization of Asian women is not new

Seemingly "recent" AAPI hate crimes shed light on the long-standing objectification of Asian women
Yukiko Yamazaki, Opinion Columnist April 7, 2021

The “recent” news about Asian-American Pacific Islander hate crimes is not a sudden occurrence but one that’s been decades in the making, building upon racist stereotypes that serve white people,...

The Snyderverse: Part I - Dawn of Injustice

The Snyderverse: Part I – Dawn of Injustice

Snyder's 'Man of Steel' explores a darker interpretation of Superman
Om Dighe, Opinion Columnist March 28, 2021

It’s been four years since the release of “Justice League,” the fifth installment of the DC Extended Universe series of films. The film received a mixed reception and made $657.9 million on a...

EAST Statement

EAST in Solidarity with Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander members of the Trinity community
EAST March 26, 2021

East Asian Studies at Trinity (EAST) in Solidarity with Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander Members of the Trinity Community March 25, 2021 In his first prime time national address on March...

The Democratic party needs 'Never Trump conservatives'

The Democratic party needs ‘Never Trump conservatives’

A strong alliance between the two is long overdue
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist March 23, 2021

As with history, politics has a tendency to repeat itself if trendlines persist long enough. In the 1990s, it was the Blue Dogs who felt out of place in their party that began searching for a new home....

Memes: Meaningless jokes or something more?

Memes: Meaningless jokes or something more?

The seemingly unimportant joke format allows us to process current events
Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist March 20, 2021

How often do you look at memes? Do you seek them out? Do you share them? Do you ever create your own? I’m sure you know the answer more than anyone else, but have you ever wondered who created the memes...

HBO Max and the State of Cinema

HBO Max and the State of Cinema

Streaming services are keeping the film industry alive during crisis
Om Dighe, Opinion Columnist March 17, 2021

I haven’t been to a movie theater since Jan. 4, 2020. My dad and I went to go watch “Uncut Gems.” It was tense. It was darkly funny. The end was absolutely bonkers. And it was just an overall insane...

Do You Even Like Your Friend Group?

Do You Even Like Your Friend Group?

We can lose sight of ourselves by looking too much at others
Yukiko Yamazaki, Opinion Columnist March 14, 2021

“You become the average of the 5 people closest to you.” Whether you believe in this statement or not, it’s worth your time to reflect on who has the largest influences on how you carry on with your...

The Southeast Asian Foodway: What my meal looks like

The Southeast Asian Foodway: What my meal looks like

Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist March 10, 2021

I am proud to be a Southeast Asian. Just as they say America is a melting pot of culture, Southeast Asia is a diverse and fascinating cultural crossroads that forms both a geographic and a culinary link...

More than a pawn, Pakistan is a real player Between the U.S. and China

More than a pawn, Pakistan is a real player Between the U.S. and China

Islamabad will help determine who ends up on top
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist March 7, 2021

For 45 years, the United States and the Soviet Union were in the highest-stakes game of chicken in human history. Yet, despite the bellicose rhetoric and military exercises, the Cold War was not decided...

Sexual fluidity is a normal part of young adulthood

Sexual fluidity is a normal part of young adulthood

It’s okay to not understand your own sexuality
Yukiko Yamazaki, Opinion Columnist March 3, 2021

Growing up, many of us were not taught about different sexualities and had a very limited, heteronormative idea of what sex and romance should look like. While there is a growing media and discourse about...

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