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It’s called “Barbie,” not “Ken”

It’s called “Barbie,” not “Ken”

Ashwini Vivek, Opinion Columnist February 1, 2024

You cannot picture the summer of 2023 without thinking of “Barbie” and the stir it caused among moviegoers everywhere. Directed by Greta Gerwig, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, and marketed...

Barbie” is not a revolutionary masterclass in feminism

“Barbie” is not a revolutionary masterclass in feminism

Basic feminist ideas may be reductive but they still introduce audiences to some feminism
Lottie Correia, Arts Reporter August 31, 2023

Although “Barbie” displays feminist ideas, it lacks intersectionality and simplifies what it means to be a woman or person assigned female at birth (AFAB) living under patriarchy. The film sticks to...

Barbie’s Renaissance isn’t all vivacious and hot pink

Barbie’s Renaissance isn’t all vivacious and hot pink

Shivani Selladurai, Opinion Columnist November 18, 2022

The Barbie renaissance is the pop culture rage of this year. The rise of Barbiecore, a fashion trend centering around hot pinks and fuchsias, has revitalized a nostalgia that centers on hyper feminism....

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