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‘Reservation Dogs’ Finally Gets Native American Culture Right

Stories of Native American life that appeared on TV lacked authenticity… until “Reservation Dogs” premiered…

How Harry Styles Uses Style to Break Down Gender Norms

Harry Styles went from being known as a teen heartthrob and supposed “womanizer” during his…

The Rise of the Cowboy Boot

Cowboy boots are usually worn with blue jeans and flannels, right? Not anymore. Cowboy boots…

The long and complicated road to legal street food vending in Los Angeles

In September 2018, SB 946, also known as the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act, was passed…

Steely Dan: What the Hell Is It…or He…or They?

Steely Dan is enjoying a revival of sorts among young music-lovers who, like me, are…

Does “Latinx” highlight a cultural shift?

For this story I met with experts and members of the Latino community to discuss…

Psychedelics are shaking up the mental health industry and here’s why:

Isolation and psychedelics have something in common: they both spark introspection. Humanity was forced to…

Is Hollywood Resurrecting the Movie Musical?

This year, four movie musicals were released by major studios. Netflix’s “Tick, Tick…Boom!” shows the…

How COVID-19 impacted LMU’s study abroad programs

In April of 2020, Loyola Marymount University student Michelle Chernikova received potentially life-changing news. After…

Harry Styles’ “Pleasing” and the Authenticity of Celebrity Brands

Is it just me, or does it feel like every person in the music industry…