Netflix Reality TV

By Lindsay Der As Netflix continues to pump out thousands of hours of original content per year, the highlights of their releases, shockingly, include a lot of their original reality TV shows. Never an avid reality TV consumer myself, I haven’t watched Keeping Up with the Kardashians or Love Island, however in the past fewContinue reading “Netflix Reality TV”

Rape Culture in Pop Culture

By Lindsay Der A shocking amount of our country’s beloved movies and songs unintentionally– or intentionally– promote the already pervasive rape culture in our society. Rape culture is defined as “a society or environment whose prevailing social attitudes have the effect of normalizing or trivializing sexual assault and abuse” by the Oxford Dictionary. Popular cultureContinue reading “Rape Culture in Pop Culture”

Terror in Texas

By Lindsay Der The last month has been a rough one for Texans, whose struggle to cope with the winter storm has only been compounded by the power outages.  In mid-February, Texas received unprecedented amounts of snow from “Winter Snow Uri,” which had ravaged the Midwest and the Southern United States from February 13 toContinue reading “Terror in Texas”

Winter Playlist

By Lindsay Der You’re most likely sick of holiday music at this point so here is a short playlist of songs to listen to as we get further into the season- mostly non-holiday related. Grab a mug of hot cocoa and cuddle up under some blankets as you let these songs bring you the spiritContinue reading “Winter Playlist”