• Opinion

    Analyzing the “I’m not Like Other Girls” Trend

    If you have ever seen a picture of a girl reading in a park or journaling in her diary about no one understands her then you already understand the mindset behind the “I’m not like other girls” trend. This trend has been around for longer than people realize—the original trope looked a lot different than today's, but at the core, both are the same trend developed out of generational misogyny. The newest era is brought to us by the music and comedy app, Tik Tok. Tik Tok has evolved since its origins as an app for teenagers to lip sync and dance to their favorite songs; now Tik Tok is…

  • Opinion

    Candace Owens vs. Guys in Skirts

    For the cover of Vogue Magazine's December issue, British singer Harry Styles donned a Gucci gown complete with lace and ruffles under a black blazer. This wasn’t anything new for Styles as he has been known to experiment with his fashion before, but it sparked controversy when conservative commentator Candace Owens broadcasted her opinion through a series of tweets.

  • Style

    Creepy Kids and ’80s Fashion Culminate In The Perfect Ghost Story In Netflix’s The Haunting of Bly Manor

    Netflix's 2018 series The Haunting of Hill House was a modern ghost story that arrived at “too nice” of an ending. Based loosely on the Shirley Jackson novel, it chronicled the way violence leaves a hole in the world, and how trauma lingers. But it also was simply the story of a broken family and how each member was affected by the horrible things that had haunted their childhood home.

  • Style

    ‘Cuties’ isn’t Cute

    The film Cuties, which debuted at Mignonnes, a French film festival, follows an 11-year-old girl named Amy (Fathia Youssouf) as she tries to find her place growing up in a poor suburb of Paris. At home, Amy struggles to please her family who are observant Muslims from Senegal. She eventually falls in with a group of friends who have their own dance troupe in defiance of her family’s strict rules. The film follows Amy as she struggles between two distinct modes of femininity, one dictated by the traditional values of her Senegalese and Muslim upbringing, the other by Western society.