The Background: A few weeks ago, on my monthly trip to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, I was blessed enough to have stumbled my way up the six pairs of escalators and into the contemporary painting show currently on view called, “The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World.” The show […]

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On March 7, Terry Richardson will open an exhibit in Paris for the first time since 1999. The news has caused quite a lot of controversy within the art world. I personally feel as if most people are very indifferent toward the subject of Richardson and his controversial photography methods. They try to ignore the […]

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By Alexandria Hilliard, Staff Writer @alxhilliard Over the past month, “America’s dad,” Bill Cosby, has been in the spotlight a lot more than usual. No, its not because of his newly released biography. It’s because yet another woman has spoken out and accused him of rape. Over the past few years, 15 women have come forward […]

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By Alexandria Hilliard, Staff Writer @alxhilliard In the summer of 2008, I spent most (probably too much) of my time watching reruns of “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” while pining over my favorite character, Jimmy Brooks. The awkward and gangly Canadian teen stole my heart and it wasn’t until just a few years later, that I found […]

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By Alexandria Hilliard, Staff Writer @alxhilliard What first comes to mind when you hear the name Amanda Bynes? From “The Amanda Show” to her recent Twitter shenanigans, Amanda has had a constant place in the public eye in the last few months. After her huge falling out on Twitter, in which she posted numerous tweets that freaked […]

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By Alexandria Hilliard, Staff Writer @alxhilliard When was the last time you heard or read about sexual assault on colleges campuses? I bet it’s sometime in the last 48 hours. Over the past few months, the topic of on-campus sexual assault has left the U.S. in bedlam. With sexual assault awareness campaigns backed by the […]

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By Alexandria Hilliard, Staff Writer Following the Supreme Court’s passing of Roe v. Wade in 1973, the subject of abortion among pro-life and pro-choice activists has been an ongoing battle on a political and social level. Within the past few years, however, the battle has taken a volatile turn. Fake abortion clinics concealing themselves under the […]

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