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OPINION | Politics should focus on solidarity, not representation

OPINION | Politics should focus on solidarity, not representation

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor January 20, 2021

On Jan. 10, Vogue magazine placed Vice President Kamala Harris on the cover of its latest issue. The photo, shot by photographer Tyler Mitchell, who is known for having shot other notable figures,...

OPINION | Diversity in “Mulan” proves Hollywood has long way to go

OPINION | Diversity in “Mulan” proves Hollywood has long way to go

Leah Martino, Contributing Writer October 1, 2020

 When I was little, my sisters and I would curl up in our living room and watch Disney princess movies for hours. Our favorites included “The Little Mermaid,” “Pocahontas” and “Mulan,”...

Examining portrayals of abortion in television

Examining portrayals of abortion in television

Hannah May-Powers, Arcade Editor September 3, 2020

In the 48 years since the first character on American primetime television received an abortion, a lot has changed. Not only was Roe v. Wade ratified, but conversations around bodily autonomy in general...

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‘The Farewell’ introduces second-generation American storytelling to Hollywood

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor August 28, 2019

The cultural practice of second-generation Americans is in a forever-fluctuating state, deliberating between an adherence to the customs of their motherland and an assimilation into American lifestyle....

A still from the film featuring Constance Wu (left) and Sonoya Mizuno (right).

“Crazy Rich Asians” provides necessary, though limited, platform for Asian-American voices through Hollywood

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor September 6, 2018

Based on recent trends and tastes, there seems to be a rising representation of marginalized identities in the American film industry. Marvel’s “Black Panther,” along with its predominantly black...

Netflix’s ‘On My Block’ glimpses into the lives of teenagers in urban communities of color

Netflix’s ‘On My Block’ glimpses into the lives of teenagers in urban communities of color

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor April 25, 2018

Netflix is no stranger to releasing high-quality content that displays the perspectives of marginalized communities. From "Dear White People" to "Queer Eye", there are multiple shows available through...

Trump’s 2020 census proposals threaten to underrepresent LGBTQ+, minority groups

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer April 18, 2018

The U.S. census is administered every 10 years as a means of measuring the population of the country and the demographics of the people who live here. It has generally been apolitical, and politicians...

Intersections says thank you: our success does not exist in a vacuum

Intersections says thank you: our success does not exist in a vacuum

March 14, 2018

Past editor of Intersections, one current editor and associate editor join together to give gratitude those before them, and look toward the future.

Representation in Hollywood is on the rise

Representation in Hollywood is on the rise

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor March 12, 2018

"Art can change and connect the world," Darla K. Anderson, producer of the Pixar animated film Coco, said. "And this can only be done when we have a place for everyone and anyone who feels like an ‘other’...

Love, Simon provides LGBTQ+ representation on the silver screen

‘Love, Simon’ provides LGBTQ+ representation on the silver screen

Jordan Hall, Associate Views Editor March 7, 2018

"Love, Simon" may seem like your average coming-of-age love story, but it is so much more. In one of the most progressive eras Hollywood has ever seen, "Love, Simon" is the sign of yet another change:...

A superhero of our own: What Black Panther means to us

A superhero of our own: What “Black Panther” means to us

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor February 22, 2018

Last Friday, Marvel Studios released "Black Panther," the 18th film in the expanding Marvel cinematic universe. Marvel's newest hero is a regal monarch protecting a prosperous nation. Possessing a...

Black Panther reimagines liberation through afrofuturism

Black Panther reimagines liberation through afrofuturism

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor February 21, 2018

Blending black cultural identity with the supernatural, "Black Panther," which grossed $426 million worldwide in its opening week, challenges the popular tropes of science fiction films and proposes a...

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