Category Archives: Media

Lesbian Cuban hip-hop artists perform at TU


Lesbian, feminist Cuban hip-hop group Las Krudas performed at Freedom Square at Towson University on Wed. Sept. 12. Artists Odaymara Cuesta and Olivia Prendes express their points of view on machismo and the power of women through the art of … Continue reading

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International Film Festival reaches out to Maryland community


World Artists Experiences and Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State International Division are hosting their fourth annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival this month. Towson is one of five venues in Maryland featuring films from different producers and … Continue reading

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Put It On Shuffle


I don’t know about you, but I do not go anywhere without my iPod touch; being able to listen to my music relaxes me, keeps me occupied when I’m bored, and allows me to escape from the outside world for … Continue reading

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The Apathy of Mel Gibson


After being arrested for DUI and blurting out anti-Semitic and sexually insulting remarks, it’s no wonder why so many are upset with Academy Award-winning actor, Mel Gibson. Once honored for his humble dedication and ardent participation in promoting church, Gibson’s behavior has … Continue reading

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Media’s Way of Saying ‘It’s Okay’


Violence Towards Women Trivialized in Advertisements There seem to be no limits or boundaries in the advertising industry anymore while women are increasingly and grotesquely becoming targets of a glamorized world of violence. Advertisements depicting women half-naked, surrounded by men, … Continue reading

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One More Day


What would you do if you had one more day with a lost loved one? A couple of years ago, my father brought to my attention an inspirational book written by Mitch Albom titled For One More Day. It was … Continue reading

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Walt is all around us!


Halloween is coming! Have any particular costume planned? I’m not into Halloween as much anymore, but when I was a child, I had a dozen different costumes including Ariel, Pocahontas, Bell, Cinderella. Do any of these characters sound familiar? That’s … Continue reading

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If You Need Me, Poke Me


The Age of the Millennials MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube — social networking is quickly becoming the next best way of communication in our young society. As the list of social networking sites grows larger and larger, should the size … Continue reading

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Me? Addicted?


TRUE LIFE: We Are Addicted to Media. Think you could last two days without your cellphone? Yeah? You’re probably thinking, Oh please, two days is nothing. Trust me, I thought the same. Let’s go even further… how about two days without … Continue reading

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