The Orion

Through the Late Night Podcast: Kodak Black receives backlash after comment

Illustration by Melissa Joseph

Alex Coba, Mitchell Kret, and Angel Ortega

April 13, 2019

“Through the Late Night” is The Orion’s Arts & Entertainment section’s new music podcast. Led by section writers Mitchell Kret and Angel Ortega, every other week you’ll get to hear them tackle different topics and issues facing the music industry as well as highly a...

Trump isn’t the worst dog from the White House

Illustration by Melissa Joseph. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Reed Mccoy

March 21, 2019

What do you mean Trump isn't the worst President ever? Have you gone insane?Truthfully, no; while Trump may have a terrible presidential reputation in many social and political circles, it takes more than just a few years to adequately judge the legacy that a person has left behind. History passes judgment...

Rock makes a bang at the Oscars

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Emma Vidak-Benjamin

March 8, 2016

Many of you probably tuned in Feb. 28 to the 88th Academy Awards, commonly known as the Oscars. The show was hosted by stand-up comedian and black rights activist Chris Rock, who had no problem speaking out about the race controversy in this year’s nominations. Rock made multiple comments, beginni...

Queen B doesn’t deserve to be dethroned

Image credit: Grant Garnsey.

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

February 14, 2016

Last week, Beyoncé released her most recent and extremely controversial “Formation” music video that seems to be rubbing people the wrong way. The video was released Saturday, Feb. 6 and she performed the song at the Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 7. The video received heavy backlash ...

Picture controversy is full of hypocrisy

Illustration by Zachary Phillips

Matt Murphy

October 28, 2014

A picture is worth a thousand words, but in journalism, the cost at which that story comes is sometimes greater than the words are worth. It's a line the mainstream media has trouble walking during coverage of tragic events. Show too little of what happened, and the public feels cheated out of fa...

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