Activist bookshelf

Activist bookshelf

A review of 2023 books with activist themes: "Afterword" and "Everything the Darkness Eats"
Ash Mehta, Editor-In-Chief
December 12, 2022
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‘Heartstopper’: Stellar LGBTQ representation

‘Heartstopper’: Stellar LGBTQ representation

Why you should watch the heartwarming new Netflix show
Kat Farrell and Saanvi Garg
May 24, 2022
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Kentucky Fried Chicken announces Beyond Meat chicken nuggets which have been available since february across the nation.

Plant-based protein: How do the options stack up?

As the popularity of plant-based diets grows, more fast food joints are serving meatless options
Sandhya Krishnan, Staff Writer
April 2, 2022
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A portrayal of the cities Piltover and Zaun from Arcane.


A feat of animation, activism, and allegory
Ash Mehta, Managing Editor
March 28, 2022
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Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) discuss the dire implications of an incoming comet. A few moments prior, Dibiasky was celebrating her discovery of it. Isnt that an extinction-level event? DiCaprio asks. (Art by Alison Xiong based on Dont Look Up).

‘Don’t Look Up’: A prophecy?

What if we fail to manage the climate crisis? Netflix tragicomedy offers a glimpse
Evelyn Zhang, Staff Writer
February 10, 2022
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From top to bottom, left to right: Stamped by Jason Reynolds, Wordslut by Amanda Montell, Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich, and She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey. Redraws by Arati Periyannan.

Bettering the world through books

Four activist books that will open your eyes to injustices
Maya Mukherjee, Staff Writer
December 3, 2021
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A collage of the books reviewed in this article. Art by Arati Periyannan.

Fairness in fantasy

Dive into these reads that will leave you thinking
Karrie Huang, Features Editor
June 1, 2021
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