• May 9, 2017By Alyssa Zavattero

    SPOILER ALERT: Dear White People, Season 1, Episode 2 As journalists, we are taught that news is an objective declaration of facts presented in an unbiased manner. Many journalists and publications subscribe to this philosophy, and Americans have bought into it. Although not all Americans agree on what news sources are objective (like Trump’s simple, pathetic attack on certain publications as “fake … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/should-journalists-think-more-like-lionel-from-dear-white-people/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 19, 2017By Yahaira Garcia

    If you follow my Twitter or even read my last article on J. Cole, you can probably guess how big of a fan I am. I already outlined some of the reasons why in my last article (and I found one more: apparently J. Cole founded The Dreamville Foundation which does a variety of things for … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/j-coles-documentary-opens-important-conversations/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 15, 2017By Sophia Becerril

    The YA genre is a genre aimed to people within the ages of 15 to 20.Over the years it has become a big phenomenon among the entertainment industry with huge successes. Among the YA Book community there has been certain anticipated releases, her are some of my favorites : The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Currently with … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/2017-ya-books-you-should-definitely-read/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 12, 2017By Haneesa Begum

    The new heartthrob who’s taking over all of our screens from now on, Ross Butler, stars on CW’s remake of Archie Comics, “Riverdale” and Netflix’s adaptation of Jay Asher’s “13 Reasons Why”. The 26-year-old born in Singapore is slowly rising to stardom and no one’s complaining. Butler started acting only in 2010 but has quickly become … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/meet-ross-butler-your-new-crush-who-is-shattering-stereotypes/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 1, 2017By Kelly Chen

    Look out next week for some highly anticipated music releases! Keep “On the Beat” on Friday, April 7th. Cold War Kids- L.A. Divine In nearly three years, Cold War Kids have announced L.A. Divine to hit the indie crowd 11 years after the release of Up in Rags/ With Our Wallets Full and their major … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/on-the-beat-april-7-2017-new-music-releases-to-look-out-for-cold-war-kids-falling-in-reverse-joey-bada-diet-cig-more/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 29, 2017By Italie Penaloza

    Shannon “Boody” Boodram is a certified sexologist who teaches sex education and health through social media, with her biggest platform being YouTube where she focuses on the topics of sex, love, relationships and occasionally beauty videos. She is a host on MTV’s “Guide To,” an author, has her own show with Fullscreen and created her … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-youtube-couple-worth-watching/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 23, 2017By Chloe Johnson

    It’s women’s history month! One of the most wonderful forms of artistic expression is through music, and women continue to outstand me in their performance of it. Since I like to assume we all know of the great queens like Beyoncé and Aretha Franklin, I am going to leave out from this list the more … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/5-female-musicians-to-recognize-for-womens-history-month/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 23, 2017By Samantha Cuffy

    When I read about someone doing a Death Note live action remake last year, I was afraid. I never had much confidence in remakes of my favorite animes and cartoons, especially after the disaster that was the Last Airbender. As I was reading the article, I was confused when I read that Light Yagami (now … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/why-netflixs-white-washing-of-death-note-is-problematic/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 22, 2017By Gabrielle Hagen

    Representation – the description or portrayal of someone or something in a particular way or as of being of a certain nature. You would think that “representation” is a simple word, with a simple definition, that can be easily accomplished, but unfortunately, that’s not the case. Representation comes in many forms in our lives, and … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/why-disabled-representation-in-childrens-media-is-desperately-needed/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 15, 2017By Madison Yertzell

    With a premiere date of January 27, 2017, Riverdale is the CW’s first new show of the year. Loosely based on the Archie comics series, Riverdale follows the ensemble cast of Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper, Jughead Jones, Veronica Lodge, and Cheryl Blossom as they navigate their way through a murder mystery that sets their small … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/riverdale-mid-season-review-the-good-the-bad-the-ugly/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read