Commentary: Snow White and Her Multiple Personalities

By Adam Bicksler

Snow White: the quintessential Disney Princess. What more can be said about her?

snow_white001Apparently, a lot.

One of Tor.com’s recent pieces, titled “Snow White: The Blankest Slate of Them All” by Natalie Zutter and Emily Asher-Perrin, concludes that Snow White is ultimately the most relatable Princess of them all. As noted in the title, Snow White owes her relatability to her characteristic, or should I say non-characteristic, of being a blank slate. Continue reading

Commentary: Finding Refuge

By Breeann Kirby

JORDAN-US-SYRIA-REFUGEES-KERRYThere are now over 3 million Syrian refugees, the video begins. Stark white words on black to state a stark message: 3 million is more than the population of most cities. And all of these people no longer have a home. In the Zaatari Refugee Camp alone, opened in July 2012 outside of Jordan, the current estimation of inhabitants is over 82,000 people—the same population as Santa Fe, New Mexico. Continue reading

Commentary: Teen Wolf Season 4 Finale Review

By Ameerah Holliday

The original article by H. Shaw-Williams can be found here.

I hope that as the next season airs we are left with less time to question the writer’s decisions and simply enjoy the adventurous Beacon Hills lifestyle.

The popular television show Teen Wolf aired its latest season this summer and much like reviewer H. Shaw-Williams, many fans were left with more questions than answers as season four came to a close. With unnecessary plot twists and the sporadic introduction of new storylines, many people were left feeling as Williams did: that as the season progressed it lacked the action and excitement that the first episode seemed to promise the fans of this popular MTV show. Although Williams seems a little harsh in suggesting that this show should come to a close, the points presented in this review do hold some merit and I do agree. Continue reading