Category Archives: Features

Bridgerton Season 2: A Monumental Step For South Indians

Christy Joshy – Social Media Editor It’s 2022, yet people still can’t get over the nostalgia and whimsy of the 18th century. And Netflix, with its Emmy-nominated period drama, Bridgerton, has satisfied that longing. With its season two release, Bridgerton fantastically recaptures the essence of regency-era London. Based on Julia Quinn’s bestselling series, the show centralizes on each of the

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Breaking Boundaries: Influential Women in Broward County

Naomi Volcy and Yestin Arvin Gochuico – Central Bureau Chief and Staff Writer Jasmen Rogers Jasmine Rodgers is a community organizer for Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward and a co-founder of inConfirmistas Collective. She fights for racial justice and a safe space against patriarchy through healing. Rodgers also serves the Miami Workers Center to advance gender justice. She empowers black women

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Women Owned Businesses are Prospering, Including Sweetie’s Italian Ice

Maya Mohan – North Bureau Chief Women’s History Month is about celebrating the achievements and accomplishments of women throughout history. Today, according to the National Association of Women Business Owners, more than 11.6 million businesses in the United States are owned by women. A number that keeps increasing as we progress through time. It’s not easy running a business in

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K-pop’s “Perfect Body” Comes with Big Responsibility

Christy Joshy  – Social Media Editor What is the “perfect” body? Though this may be a differing opinion for many, in South Korea, the standard is stern. Women are expected to maintain thin, frail-like figures, while men are preferred to be lean and muscular–but not too muscular.  This rigid ideal is enforced to the extreme in South Korea’s music industry,

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Gaby Petito Case Sparks Renewed Interest in Colored, Missing

Megan Vineberg – Editor-in-Chief Broward College is committed to celebrating diversity through Social Justice Week which includes bringing awareness to those issues such as trafficking and missing persons cases of all kinds.  As reported by NBC Today, the Gabby Petito case raises an interesting question: Why aren’t we bringing attention to those colored and missing?  A national database of missing

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Building Community Through Social Activism

Yestin Arvin Gochuico  – Staff Writer Following the murder of George Floyd and escalating racial injustices in the U.S., Prof. Rhonda Bobb and Prof. Jennifer Killiam of South Campus recently hosted Social Justice Week. It is a series of events held virtually from Jan. 24 to 27 aiming to drive conversations in the Broward College (BC) community about addressing racial

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Theranos: a thin line between Fraud & Visionary

Khian Reid – Staff Writer How did a company set to revolutionize the healthcare industry by placing affordable diagnostic tests in the homes of consumers become a global symbol of “fake it till you make it” gone wrong?  For John Carreyrou, the Wall Street investigative journalist whose article led to further investigations by the United States’ Department of Justice, it does

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All on the Line Non-Profit aims to end gerrymandering

Maya Mohan – North Bureau Chief Gerrymandering is a process that has been restricting voting rights for centuries. “All on the Line” is an organization that’s sole mission is to end gerrymandering by creating fair maps. According to the organization’s website, “Gerrymandering contributes to polarization and dysfunction in our political system.” The concept is named after Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry.

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5 Style Trends Marking the Start of 2022

Yestin Arvin Gochuico – Staff Writer New year, new me—and new clothes too. The relentless COVID-19 pandemic marked last year’s fashion, so designers had to follow by producing garments focused on comfort, minimalism, and convenience. This year, it’s going to be much wilder. Life is seeming to turn back to normal with vaccines and booster shots rolling out continuously, and

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