Pop Culture

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Myopia

This film employs the act of doing laundry, in its habitual, cyclical mundaneness, to reflect a deep longing for a cultural heritage under the strain of constant, quiet erasure. Invoking two voices, mother and daughter, Tagalog and English, I choose to render this immigrant experience through the insecurities surrounding language, and its intimate relation to generational relationships.

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UVA's Style Gallery

Short interviews with various UVA students on how they approach their own style, where they draw inspiration from, and where they like to shop.

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A Swiftie’s exploration of Taylorcore

Whether you love or hate her music (and I, for one, hope you love it), you have to acknowledge that Taylor Swift is a master of reinventing herself.

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I Think, Therefore I Am...Who?

Over fall break, I was in Boston with one of my good friends to look at law schools. On the way to find food, we found ourselves in the shopping district.

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A Rant About Fast Fashion

Is “fast fashion” really that bad if it's affordable? 

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5 Things You Should Know About Barstool Sports if You Care About Being a Good Person

At the University of Virginia, the Instagram account @barstooluva has amassed thousands of followers.

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How Can You Become TikTok’s Latest Trend? Or Should You Even Want To?

Every so often, there tends to be an aesthetic or trend that dominates the online algorithm.

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Heavenly Plagues and Demonic Rituals: Florence Goes on Tour

Upon arriving in the humid, gray streets of Washington D.C., the first thing I noticed was the flower crowns. Then the glitter. 

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Songs We Dance To

I discovered my love of dancing at my junior prom, when I slung around my “Prom Royalty” sash to “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X

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God Save the BBL: 5 Signs of the BBL Era Ending

It’s 2014. Nicki Minaj’s big booty anthem “Anaconda” hits the radio