Staff Picks

Matthew Trundle3 days ago
"San Junipero" Is Black Mirror’s Hallmark Episode and Is Definitely Worthy of That Title
Throughout the first and second seasons of Charlie Brooker’s anthology series Black Mirror what became expected of the show was for each individual episode, no matter what the setting or premise, woul...
Gabriel Mero13 days ago
Seven of Nine Is the Best 'Star Trek' Character
Growing up, I was never into Star Trek at all. I knew what it was, I had a basic knowledge of what it was about, but I never watched it. I didn't watch a lot of TV shows as a kid—not adult ones. I lik...
Brian Bandell22 days ago
Aliens More Likely Small Than Big
The most visual way to depict the first alien contact is a ship with blinding light descending from the sky or crashing to Earth, followed by sizable beings making an appearance. Usually, these aliens...
Kelly Marie Tran, Rose Tico from 'The Last Jedi,' Speaks Out
There are two feelings that you somehow can't forget: being excluded and feeling as though you're somehow "less than." According to #TheLastJedi's Kelly Marie Tran, who played maintenance worker Rose ...
Joshua Sanchez2 months ago
The Fandom Menace
For more than 40 years, Star Wars has been a cinematic phenomenon that has captured the hearts and imaginations of moviegoers worldwide. It is a brand so well recognized and beloved that it is nearly ...
Caleb Sherman2 months ago
Looking Forward to Legendary 'Dune'
Dune, Frank Herbert's 1965 science fiction masterpiece and the series that followed, should be the cinematic master series of the 21st century. In a cinema culture dominated by the continuing Star War...
Darryl Richie2 months ago
Hidden Figures: Inventions You Didn’t Know Were Created by African-Americans
Did you know George Washington Carver made more than 300 products from peanuts? Did you know Lewis Howard Latimer was a draftsman who worked closely with Thomas Edison and Hiram Maxim while creating t...
Noel Leon2 months ago
Welcome to Noel Leon's Take on "Reality" and an “Alternative..."
Imagine you’re living in a Black Mirror episode where your neurochemistry has been altered by the culture you inhabit. Your very thoughts are mere regurgitations; actions, subconscious reactions. Your...
Nina Ritz3 months ago
The Importance of AI for Cybersecurity
Along with the ever-growing number of online users, the internet of things (IoT) is also getting bigger at a rapid pace. It’s expected that IoT will include 125 billion devices in 2030, in comparison ...