Wearing a Mask Shouldn’t Be a Part of Your Political Identity

July 08, 2020

This past week in Nevada, Governor Steve Sisolak announced that masks are now mandatory in all public spaces, something that had been treated more as a ‘suggested social construct’ ever since we’ve begun lifting our social distancing via “phasing”.

Sasso’s Mood (Project)

May 04, 2020

Local photographer and videographer Kellie Sasso has been in a mood lately — compiling her newest video and audio project, Mood Project that is. The project, which officially launched on Instagram on April 15, is a collection of videos created by Sasso which focus on relaxing viewers through sounds and visuals —  and capturing the perfect mood.

Celebrating the 100-year Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

May 04, 2020

On August 18, 1920, Congress ratified the 19th Amendment, giving women in America the right to vote. This year, the amendment will turn 100 years old, and as the date comes closer, we should discuss how to properly celebrate and remember this moment in history. As we commend this accomplishment, it is our duty to remember and uphold the reality of this time — the truth of the amendment’s ratification being that it was a show of progress — not of victory. 

An Ethereal Experience: Alina Baraz’s It Was Divine

May 04, 2020

Alina Baraz’s debut album, “It Was Divine,” hits the market a week earlier than expected. This is her first solo album since the 2018 full-length EP “The Color of You” that treated us with her dainty vocals and introspective lyrics. Baraz is no stranger to the music industry, but this time she’s ready for her close-up with “It Was Divine.”

Portrait of a Lady on Fire Film Review

April 27, 2020

Recently released on Hulu in 2019, the French drama centers around a painter named Marianne who is tasked with secretly painting a wedding portrait of Heloise, a reluctant bride-to-be who just left the convent. Marianne pretends she is her companion for walks, and the two young women share lingering glances as they walk around the edges of cliffs, which eventually sparks a fiery romance within the isolated island they are stuck on.