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Opinion: It’s, unsurprisingly, really difficult to make a documentary on Scientology

Opinion: It’s, unsurprisingly, really difficult to make a documentary on Scientology

August 6, 2017

“My Scientology Movie” follows a filmmaker’s struggles of making a documentary about the obscure religious cult.

Open letter to FAU Student Government

Open letter to FAU Student Government

August 2, 2017

Student government alumni weigh in on SG and the UP.

Opinion: I’m never smoking pot in Southeast Asia

Opinion: I’m never smoking pot in Southeast Asia

July 17, 2017

“Highland: Thailand’s Marijuana Awakening” highlights the shifting attitudes toward pot in Thailand, but shows a scarier drug culture in other Southeast Asian countries.

Opinion: ‘Orange Is the New Black’ is just about ready for lethal injection

Opinion: ‘Orange Is the New Black’ is just about ready for lethal injection

July 6, 2017

I hate to say it but season five of “Orange Is the New Black” is a sign that the show has jumped the shark.

Opinion: Hasan Minhaj is the future of stand-up comedy

Opinion: Hasan Minhaj is the future of stand-up comedy

June 29, 2017

“The Daily Show” correspondent weaves together technology and personal insights into his childhood in his new Netflix original special.

Open Letter To FAU

Open Letter To FAU

June 14, 2017

As an FAU Alumni, I was appalled to learn that FAU officials censored a group of Venezuelan fans who were displaying anti-Nicolas Maduro signs alongside their country’s flag during the Venezuela vs. Ecuador soccer game which took place last week at the FAU Stadium.

Opinion: ‘Master of None’ tackles millennials and minorities

Opinion: ‘Master of None’ tackles millennials and minorities

June 13, 2017

The second season of "Master of None" has hit Netflix and is breaking down Hollywood stereotypes along the way. The show is shaped around a diverse cast with issues that speak directly to the people of the millennial generation.

Opinion: The Trump Era garners new hope for America’s future

Opinion: The Trump Era garners new hope for America’s future

May 27, 2017

People often ask me, “Why do you support Donald Trump? Why do you think he’s been a good president?” These questions are asked and are expected to be answered briefly in a text message or perhaps in a comment section on a Facebook post.

Opinion: Trump’s time in office a failure

Opinion: Trump’s time in office a failure

May 27, 2017

Donald Trump’s rise to president of the United States has undoubtedly been a historic one. While polling at the lowest public approval rating of any new president, Trump has re-shaped the norms and traditions of previous presidents, but to what avail?

Column: an obituary for Yik Yak

Column: an obituary for Yik Yak

May 13, 2017

Yik Yak is dead, and not a moment too soon.

Commentary: Bye Pye? Not yet

Commentary: Bye Pye? Not yet

April 25, 2017

The press should serve as a watchdog over the government, public figures and businesses, among others. Journalists should be responsible for policing these organizations — unless of course you’re a student journalist at a school that prevents you from doing just that.

Movie reviews from the UP staff

Movie reviews from the UP staff

March 29, 2017

The LEGO Batman Movie The movie begins with a grand scheme plotted out by the Joker, Batman’s worst nemesis. Given the choi...