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Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers Review

Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers Review

Sophia Liem '23, DEI Coordinator May 18, 2022

The same man that turned the metamorphosis of a butterfly into a detailed journey of the Black man’s struggle with critiques of capitalism, colorism, and systemic racism in To Pimp a Butterfly has done...

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review

Lily Ma'ayan '24, Writer April 19, 2022

Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel series, whose first episode came out in 2017, has stumbled its way through its fourth season this spring. The show follows Midge Maisel, a perky Jewish New York...

Celebrating Women in the Month of March

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March 16, 2022

For Women's History Month this March, Advocate writers are reflecting on the many contributions women make to society. Explore our collection below to join us in celebrating women both in our community...

Celebrating Black Music

Celebrating Black Music

Neil Mahto '23, Opinion Editor February 24, 2022

The advent of Jimi Hendrix to the popular music stage forever changed the genre. In fact, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame says Jimi Hendrix is “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history...

Celebrating Black Film

Celebrating Black Film

Neil Mahto '23, Opinion Editor February 24, 2022

A retelling of a story of the Black Panther, a political activist group in the mid-20th century, Judas and the Black Messiah perfectly captures the state of affairs for black people at the time. Daniel...

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Celebrating Black Sports

February 24, 2022

One of the most famous and gifted baseball players of all time. He will forever be remembered for his grace and skill, and as a forefather of the Civil Rights Movement. Jackie Robinson went to UCLA...

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The Advocate’s Black History Month Collection

February 24, 2022

In the month of February, we look back and celebrate Black culture as a whole. Black history and culture is the heart of their genius. This collection from The Advocate is meant to celebrate and recognize...

Essential Winter Albums

Essential Winter Albums

William Weinstein '23, Writer January 26, 2022

Nebraska, Bruce Springsteen: This is the quintessential winter album. An anomaly for Springsteen, it is stripped-down, dark, and haunting. Originally recorded as demos to be later played with the E-Street...

Hasan Minhajs The Kings Jester Review

Hasan Minhaj’s The King’s Jester Review

Arinjoy Das '22 (AJ), Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2021

I had the opportunity to watch the amazing Hasan Minhaj perform at the Kiva Auditorium on November 21, 2021. I was astonished by his comedic material in his first comedy special, “Homecoming King.”...

Britney Spears: Free at Last

Britney Spears: Free at Last

Sydney Marks '24, Writer October 13, 2021

On Wednesday, September 29, Britney Spears got one step closer to personal freedom when Jamie Spears, her father, was dismissed from his position as her conservator. For clarification, conservatorship...

Gracie Abrams

Gracie Abrams

William Weinstein '23, Writer October 6, 2021

Artist Profile: Gracie Abrams Earlier this year, while I was watching an Olivia Rodrigo interview, she shouted out an artist named Gracie Abrams, and said that her song “Minor” inspired the hit...

R. Kelly Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking

R. Kelly Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking

Uzair Hammad '24, News Editor and Web Editor October 5, 2021

Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly was found guilty of one count of racketeering and eight counts of sex trafficking. He will spend at least 10 years behind bars, with the possibility of a life sentence.A...

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