KNWD’s This Week in Trending: Everyday Rockstars

By ShaRay Brown The Pumpkin King As the year winds down, the weather is getting colder and the holidays are approaching.  Halloween kicks off many people’s favorite part of the year, and this means trick or treating and pumpkin carving. But how much carving does the typical American do? Ric Griffith is a resident ofContinue reading “KNWD’s This Week in Trending: Everyday Rockstars”

KNWD’s This Week in Trending: September 22

By Ethan Lachney #Emmys The hostless and 71st Primetime Emmy Awards aired on Sunday. It featured a lot of non-surprises in main categories (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Game of Thrones” won big once again), but also some groundbreaking moments, such as Billy Porter becoming the first openly gay man to win an Emmy forContinue reading “KNWD’s This Week in Trending: September 22”

Opinion: The elephant in Hollywood: how fat people are mistreated in media

By Cayman Watson Imagine you are the fat person in a medium, whether it be a TV show, a movie, or a book. You receive no character development, no other personality aside from being fat. You’re only relevant when the skinny protagonist needs someone to dump their feelings on. With representation in media growing andContinue reading “Opinion: The elephant in Hollywood: how fat people are mistreated in media”

OPINION: How soon is too soon?

By ShaRay Brown As we all know, times are changing drastically. From the television we watch to the clothes we wear, nothing is remaining the same.  The world around us is also becoming more realistic. Song lyrics put emphasis on sexual conduct. Movies shows explicit sex scenes. When it comes to learning about safe sex, how soon is tooContinue reading “OPINION: How soon is too soon?”

KNWD’s This Week in Trending: September 15

By Cayman Watson RuPaul’s Drag Race Backstage during the Creative Arts Emmys, “Drag Race” host RuPaul gave a hint about the upcoming 12th season of the hit series in one word: “Sensational!” He also shared his excitement for the upcoming inaugural season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race UK”,which will include “a lot of bad English puns.”Continue reading “KNWD’s This Week in Trending: September 15”

The third Democratic debate: What you missed

By Ethan Lachney On Thursday, the third Democratic Presidential Debate was held in Houston. It featured only 10 qualifying candidates. Still, that didn’t stop the night from being heated. The debate had the usual suspects who are still polling strong, such as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, as well as thoseContinue reading “The third Democratic debate: What you missed”

Q&A: The Spirit of Northwestern prepares for the game of a lifetime

By Cayman Watson Next Saturday night as the stadium lights come on in Death Valley, 342 Spirit of Northwestern members will take the field. They have put in countless hours in the sun preparing for the upcoming football season and especially for this upcoming game, Northwestern State University vs. Louisiana State University, which is beingContinue reading “Q&A: The Spirit of Northwestern prepares for the game of a lifetime”