‘Avengers: Infinity War’ breaks hearts with dramatic finish

This article may contain more spoilers than the Avengers: Infinity War cast itself. If “Avengers: Infinity War” was a Latino telenovela, it would be an extremely dramatic telenovela, replete with unexpected plot twists and evil protagonists getting in the way of a harmonious ending. However, the film is more dramatic than expected, leaving the audience in disbelief yet hungry for the arrival of the sequel, slated to come out next year in May (that’s right, we’re going to have to sit in agony and despair …

Breathing and existing through mindful meditation

On a warm day, atop the grassy patches near the library and C building, sits Samantha Salomon adorned with flowers while sun rays beam off of her. As her portrait is about to be taken, there is a wave of unexpected heat, that is quickly masked by the wind causing the flowers sitting in between her arms to fall nonchalantly into place. Salomon is no stranger to the outdoors, as she enjoys spending her time outside, especially now that spring has rolled around on campus …

‘Jane the Virgin’ diversifies white-dominated CW network

It could have been easy, and rather disappointing for the writers of the CW show “Jane the Virgin,” to characterize the protagonist, Jane Gloriana Villanueva as fierce or sexy, an insensitive trope that relegates Latina women to being seen as objects. However, the writers cunningly demonstrate how fierce Jane is not by her looks, but rather by charm, wit and intelligence – characteristics not often written for Latina women in TV or films.

Comedians must hold peers accountable for sexual misconduct

It’s been a couple of weeks since the New York Times published an explosive article that detailed five accounts of sexual misconduct against renowned comedian Louis C.K. Despite the horrific tales, other male comedians such as Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost, Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers have taken small jabs when it’s come to criticizing their fellow comedic friends. When Colbert brought up Louis C.K. in his opening monologue, he did so with a delicate and rehearsed explanation—it was less of a criticism and …