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Upstream News

Ginny and Georgia S2 E9. Ginny and Georgia after Paul gets upset about Georgia taking charge of the meeting.

“Ginny and Georgia”: Not your perfect mother-daughter relationship

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Spoiler Alert and Trigger Warning: This story discusses self-harm, gun violence, racism, body dysmorphia, domestic abuse, and murder. "Ginny and Georgia" is a show about many problems people face. The...

Lesbian leads of the following shows that were cancelled by Netflix before a second season: Everything Sucks. Away. The Vagrant Queen. Teenage Bounty Hunters. I Am Not Okay With This. Resident Evil.

Op-Ed: Netflix markets off the LGBT+ community through queerbaiting

By Judith Carrizales and Nadia Talanker December 13, 2022

As the core constituent of our identity, the media has inundated our society with influence so prominent that it has become a root or factor in nearly every modern life. Our lives revolve around media,...

This is me watching Gilmore Girls thinking how I wish they were me and my mom.

Personal Column: Gilmore Girls is fictional, but my mom’s love isn’t

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Like every Netflix show to exist, there is always a mother-daughter relationship that is a catastrophic symphony. Ginny and Georgia, Jane the Virgin, Sweet Magnolias, and my favorite: Gilmore Girls.  During...

The principal cast of 20th Century Girl. Clockwise from top to bottom: Kim Yoo-jung, Park Jung-woo, Roh Yoon-seo, and Byeon Woo-seok.

“20th Century Girl” is a reminder that life is too short to wait

By Manizeh Rahman and Nicole Rodil Suarez November 14, 2022

WARNING: This article contains spoilers for "20th Century Girl." As I sit down to write this review, my eyes burn. So many thoughts rush through my head. As I comb through them, connecting them by string,...

Photo credit: Netflix/Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story ; edits by Nadia Talanker. | A new docu-series about American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer sweeps the media with a wave of mixed emotion.

Monster: Turning trauma into public entertainment

By Nadia Talanker, Contributing Writer October 20, 2022

Content warning: Crimes themselves will not be discussed in detail, nor will there be any mentions of gore. However, criminal offenses are listed. Please read on in caution. June 25th, 1979. A surreal...

Poster of Netflix adaptation of Comic book series Heartstopper. Heartstopper features the accurate LGBTQ+ representation on screen.

Heartstopper’s accurate LGBT+ representation

By Judith Carrizales and Nicole Rodil Suarez May 27, 2022

Heartstopper, a coming-of-age Netflix adaptation of the comic book series written by Alice Oseman, tells the story of 2 queer kids, Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring. Charlie was outed as gay the previous...

Korean Netflix original series All of Us Are Dead is a traditional zombie fantasy is reimagined to fit a high school setting.

TV Show Review: All of Us Are Dead teaches all of us a lesson

By Jahrel Noble, Entertainment Editor February 22, 2022

Spoiler Alert for All of Us Are Dead Season 1 As high school students, it often feels like we are fighting for our lives: drowning in swarms of homework, juggling extracurriculars, sacrificing a healthy...

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