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Augustine: ‘Curvy Wife Guy’ displays false body positivity

Augustine: ‘Curvy Wife Guy’ displays false body positivity

Kathryn Augustine, Columnist

May 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Robbie Tripp, dubbed “Curvy Wife Guy,” rose to viral prominence in 2017 with a singular Instagram post. The photo simply depicts Tripp warmly embracing his wife, Sarah Tripp. In the caption, though, Tripp declares his love for Sarah and admiration for curvy women in a lengthy paragraph attempting...

Panas: ‘Treasure Planet’ is a forgotten movie with relevant lessons

Panas: ‘Treasure Planet’ is a forgotten movie with relevant lessons

Roxanne Panas, Op-Ed Contributor

May 24, 2019


Filed under Columns, Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

I was shocked the first time someone my age asked me what "Treasure Planet" is. My response was always the same: it was my favorite Disney movie as a kid, and it is still so important to me. I used a line from "Treasure Planet" as my senior quote in my high school yearbook. I mentioned it in one of my...

Thuillier: Reflecting on how journalism is shaping my future

Thuillier: Reflecting on how journalism is shaping my future

Marcus Thuillier, Columnist

May 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

As this school year is coming to a close, I’d like to look back on what the past eight months have brought me. Coming to Northwestern as a graduate student in the fall, I joined The Daily as an op-ed contributor. After writing about a dozen articles, I am now a proud columnist. Following my undergraduate...

Wong: Netflix documentaries elevate problematic figures

Wong: Netflix documentaries elevate problematic figures

Emily Wong, Op-Ed Contributor

May 22, 2019


Filed under Columns, Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

I like Netflix originals as much as anyone else, but I never really understood the hype over their documentaries until I watched Fyre. Recently, I read a DJ Mag article that said Billy McFarland is planning to hold a second Fyre Festival, which makes me rethink how done with this disaster we really are. The...