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Srivastava: ‘Basmati Blues’ backlash shows progress in challenging cultural misrepresentation

Heena Srivastava, Op-Ed Contributor

February 18, 2018

In “Basmati Blues,” an American environmental scientist played by Brie Larson is outsourced to India to save the country with her revolutionary, genetically modified rice strain. When she realizes her strain does more harm than...

The Rundown: Jan. 30

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

January 29, 2014

Diagon Alley coming to Harry Potter World this summer The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened in 2010 to enormous success. Universal announced Thursday that approximately $400 million worth of renovations and expansions will o...

The Rundown: Week of May 19

Annie Bruce, Current Assistant Editor

May 22, 2013

After making it through cheating scandals and rumored rough patches, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have finally called it quits. Stewart, clearly in need of some cheering up (aka boy-bashing anthems), stopped by Tayl...

The Rundown: Week of Feb. 4

Annie Bruce, Writer

February 6, 2013

Guy Fieri was not allowed inside a VIP Super Bowl party, and he did not take it well. Fieri apparently caused quite the scene after he couldn't get in to the Second Line Studios bash Sunday. Imagine what Fieri's initial reac...