Tag: Lifestyle

Finding a seat at the Black Twitter table

I had my first run-in with Black Twitter during my freshman year of college. While scrolling through the feed of my newly created professional account, I came across a tweet with the #BlackTwitter tag, joking about what it was like to go to an HBCU. Though I wasn’t enrolled in a historically black college, I followed […]

Read More

Aubrey Plaza talks her absurd new film and why she’s more Leslie Knope than April Ludgate

Aubrey Plaza will not be mean to you. Yes, she starred as the apathetic intern turned public servant April Ludgate in NBC’s cult favorite series Parks and Recreation. But no, she isn’t much like her deadpan counterpart—despite the fact that the role was written specifically for her. “Everyone wants me to be mean,” Plaza tells […]

Read More

Apple hires cops to guard California stores after string of robberies

Given that Apple Stores are literal showcases where tens of thousands of dollars of electronics is made available just a few steps from public streets, it’s never been surprising that they’re targets for theft. Apple has always balanced the welcoming atmosphere of its stores with subtle-but-obvious security guards loitering in the background, but thanks to […]

Read More

Artist Kat Fajardo celebrates her Latinx identity through indie comics

When people think comics, they often think Superman. Wonder Woman. Aquaman, even. But comics aren’t always about superheroes. For Kat Fajardo, a Colombian-Honduran indie comics creator based in New York, Marvel and D.C. never really resonated. She didn’t see much of herself in their characters or storylines, so when she began making comics, she set out […]

Read More

California charges 17 people in organized crime ring that stole $1 million from Apple Stores

17 people have been charged with a string of robberies targeting Apple Stores across California, the state’s Attorney General announced in a press release Friday. The robberies resulted in the loss of over $1 million in iPhones, laptops, and iPads from stores across 19 counties, the AG says. Eight of the 17 suspects have been […]

Read More