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The White Symbol Behind Captain America’s Shield

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

The new Marvel show “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” that debuted on Disney+ discusses a lot of issues surrounding racism and race like where the symbol behind Captain America’s shield intersects...

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Stand Up Against APIDA Hate

Aubreyne Brizette Tolentino, Guest Writer May 7, 2021

Almost two months ago as we begged for a semblance of normalcy in the times of COVID, we were rudely awakened by the harsh truths of our non-pandemic reality.  On March 16th, six women of Asian descent...

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No More “Black Pain” Movies

Rayiah Ross and Najla Alexander May 4, 2021

Mostly, all you ever see from streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime is the portrayal of Black men and women in America and the horrors of what they live through every single day. The fear of...

Newscast on Ginny and Georgia: The Problem with All-White Writing Rooms

April 30, 2021

The Monitor presents the second newscast of "The Marymount Newscast" collaboration with Mount Studios. This newscast is centered on the article "Ginny and Georgia: The Problem with All-White Writing Rooms,"...

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The Whiteness of True Crime

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

True Crime is a genre loved by many.  Spanning from documentaries to podcasts to novels and TV shows, the True Crime genre showcases the overly motivated investigator and the family who didn’t want...

This photo is courtesy of MMC's Dance Department webpage.

How the School’s Dance Department Lacks Diversity

Emani Mack, Guest Writer November 2, 2019

Marymount’s Dance Department is famous for producing top of the line dance shows each semester. The artistry of the selected choreographers executed with the skills of our very own student body is a...

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