Catherine Aniezue

Being a Queer Catholic is a blessing

(Catherine Aniezue/Emory Wheel) In a way, my sexuality has always been tied to my faith. My first romantic inclinations occurred during mass. I was in the pew, holding my parents’ hands and sneaking glances at the boy on the altar, holding a candle. Even though I was aware that my mind should have been on [...]

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Let Comfort Media Be Your Escape in Times of Distress

Once in a while, it is necessary to stop investing energy in external activities and take a moment to mentally refuel before venturing out into the world again. For many people, comfort media — whether it be heartwarming movies, inspiring stories or nostalgic video games — can be the escape they need. With the abiding [...]

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‘Moxie’ Has Moxie, but Can’t Be Your Guide to Feminism

“What do 16-year-olds care about?” The answer to this question, which frames director Amy Poehler’s “Moxie,” is destroying the patriarchy and rejecting sexist norms. “Moxie,” which released March 3 on Netflix, invites us to look at feminism as a necessary part of the high school experience, especially for teenage girls navigating discrimination in male-dominated societies. [...]

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ASMR Teaches Us How to Care for Each Other

Among the great divisive topics of human culture, up there with pineapple on pizza, is the matter of autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR). While some love it, others are creeped out by the idea of a person whispering into their ears through headphones. Nevertheless, ASMR has something to teach all of us: the value of [...]

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