Noah Whitfield

Noah Whitfield (20C) is from Johannesburg, South Africa, majoring in creative writing and minoring in Spanish. His interests include making music, writing scripts and watching movies. Contact Whitfield at [email protected]

Beach Bunny Is Done Playing the ‘Blame Game’

This article contains mentions of sexual harassment. 2021 is off to a rocking start with “Blame Game,” the fifth EP from Chicago indie-pop band Beach Bunny. Released on Jan. 15, the 4-track project is the latest EP since their critically-acclaimed debut studio album “Honeymoon.” Since frontwoman Lili Trifilio formed Beach Bunny in 2015, the band [...]

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4 African American Icons and a Night to Remember

Regina King’s “One Night in Miami” is a gripping mediation on race in America from the perspective of four African American icons of the 1960s: civil rights leader Malcolm X, legendary soul singer Sam Cooke, NFL Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown and heavyweight boxing champion Cassius Clay (later known as Muhammad Ali). One [...]

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More Than a Restaurant, ‘Mangrove’ Is a Movement

Who does one turn to when the people that are sworn to protect them are the ones they need protection from? Steve McQueen's "Mangrove" addresses this question and the issue of police violence through a lesser-known historical event. “Mangrove” is a British courtroom drama about the Mangrove Nine, a group of Caribbean immigrants who were [...]

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‘Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun’ Is Hilariously Chaotic

If you’re someone with a hankering for absurdist humor, be careful not to overdose on Netflix’s latest sketch comedy series, “Aunty Donna’s Big Ol' House of Fun.” While the premise is ordinary — three likable friends live together under one roof — the show itself is anything but. The first wacky segment of the series [...]

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