The Parthenon

Don’t get it twisted, respect that: In defense of fangirls

Don’t get it twisted, respect that: In defense of fangirls

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 21, 2015

When people ask me about my life plans or career goals, I have one answer: I’m going to fangirl professionally. As a potentially aspiring entertainment journalist (was that vague enough?), my dream job is to write about all the things I’m overly obsessed with every day. It’s a fairly extensi...

Hollywood, meet Hollywood.

Hollywood, meet Hollywood.

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 8, 2015

“Pitch Perfect 2” “Paper Towns” “Hot Pursuit” “Tomorrowland” “Aloha” “Spy” “Inside Out” “The Bronze” “Trainwreck” “Ricki and the Flash” These 10 films premiering this summer have something in common, something rarely seen in today’s film industry. Some are comedies, some...

Disrespect us? No they won’t: A feminist analysis of Meghan Trainor lyrics

Disrespect us? No they won’t: A feminist analysis of Meghan Trainor lyrics

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 31, 2015

Meghan Trainor is an overnight superstar. In her breakout song “All About That Bass,” Trainor gives a doo-wop inspired tribute to vintage sounds and big butts. The bubblegum pop track went on to top 58 international charts, sell more than 6 million copies and Grammy nominations for both Record and...

Academy Awards predictions

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

February 18, 2015

The 2015 Academy Awards have been called unpredictable on several levels this season. Though the acting categories seem to be locked, the film categories are much more ambiguous. With no real front-runner, it’s anybody’s game for Best Picture and most of the other film categories. Regardless,...

Another Kanye think piece: Stop overthinking Kanye

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

February 11, 2015

I’m not going to talk about Beyoncé. There is nothing more to say than what has already been said. She deserved to take home the award for Album of the Year, but the National Academy of Recording Sciences, which tends to gravitate toward the old-school studio way of production, chose another equal...

Grammy Predictions

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

February 4, 2015

I am a self-proclaimed award show junkie, and as such I take the time to study and make predictions for who will take home the Actor, the Oscar and everything in between including the Grammys. When it comes to the music awards, however, I’ve never been very proficient at making the right predictions. ...