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‘Straight Outta Compton’ is good, but it’s missing something

‘Straight Outta Compton’ is good, but it’s missing something

By Ivy Nguyen

September 21, 2015

This isn't a movie just for rap aficionados. It's a movie that tells the story of five talented men in the 1980s trying to make it big as a rap collective. And people are listening. For the second week in a row, Straight Outta Compton (R) is the most-watched movie in the United States. Since it was r...

Child abuse: An exploration of society, systems, and survivors

Child abuse: An exploration of society, systems, and survivors

By Grace Gyolai

February 17, 2015

Here's another great use of the longform template to tell a complex and multifaceted story. Grace Gyolai doesn't shy away from reporting on the tough stuff: Roxy Foster grew up in the suburbs with her mother, stepfather, and brother, but she did not live a typical life. Caught in a cycle where every...