Wednesday, November 22

Marvel recently cast a white actor to play Iron Fist in the forthcoming Netflix series, despite public demand for an Asian actor to play the superhero.
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Second Take: Asian representation in Marvel universe shouldn’t hinge on Iron Fist

The wait is over – and boy, are there some disappointed people out there. On Thursday, Entertainment Weekly was first to report Marvel’s casting of Finn Jones (“Game of Thrones”) as Danny Rand, better known as his masked persona, Iron Fist. Read more...

Photo: Marvel recently cast a white actor to play Iron Fist in the forthcoming Netflix series, despite public demand for an Asian actor to play the superhero. (Courtesy of Marvel)

Marvel recently cast a white actor to play Iron Fist in the forthcoming Netflix series, despite public demand for an Asian actor to play the superhero.
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Throwback Thursday, Week 8: An assassination in Westwood

An assassination took place in Westwood in 1982, but most students have probably never heard of it. Unless you’re Armenian, it’s unlikely that you know the names Hampig “Harry” Sassounian and Krikor “Koko” Saliba or the fact that they were involved in the assassination of Kemal Arikan, the Turkish consul general in Los Angeles, just a stone’s throw away from campus. Read more...

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Network packets: hot stuff? (Creative Commons photo by Rob Villanueva via Flickr)

Lost in Boelter: Packet passer

“404 Page Not Found.” “Unable to connect.” “Unable to join the network.” If you’ve ever tried accessing a website that didn’t exist or tried surfing the Internet while not connected to a network, you probably met a distant cousin of one of the above network error messages. Read more...

Photo: Network packets: hot stuff? (Creative Commons photo by Rob Villanueva via Flickr)

Network packets: hot stuff? (Creative Commons photo by Rob Villanueva via Flickr)

Kesha has not released an album since "Warrior" in 2012, yet Sony did not contractually release her after she alleged that producer Dr. Luke sexually assaulted her. (Courtesy of RCA)

Second Take: Sony Music should release Kesha from recording contract

Pop singer Kesha Rose Sebert, known professionally as Kesha, lost a bid Friday to be freed from her recording contract. Kesha alleged that her music producer Lukasz Sebastian “Dr. Read more...

Photo: Kesha has not released an album since "Warrior" in 2012, yet Sony did not contractually release her after she alleged that producer Dr. Luke sexually assaulted her. (Courtesy of RCA)

Kesha has not released an album since "Warrior" in 2012, yet Sony did not contractually release her after she alleged that producer Dr. Luke sexually assaulted her. (Courtesy of RCA)


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