Importance of African-American films and directors

Film has been transforming the perspectives of people for years. Movies eventually moved into promoting civil rights movements such as equal rights for all races. These films changed the hearts of commonly racist people across America; specifically, the lives of African-Americans have been impacted by positive black characters in film and television over the years. … Continue reading Importance of African-American films and directors

A Monster Calls: Patrick Ness’ unique approach to unlocking the child’s mind

Everybody is dealing with something, whether you know it or not. However, in A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness, the problems main character Conor O’Malley is dealing with are known to everyone around him. At least they seem to believe so. His mother is dying. That’s the part we all know about. Cancer has taken … Continue reading A Monster Calls: Patrick Ness’ unique approach to unlocking the child’s mind

Ask the experts: March Madness picks edition 1

According to Sports Illustrated, last year the most precise NCAA bracket was created by 12 year old Sam Holtz.  Although the staff of The Senator is filled with experts on a plethora of topics, none is more plentiful than the sports specialists. This year, some of our basketball experts are here with their March Madness bracket picks. Click on … Continue reading Ask the experts: March Madness picks edition 1