Kaiser, wake up and do better!

Kaiser Permanente is one of the biggest health industries in California, insuring and providing care to more than 9 million Californians. However, an article by Fact Company looking into Kaiser’s mental health industry exposed the flaws in Kaiser’s mental health care.

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It’s gonna be scary!

During the summer, I started writing on Medium, and I loved it! My following was growing, I got accepted into my first publication, I was making money, and I was having a lot of fun. Once I started grad school in August, I kept putting writing off. …

The reason may be deeper than you think

I wanted to look at the rise of dark teen shows like Riverdale, Winx Saga, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, basically most shows created by the CW Network.

In recent years, we have started to see teen shows take a darker and darker turn, especially on previously light-hearted content. My biggest…

The idle mind is the devil’s playground.

For the last month, depression has held me hostage and left me unable to write or have any desire to look for work.

We all hear and read so many reasons we are depressed; it can just become overwhelming. Like: You didn’t eat the right food. You didn’t exercise enough…

They all make up the classic romantic comedy formula

I wanted to explore the elements that are traditional within romantic comedies. Romantic Comedies have many different setups, but all contain some key parts that many people, especially young women, are aware of. Some of the main symbols are consistent, like the kiss, the ring, and the dress, usually included…

Where it started and how YouTube changed it

Through the community and sub-communities that have been made through mukbang videos, people have been able to share their identity through different platforms to connect with others. Mukbang started as a community to help people feel a connection to others when eating.

Mukbang, which translates to eating broadcast, is a…

This show belongs in the dog house.

While chilling on the couch, trying to fill time during quarantine, I found a new show on Hulu called Pooch Perfect. I was intrigued, so I watched the first episode, and as a film major and dog lover, I had a few thoughts.

First, what is Pooch Perfect? …

How The Try Guys are changing toxic masculinity one video at a time

Masculinity in America has changed a lot, and through the creation of YouTube, people can see different portrayals of masculinity, one of these prominently being the Try Guys. …

Why Sex and the City work in the male gaze.

Sex and the City aired its first episode on television on June 6th, 1998. This show followed the lives of four women: Carrie, Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte, as they deal with love, loss, the city of New York, and general middle-class women issues. …

Why the American College System needs to catch up and follow a European Model.

Many students struggle with finding internship opportunities in their major. Thus, making it difficult for students when it comes time to get a job with their degree. Without providing Internships in all majors, students don’t know where to begin when it comes to getting a job. Having internships being provided…

Natalie Tommasino

Theatre and Film creator, Marriage and Family therapy student, and girl just trying her best.

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