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The Coven S7E8: Representation matters

Welcome back to another episode of the Coven! On this very special Black History month edition of the Coven, join us as we talk about stereotypes of black women in media, the representation of black women, and what can be done to improve representation for black women. Tune in for all this and more on this week's episode of the Coven! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Tierra Harris Edited by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Graphic by: Shwetha Sundarrajan


This is the Shwe: Make spectacles great again

Imagine this: You’re the shy girl sitting in the back of the classroom — silently doodling in the margins of your notebook. No one has ever noticed you, and they never will. That is, not until those chunky glasses come off.


The Coven S7E7: Female Tropes in TV

  Welcome back to another episode of the Coven! In this episode, join in as we dive into female tropes in TV and movies! Tune in as we discuss why tropes are harmful, how it limits women's opportunities in film, and cover a couple of prominent examples of female tropes in media! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Edited by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Graphic by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz


Coven S7E5: Rainbows, Celebrities & the LGBTQIA+ community

Welcome back to another episode of the Coven! On this week's episode, join us as we discuss the coming out of popular Youtuber & Dance Mom alumni Jojo Siwa. Tune in as we dive deep into the problems facing LGBTQIA+ celebrities and instances when some celebrities seemingly take advantage of the LGBTQIA+ community. Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Sam Shipe Edited by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Graphic by: Kellyn Harrison


Coven S7E4: Fake Feminism & Controversies

  Welcome back, witches, to another episode of the Coven! Bubbling in the cauldron this week is fake feminism! Join us as we dive into learning what fake feminism is, and why it's so harmful to the feminist movement. Tune in as we talk about the Mandolorian armor controversy and new updates from Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's messy divorce on this new episode of the Coven! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Sam Shipe Edited by: Shwetha Sundarrajan Graphic by: Shwetha Sundarrajan


This is the Shwe: Say my name

If you’re someone who has a “unique” name, you probably know the mortal embarrassment of roll call on the first day of school. I grew up memorizing my place in the roll call list, and the moment the teacher would falter, I knew my time had come.


CovenS7E1 - Validating Femininity in Athletics

Welcome back, witches, to another season of the Coven! Bubbling in the cauldron this week is the controversy engulfing the World Athletics Association and South African Olympic runner, Caster Semenya. Semenya has a condition called Hyperandrogenism which causes higher levels of testosterone. This has caused raised questions surrounding gender identity and regulations surrounding athletes with sex development disorders. What makes a woman a woman? How is this justified through science or societal means? Find out all this and more in this week's episode of The Coven! 


This is the Shwe: Screw the Charmin Ultra Strong Bears, use a bidet

The Charmin Ultra Strong Bears are trending. Toilet-paper-obsessed Americans have been brawling it out for that incredibly soft, 2-ply toilet paper in Walmart aisles amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Toilet paper has become more of a valuable commodity than gold with people having meltdowns over the very prospect of not having a lifelong supply of toilet paper stocked up in their households.


The Coven S6E5- Representation in the Super Bowl

  Welcome back to another episode of The Coven! Brewing in the cauldron this week is representation in the Super Bowl. How well did it include minorities in its airing this year? How did it compare to the past airings? What could it have done better to represent minorities? Get answers to all this and more, in this week's episode of The Coven! Hosts: Ashley Curry and Shwetha Sundarrajan Edited by: Blake Chapman  Thumbnail by: Malia Hutton