How Media Really Affects Mental Health

  |  Topic: Health and Wellness, Media Analysis, VOX Media Cafe
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If you’ve been online in the past few months, you’ve seen countless discussions about The Netflix drama series “13 Reasons Why” and its portrayal of and effects on mental health. Our VOX Media Cafe team was inspired by these conversations. We decided to tackle the topic of mental health and the media, and how the […]

Teens, Police and the Criminal Justice System: How Ignorance Can Cause Incarceration

  |  Topic: Juvenile Justice, Opinion, Videos, VOX Media Cafe
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VOX Media Café reporters Demetrius, Maya, Rafi and Ryann wanted to know if Atlanta-area teens know how they are impacted by the criminal justice system and what their rights are when it comes to police interactions. Some of the answers may surprise you.

What We Can Learn From the Women of ‘Hamilton’

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Girl Code, Identity, Media Analysis, Music, Opinion, Reviews, Theatre

As “Hamilton: An American Musical” departs Atlanta after a record-breaking run at Fox Theatre, it’s important to pay close attention to the characters Angelica and Eliza Schuyler. The importance of women having a voice still rings true today.