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Q&A: David So

Q&A: David So

David So is a Korean American YouTuber and comedian who has dabbled in several areas ranging from food to music to film. So spoke at the the University of Florida’s Asian Kaleidoscope Month’s Opening Ceremony. He shared his experiences, but not without cracking a few jokes along the way.  

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Q&A: Ryan Potter

Q&A: Ryan Potter

Sparks: How did you feel about tonight? Ryan Potter: It was amazing. After watching the show, I just got an awesome sense of family here and unity. It really is such a tight knit community between sisters and brothers. Everyone comes from a very similar place of being by themselves,

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Sparks gets untucked with Kim Chi

Sparks gets untucked with Kim Chi

Interview by Kevin Huynh Story by Nicole Dan Sparks Magazine interviewed Kim Chi before her appearance at UF’s Pride Awareness Month’s Drag Show. Kim Chi is currently the only Asian American contestant on season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. She spoke about her gender identity, race and style inspiration.  

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Clue(less)

Clue(less)

Instead of just revealing a (supposed) major clue at the end of the episode, “Clue” turned out to be a very feminist episode compared to previous episodes. Hannah (Eliza Coupe) finally opens up to Alex (Priyanka Chopra) about the reason behind her and Ryan Booth’s(Jake McLaughlin)  breakup. She admits to

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Coloring Inside Quantico’s Lines

Coloring Inside Quantico’s Lines

Quantico seems to be trying its best on keeping racial stereotyping in a terrorism case to the minimum. The top three suspects of who blew up Grand Central and the hotel housing all the agents seem to be Caucasian/Hispanic males: Drew Perales (Lenny Platt), Caleb Haas (Graham Rogers), and Will

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Fresh Out of Fun

Fresh Out of Fun

By Rakell Merci I should confess that I hadn’t watched a single episode of “Fresh off the Boat” until this week.  I know I’m far behind, which is a tragedy considering “Fresh Off the Boat” is highly entertaining television. But, I didn’t have to watch previous episodes to know that“Tight

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‘Quantico’ becomes more like ‘Game of Thrones’

‘Quantico’ becomes more like ‘Game of Thrones’

If the episode from last week was compared to “Gossip Girl,” this one should be compared to “Game of Thrones.” As if losing 32 lives was not enough, another NAT goes out with a bang (quite literally.) Really sad to have to say bye to Natalie Velazquez (Anabelle Acosta) because

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Dr. Ken Brings Tears and Reality to TV

Dr. Ken Brings Tears and Reality to TV

By: Rakell Merci After binge watching this past weekend to catch up to episode 18, I’m nothing short of over the used racial jibes, overly dramatic flailing limbs and Dr. Ken’s continuous reminder that “as a doctor”- he is a doctor! I like to give a series a running start

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Quantico – Midseason premiere brings another plot twist

Quantico – Midseason premiere brings another plot twist

Quantico’s midseason premiere was a much awaited return of one of TV’s popular crime dramas, and two questions are posed the moment we start watching the episode: who died in the second bombing and who was the terrorist behind it? The show picks up three months after the bombings, which

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Sparks Book Club: A Thread of Sky

The air at top of the Golden Mountains, a must-see scenic highlight of Huangshan, China, is cold, wet and thin. In Deanna Fei’s debut novel, “A Thread of Sky,” a family of six women from three generations reluctantly comes together for a vacation in their ancestral mainland China. Irene, a

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