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“Orange is the New Black” season four tackles past and future

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

June 24, 2016

At the end of “Orange is the New Black” season three, we were left wondering what direction season four could possibly take after the inmates broke out to go to the lake and privatization of the prison led to an influx of new inmates. What was going to happen to the characters we hold near and dea...

Lock in for season three of “Orange is the New Black”

The unlikely friendship between Boo (Lea DeLaria) and Pennsatucky (Taryn Manning) was one of the most enjoyable parts of

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

June 14, 2015

Season three of “Orange is the New Black” was out to prove the series’ staying power. After introducing one of the most villainous villains of all last season, the show was faced with the dilemma that so many other shows have faced: where do you go from here? Unlike most shows, though, “Orange”...

Laverne Cox: What makes up identity?

Transgender actress Laverne Cox visited campus last week and spoke to a sold-out crowd.

Aquene Kimmel, Opinions Editor

November 14, 2014

With Case Western Reserve University becoming more LGBT-accepting by leaps and bounds but struggling over issues of race, the message of Laverne Cox’s recent talk was perfectly matched to its audience. On Nov. 6, Cox walked onto the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom stage wearing a blood or...

“Orange is the New Black” star to speak on Nov. 6

Laverne Cox is a transgender actress starred on

Jessica Yang, Social Media Editor

October 30, 2014

Laverne Cox, of “Orange is the New Black,” who plays an incarcerated, black, transgender woman, is coming to campus on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center. Although tickets are sold out, the event will be live-streamed simultaneously in the Ford Auditorium. Liz Roccoforte,...

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