Veronica Chang

Arts Editor


"That’s Rough, Buddy": A Love Letter to "Avatar: The Last Airbender"

When the world needed him most, he vanished—fifteen years after it began airing, "Avatar: The Last Airbender" finally returns on Netflix U.S.


May 25, 2020

Immigrant Narrative Choked By Its Own Tigertail

As the story stumbled through moments that should have made me laugh or cry or even smile, I was unmoved—I couldn’t bring myself to care.


April 17, 2020

"Birds of Prey": Chaotic and Totally Unapologetic

"Birds of Prey" is a rollercoaster of action scenes, going from one beautifully choreographed fight to the next.


February 18, 2020

The Names to Know at Your Oscars Party This Year

Nine films compete for a tiny golden statue and the title of Best Picture.


January 21, 2020

CIAO Takes Win in Duello ai Fornelli

In its first year back on campus, the Italian RSO brought home the top prize in the Chicago cooking competition.


November 22, 2019

The Jury Is Out on "Clemency"

For the final review from this year's Chicago International Film Festival: Alfre Woodard shines as prison warden Bernadine Williams in death row drama "Clemency".


November 11, 2019

"Our Mothers": A Somber and Subtle Offering

Next up in our series of reviews from the 55th Chicago International Film Festival is "Our Mothers," a story that weaves together the trauma and legacy of the Guatemalan Civil War.


November 11, 2019

Hari Kunzru on the Modern Distortion of Truth

As part of the Museum of Contemporary Art’s experimental lecture series, novelist Hari Kunzru spoke about the “values and ethics of truth.”


April 2, 2019

Subtlety, Thy Name Is Not Urie

Urie’s capabilities as a performer are well-honed and carefully calculated, his grandiose theatricality earning him deafening screams of adulation from the audience.


February 14, 2019