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Bliss is a staff columnist who writes culture columns delving into today’s movies, music, TV, and books. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, she is a sophomore pursuing an environmental science and urban studies dual-concentration. Right now, she is probably studying, though she would rather be hiking up a mountain or organizing family board game night. She recommends writing as free therapy.

Articles by Bliss Han (9)

Han ’23: The tragedy of “cancel culture”

Columns, Opinions

Han ’23: The tragedy of “cancel culture”

March 14, 2021 3 comments

“Green Eggs and Ham,” a children’s book by Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is an all-time classic. But why am I writing a column about “Green Eggs and Ham” now, in 2021, as our country has only just started to hope for an end to a devastating pandemic […]

Han ’23: Children of Trump’s America: This is the country our generation will inherit. Now what?

Opinions

Han ’23: Children of Trump’s America: This is the country our generation will inherit. Now what?

February 3, 2021 1 comment

Presidents have a way of defining the era that they exist in. For the longest time, Barack Obama  felt like my generation’s president. Cool-headed and technocratic, yet somehow barrier-breaking and inspiring at the same time. A symbol of unbridled American possibilities, and also the disappointment that follows the inevitably slow […]

Han ’23: HBO’s best shows are more raw than ever

Columns, Opinions

Han ’23: HBO’s best shows are more raw than ever

October 15, 2020 0 comments

Nearly a year and a half ago, the dominant story in pop culture was the conclusion of “Game of Thrones,” a television show that had transcended what we thought television could be.

Han ’23: What we owe to each other – lessons from ‘The Good Place’

Columns, Opinions

Han ’23: What we owe to each other – lessons from ‘The Good Place’

September 23, 2020 0 comments

When I was a kid, I believed in answers. This wasn’t a coincidence – everything in a normal kid’s life is geared toward finding the right answers.

Han ’23: Parasite Won. So Did the Oscars. So Did I.

Columns, Opinions

Han ’23: Parasite Won. So Did the Oscars. So Did I.

February 26, 2020 Comments are Disabled

We didn’t know. We hoped, but at the same time, we didn’t dare to. Five of my closest friends and I packed into a room in the basement of the Rock, crowding around my phone as we streamed the end of the 2020 Academy Awards ceremony.

Han ’23: On Kobe: As a Celtics fan, and as a daughter

Columns, Opinions

Han ’23: On Kobe: As a Celtics fan, and as a daughter

February 9, 2020 Comments are Disabled

On Sunday, Jan. 26, Kobe Bryant, his thirteen-year old daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash. My heart stopped when my friend texted me with the news that he was gone.

Han ’23: Politics matters, it should matter to you too

Columns, Opinions

Han ’23: Politics matters, it should matter to you too

November 21, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, a man spoke before a panel of congressional representatives and millions of Americans tuned in to watch an investigation into President Donald Trump’s potentially impeachable interactions with Ukranian officials.

Han ’23: Let’s make alternative meat mainstream

Columns, Opinions

Han ’23: Let’s make alternative meat mainstream

November 1, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Burger King has recently made headlines — as well as literal lines outside their stores — with their Impossible Whopper, which consists of a plant-based patty that tastes and “bleeds” like real meat. It was recently reported that this new burger fueled Burger King’s best quarter of growth in four years.

Han ’23: If you’re feeling like an impostor, I’m right there with you

Op-eds, Opinions

Han ’23: If you’re feeling like an impostor, I’m right there with you

October 10, 2019 1 comment

The period of transition into college is different for everyone, but for most, Brown is an entirely new world.