Maya Kominsky

Maya is the Leisure Executive and a senior in the College majoring in American Studies. She took two years to write a bio and this is the best she could come up with.


Crafting community: A thank you to the Maker Hub

At the time, my only perception of the Maker Hub was that it was a glorified Michaels. In the years since, I’ve learned that it’s first and foremost about inspiring Hoyas—not artistic ability, engineering prowess, or any of its fancy tools. It also has its own vibrant community of student volunteers with incredibly expansive skill sets who donate their scant free time to share knowledge with our visitors and one another. 

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Family rot starts at the core in Peacock’s Apples Never Fall

The newest Moriarty adaptation relies more on character arcs than a convoluted plot, placing the onus of intrigue on the cast and dialogue. 


Kali Uchis’s lipsticked love letter to Latin music

ORQUÍDEAS is an exercise in experimentation, allowing Uchis to flex her vocal and sonic dynamism; even so, she never loses sight of the divinely feminine quality that’s always defined her music.


With a knockout cast and screenplay, The Iron Claw tackles American entertainment head-on

The real villain of Durkin’s tale is not Fritz or the NWA, but what they symbolize: A hyper-masculine ideology that pushes boys and men to the brink, making perfect fodder for the American entertainment industry.

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Best of 2023: Albums

With 2023 coming to a close, The Voice has compiled a list of our picks for the best albums of the year. Read ahead to find out more


In her visually stunning thriller Saltburn, Emerald Fennell boldly interrogates facade

Saltburn is a stirring investigation of external beauty and the insidiousness that foments beneath it.


On the “I Miss You Already + I Haven’t Left Yet” tour, Del Water Gap bridges nostalgia and yearning 

Very few performers leave you with the impression that they belong on stage; but Del Water Gap is clearly an exception.


Olivia Rodrigo unleashes her bloody female rage

On GUTS, the 20-year-old pop superstar bares the ugliest, messiest parts of herself in a staggeringly sophisticated work of pop-punk perfection.


Reneé Rapp’s Snow Angel will melt your icy heart

Snow Angel is the perfect companion to keep you warm through the cold months ahead.

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From blood-suckers to Barbies, strong female leads thrive in fantasy

The fantastical allows filmmakers and audiences to envision more creative, progressive storylines for women.