Beyond the Horizon Podcast: Performative Activism’s Stage Presence Grows Stronger and More Dangerous

Beyond the Horizon considers the relevant topics of today from the point of view of student journalists, with discussions on everything from Westwood’s parking system to critical world events. Updated weekly, different staff members explore various areas of importance to empower student voices and advocate for change.

The accessibility of social media has allowed for the rise of performative activism, a form of advocacy where individuals support issues publicly for attention. Amoli, Cami, Eshaan, Catharine, and Katie discuss the effects of performative activism and how students can avoid its consequences.