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Who is the Borg Queen? Part I: The Beginning

“Locutus.” – the Borg Queen So begins one of the most popular of all the Star Trek films – Star Trek: First Contact. Whereas Locutus had previously been a spokesperson

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Tuvok – The Heart of the Voyager Crew

Tuvok was the first Vulcan to feature regularly in a Star Trek show since Spock in The Original Series. What made Spock so fascinating was the eternal dichotomy of his

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Recalling Travis Mayweather

It’s kind of a strange thing, to be a ship’s captain. When thinking of the word “captain,” I visualize the commanding officer piloting the ship. However, the captain actually relies

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I Identify with Hoshi Sato

Probably everyone has experienced some form of anxiety. An important factor is how much it interferes with each of our lives. Some days will be better than others. That’s okay.

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You’ve Never Had A Friend Like Me

Although I love Robin Williams’ version of the classic Aladdin song and admittedly get a bit winded near the end, my thoughts gravitate towards how Star Trek has shaped the

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Why Pel Was My 1990s Queer Icon

A Short Reflection on My Favorite Ferengi A lot of fuss has been made of having openly gay, trans and nonbinary characters on Star Trek: Discovery. Even though I knew

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Picard a Synth?!

Last week, I sent a tweet into tweet land (aka Twitter) that asked a specific question: since Q will be back in Star Trek: Picard Season 2, will he change

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Humble Servant Leadership: A Reflection on Best Destiny’s Captain April

“Charge means responsibility, Jimmy, decisions. Maybe lives on your hands.” This is one of the life lessons that Captain Robert April passes down to troubled sixteen-year-old Jim Kirk in Diane

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An Unsung Hero: Final Frontier‘s Captain April

Are you familiar with the first captain of the starship USS Enterprise? I don’t mean Captain Kirk, or Captain Pike, or even Captain Archer. I’m talking about Captain Robert April.

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Almost Human

On Star Trek: The Next Generation, android Data aspired to be more human. Star Trek: Voyager featured three characters who wrestled with their humanity: B’Elanna Torres, Seven of Nine, and

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