Courtesy of Shutterstock | Taylor Swift's recent "sister" albums "Folklore" and "Evermore" topped the charts in 2020 and 2021.

Taylor Swift re-recording ‘Fearless’

Taylor Swift, acclaimed singer-songwriter and household name, amazed fans and critics alike in 2020 when she released two albums in the same year. “Folklore,” the first of the two, was released in July and “Evermore” was released in early December. The two albums were intended to be companion records, and both were widely well-received by […]

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‘Zoom fatigue’ rises in the pandemic

Since March 2020, when COVID-19 first changed the way our world functioned, most meetings for both school and work have continued to meet virtually for a full year now. As staring at a screen becomes the way most individuals spend their weeks, it can begin to take a toll on them. There are negative consequences […]

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Film industry changes during COVID

While the ongoing pandemic has undoubtedly changed how life functions in many different areas, whether this be personal, business, or day-to-day interactions, one area that has been heavily impacted is the entertainment industry. The film production industry, in particular has had to adapt to COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing regulations, as have both scripted television […]

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The Oscars do not always show the best films

For years, one of the ways of defining cinematic achievement has been through awards and their ceremonies, most iconically, The Oscars. The first Oscars awards show was held in 1929, in the early beginnings of the film industry’s Hollywood boom. This year, the 2021 Oscars will undoubtedly look different due to the ongoing pandemic and […]

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Poet Amanda Gorman inspires inauguration audiences

On Jan. 20 Amanda Gorman made history at President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inauguration ceremony. The 22-year-old poet read her poem “The Hill We Climb” to the crowd gathered in Washington D.C. at the Capital and to the entire nation, making her the first-ever youth poet laureate to present. Gorman set a new record  as […]

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Respectful discussions make a greater difference

Current events have promoted many discussions in our society, and particularly in light of the heated political debates America has witnessed going into the election, it can be easy to fall into a trap of turning discussions into arguments. However, one of the most important things to keep in mind when discussing controversial topics is […]