Thirty-nine studio albums, five soundtrack albums, four live albums, five compilation albums, seventeen video albums, and twelve extended plays — this sort of accomplishment does not happen to just anyone. The announcement of Prince Rogers Nelson’s death broke the hearts of many who grew up hearing and enjoying his music. His style, perseverance, and talent brought him much… Continue reading Prince – A Legacy
On Easter Sunday, March 27, Gulshan Iqbal Park -located in the city of Lahore, Pakistan- was bombed. The attack targeted Christians, and over 74 people were killed, and 341 more were injured, according to an article from CNN.com. Unfortunately, many of those who were killed and wounded were children.”A splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, Jamat-ul-Ahrar, claimed responsibility for… Continue reading An Easter Sunday Not Soon Forgotten
On March 22, 2016, ISIS forces attacked Brussels, the capital of Belgium. The first attack hit the Brussels Airport, killing at least 10 people. This occurred at around 8 a.m. this morning. The second attack was at the Maelbeek subway station, which killed at least 20 people at around 9:10 a.m. Overall there have been at… Continue reading More Stakes in the Fire
Until Saturday, March 5, I had been fundraising for UNI’s Dance Marathon and receiving notifications in the Team #26 Facebook message, but I did not know much about the organization. I was excited for the Big Event, but being that this year was my first year participating, I had no idea what to expect. Honestly, it was one… Continue reading “UNI DM is #FTK!”
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, has celebrated the film industry for decades. This year, 2016, marks the 88th year of the awards, and the show was nothing short of entertaining. But aside from the glamour of it all, many of the winners and performers chose to use this show as an opportunity to address sensitive and important… Continue reading And The Oscar Goes To…
Until the early 1900’s, women had little say in just about anything. It took the work of women activists such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Alice Stone Blackwell, Rosa Parks, and many others in order to get to where we are in the United States today. The idea of feminism is not a new… Continue reading What is Feminism?
Fifty: the number of Super Bowl games that have been played. This means that there have also been fifty halftime shows. These shows have evolved over the years and have become spectacles that could be considered even more memorable than the games themselves; especially for the people who only watch the game for the halftime show (yes, I am… Continue reading The Trouble With Halftime Shows