Monthly Archives: February 2018

Student Walkouts in Response to Parkland, Florida Shooting: How Different School Districts Are Responding

An image of student walkouts in response to stoneman douglas high school shooting

In the days and weeks since the horrifying tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School where the lives of 17 individuals were cut short, America has become divided over how little government regulation exists on gun control, and on the National Rifle Association’s questionable practices and collusion involving elected officials.   Among those advocating for stronger… Read More

A Presidential Playlist: Former First Lady Michelle Obama Makes Spotify Playlist for President Obama

an image of Barack and Michelle Obama Smiling

Even with the advent of social media, streaming media such as music and video and creating snapchat videos, I am happy to see one tradition has not faltered.   In the old days, when someone was extra special, people would usually perform a chivalrous act of creating a playlist on a CD. Whether it was… Read More

A Charitable Video: Drake Hands Out $1 Million in “God’s Plan” Video

An image of Drake in new New 'God's Plan' Video where he gives away $1 Million

Among mainstream rappers in pop culture — each with their own likeable and marketable qualities —  few demonstrate the image of friendliness, humor and charitableness quite like the Six’s own Drake. From his humble beginnings on the Canadian teen drama “Degrassi: The Next Generation”, the Toronto rapper’s public persona has extended beyond solely his music.… Read More

Black Panther: A Superhero Transcending Beyond a Movie

An image of the black panther character in Marvel's comic book series

Occasionally, a film that goes beyond attempting to entertain an audience for 90 minutes, is produced and released on the big screen. When this happens, the movie inspires it’s audience —  young and old– to better themselves and, be a positive role model within their community.   Usually seen in inspirational sports movies such as… Read More

Possible Outcomes of the Parkland, Florida Shooting

Shooting At High School In Parkland, Florida Injures Multiple People

As heartbreaking as it is to say, on Valentine’s Day, a 19-year-old former student of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida entered his alma mater and proceeded to murder 17 people, many of whom were innocent teenage students. As with previous massacres, several questions and hypotheses have come up surrounding the shooter, with particular… Read More