By: Brooks Bass Films can stir up all sorts of emotions. Horror movies evoke fear, while documentaries pique your curiosity. Here are five movies that will make you happy. School of Rock Jack Black teaches fifth graders how to play rock music to win a battle of the bands competition. How can this plot line […]
By: Carolina Watlington Halloween is right around the corner and it’s time to get spooky. But you don’t need to scare yourself to death with horror movies to prepare for the 31st. Here are 5 tame, but spooky shows to binge-watch to get you in the Halloween spirit. 1. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina You may […]
Movies are one of the greatest art forms and greatest ways to share all types of stories to the public. Movies may seem to be only created to entertain and garner money, but they can be more than that. They can help people in real-life situations. For me, movies have helped me all throughout my life. Whenever I am watching a movie it is where I feel most comfortable, the most vulnerable and where I feel the safest.
As a child, I loved books. My fascination with words and stories was a driving factor in what made me want to become a writer. As I got older, I made it my mission to ensure I glued my eyes onto a book at least once a month. However, like everybody, life got in the way.
My love for literature started around first grade, with a feisty girl about the same age as I was: Junie B. Jones. I read those paperback books by Barbara Park like it was my job. On the school bus before school, in my room past my bedtime and even at recess if I was at a particularly climactic chapter, I’d immerse myself in the antics of the glasses-wearing, rule-breaking and kind-hearted Junie B
As some of the oldest pieces of entertainment on Earth, books have stood the test of time to still be some of the most powerful. A good book can take us to a different place, a different time or even a different universe. They can transport us from our tiny dorm rooms to the furthest end of the galaxy and, most importantly, they can inspire us to keep moving through whatever challenges we may be facing.
By Brooke Bajgrowicz I had always wanted to go to New York City, so when given the opportunity over spring break, of course I took it. Taking on the Big Apple makes you feel like you can take on the world – it makes you feel powerful. So from a first-time New York tourist to […]
By Renee Castro There is a specific feeling you get when you finish a book you have been dedicating your time to. Sure, it’s hard to find time to sit down and read a book. But when you have a book in your hand that is so meaningful, so powerful and so pure, the thought […]