By: Brooks Bass We all have those songs that we love. The songs that make you feel like you’re on cloud nine. These songs take you back to some of your favorite memories, or there is just something about the chorus that hooks you. But why do these songs make us so happy? One word: […]
By: Julia Collins With everyone cooped up inside during quarantine/social distancing, many have turned to TikTok as a source of entertainment and escapism. TikTok is a video-sharing platform with over 500 million users of all ages across the globe. Videos can be up to one minute long. I recommend TikTok to everyone I meet because […]
By: Katherine Lugo We’ve all come to rely on the benefits of having little ones in the house. Whether it is your kids, your nieces and nephews or your younger siblings, they all serve one true purpose. They are the most efficient excuse to watch Disney movies and shows without feeling too old, out of […]
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