“I started getting into several artists’ work, such as Alex Grey, and I realized that I could put my feelings into what I was doing. I do abstract art so that my feelings can be visually observed.” Salisbury, MD I loved drawing when I was younger but, as I got older, I realized that I […]
Chinese Composer Performs At Carnegie Hall to Celebrate Sino-US Diplomatic Relations
Multi-percussionist Shiqi Zhong performs a solo percussion recital celebrating the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-US diplomatic relations. The event was presented by the Paulus Hook Music Foundation in the United States. The program features works by Alexej Gerassimez, Mongo Santamaría, John Psathas, Jorge Cardoso and Per Nørgård. Two world premieres by Chinese composers […]
Midterm Elections – Why Should YOU Vote?
Want to know why it’s so important to cast your vote tomorrow? Let these college students tell you THEIR why.
Guns in America-What is the Solution?
As of May 2018, there have been over 100 school shootings in 2018. In fact, the US has one of the highest rates of gun violence in the world; and the highest when compared to other developed countries. As a result, many Americas are calling for Congress to take action by creating legislation that would […]
The Syrian Chemical Attack
On April 7th, the world saw yet another tragedy to strike Syria during it’s complex civil war. Two bombs were dropped, harmful chemicals plague the citizens, and world leaders are displaying conflicting perspectives to who was responsible. What is your take on the controversial issue?
The Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy
It is not widely accepted among health care providers, but studies have shown that Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has generated positive results, especially for adults and children with mental illnesses!
Trump To Meet North Korean Leader
After a whole year filled with threats to national security, and the ominous allusions to nuclear war, President Trump has decided to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in person. Their meeting will hopefully put an end to the international tension that polluted our political atmosphere.
Paula Abdul’s Secret Battle with Anorexia
As many women experience shame for having bigger bodies than what is considered acceptable, Paula Abdul went through the same struggle early on in childhood. Here is Paula Abdul’s battle with anorexia and eating disorders throughout her life.
The truth behind Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is another mental illness that is often stereotyped as extreme and sudden mood swings when that isn’t the case. Celebrities like Demi Lovato struggle with bipolar disorder in a way where she finds it difficult to sleep at night and ends up overworking her mind and body. [the_ad id=”6714″] If you know anyone […]
Indian Man Is Killed By His In-Laws For Violating Caste
A man and his wife ambushed in the street by 5 men paid by the father of his higher caste wife.
Are Plant-Based Diets The Future or a Thing of The Past?
Sticking to a plant-based diet is a thing that people have always done, but recently has made a comeback as a popular lifestyle choice. People on plant-based diets eat mostly fruits, vegetables, legumes, tubers, grains, and seeds, or concoctions that consist of one or more of those ingredients. You will not see people on these […]
Learning Styles: How To Recognize Yours & Maximize Your College Studies
We’ve all heard the phrase “I’m a visual learner” or “I’m an auditory learner” before, but what does that actually mean? These statements refer to the theory of “learning styles.” This is essentially stating that we all have a predisposition towards taking in information a certain way. This theory goes as far back as Aristotle […]
5 Ways to Tell if You are a Workaholic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have been working from home as students and employees. Many have fallen into the cycle of overworking without taking time for themselves. Here are a few ways to tell if you are becoming a workaholic, as well as ways to have a healthier work routine. 1. Working countless hours […]
Pounds over Promise: The Cycle of Diet Culture and New Years Resolutions
At the start of a new year, everyone wants to start fresh. A few new styles, some changes to the daily routine, and sometimes, a big resolution. A very popular New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. How to do it? There are answers everywhere! Scrolling through Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, there’s bound to be […]
5 Unique Tips for a Fresh Start in 2021
As the pandemic looms on and remote working continues, it feels increasingly difficult to find new and better ways to start fresh in the new year. Especially at home, your immediate thoughts might jump to the towering pile of boxes in your garage or the mysterious mold that’s been growing in your shower. Of course, […]
A New Home for Asian American Representation in Film
After the onslaught of negative reactions to Mulan (2020), Disney’s recent film announcements offer new hope for Asian representation in the entertainment industry. From Raya and the Last Dragon to Shang-Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings, Disney has opened up a larger space for Asian Americans to shine, but can they do it right […]
Is Artificial Intelligence Making Our World Better or Worse?
There is no doubt technological advancement is soaring. Some of us may feel overwhelmed, and others may be excited. Whether you are into technology or not, it’s almost guaranteed that we will have to deal with it in the future. I used to browse the internet for the meanings of words I didn’t understand very […]
5 Ways to Heal from 2020’s Toxic Positivity Trend and Grow in 2021
Overwhelmed by the weight of the pandemic, many people turned to social media last year as a way of finding hope. Instead, however, 2020 introduced to us a new, stealthy trend: toxic positivity. If you haven’t heard of it already, toxic positivity thrives from the idea that people just need to “think positive,” and all […]
What Happened In Nashville On Christmas Day?
Early in the morning of December 25, 2020, an explosion shook the streets of Nashville, Tennessee, leaving one person dead, many injured, and multiple buildings with severe damage. The explosion happened at 6:30 a.m. and was immediately ruled an intentional bombing. A few days later, the FBI discovered that the person responsible for the bombing […]
5 Easy Moves for Exercising During Winter and Building Workouts Off of Them
During the winter months, it can be especially hard to motivate yourself to exercise. The cold outdoors makes it hard to go running or biking. Unless you have access to an indoor pool, swimming is out of the question. Gym memberships can be expensive, and due to the spread of COVID-19, gyms are limiting capacities. […]
5 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Actually Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2021
The year 2020 is finally over, and we have a new year to look forward to! After living ten years in the course of one, you’re ready for the next phase. If you’re anything like the majority of the world’s population, you’ve made New Year’s resolutions in the past—and broken them within a month. But […]
Meet Grace Strobel-The Down Syndrome Model Elevating Empathy In the Modeling World
Grace Strobel is a Down syndrome model taking the modeling industry by storm. At 24, she has signed with three modeling agencies and recently became the first American model with Down syndrome to represent a skincare line. Grace, through her career, strives to promote acceptance and the illumination of gifts and talents of all people. […]