According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 21% of U.S. adults—1 out of 5—experienced mental illness in 2020, and an alarming 7.7 million young people, aged 6 to 17, experienced a mental health disorder in later years. Conversations about mental health are becoming increasingly more important to help inform, raise awareness, and destigmatize these issues.
This is where the media can help
Last Wednesday (July 27) Dua Lipa gave a one-hour and a half concert at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena, as part of her Future Nostalgia tour. Towards the end of the show, as she was performing Don’t Start Now, someone in the audience fired a series of unauthorized fireworks at the crowded venue. As a result, some fans were injured, as the fireworks were shot into the audience. The singer has issued a statement regarding the incident:
Religion…a very controversial topic, and as time goes on it seems to become more and more controversial. Should religion be taught in schools? Should churches pay taxes? Should evolution be taught? All of these questions have become popular debate topics.
Dior is facing heavy criticism of cultural appropriation after protestors claimed the luxury fashion brand copied a classic Chinese skirt design, which dates back to the Ming Dynasty. According to the ‘New York Post’, many Chinese student protestors stood outside one of the label’s Paris stores on Avenue des Champs-Elysées.
The beginning of every new season of Bachelor franchise shows always start with the host’s voice announcing, “this is the most dramatic season yet,” and viewers are wondering if this may actually be the case for the currently airing season of the Bachelorette, including not one, but two women who are both the bachelorettes. Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia, both former finalists on Clayton’s season of the Bachelor, are best friends and began this journey extremely enthusiastic to have the other there by their side, not expressing too much worry about eventually falling in love with the same man. Considering the fact that 32 men walked out of the limos on night one, Gabby and Rachel didn’t seem to encounter many issues in the first two episodes, when they collectively gave roses to the men they wanted to keep, rather than handing out individual roses that were specifically from one of them. However, episode three is where problems began to arise on the “two bachelorettes” front.
At least eight people were confirmed dead Thursday after widespread flooding followed by heavy overnight rains. Governor Andy Beshear says this will be “one of the most significant, deadly floods,” in the state’s history. The flooding across eastern Kentucky has left people stranded on rooftops and others without power or water as forecasts call for even more rain.
If you are currently a college student, you know that food is something to be valued. You are probably already spending lots of money on tuition or housing, so when it comes to food, you are looking for something cheap and tasty. So, if you are a college student looking for something cheap and yummy, here are top 5 of the best college meals!
Blackpink is making a long-awaited comeback with new music and their largest tour yet! Blackpink is back in your area after their record label YG Entertainment announced the girl group’s latest comeback this Wednesday. Since they are in the “final stages of recording a new album,” new music should be expected in August. According to the press release, the band has been working on “a continuous large-scale project which will extend through the second half of the year.” YG Entertainment also announced that “Blackpink will also go on the largest world tour in the history of a K-pop girl group by the end of the year to expand their rapport with fans worldwide.”
With both Covid-19 spreading rapidly and Monkeypox cases being on the rise, confusing the two viruses is almost a given. It can be very nerve-wracking when you start to feel symptoms and don’t know which virus you could possibly have. Many health experts have expressed that the two viruses are incredibly different from one another regarding transmission and symptoms. Below are some of the key differences and characteristics of both the Monkeypox virus and Covid-19.
Popular Louisana rapper JayDaYougan died at the age of 24 after spending several hours in the hospital, battling injuries sustained when he was shot outside of his home. A 911 call operator received a call just before Wednesday night for a shooting at a house on Superior Ave. in Lousiana. Cops say one victim had been transferred to a local hospital by someone on the scene. Another victim, who sustained critical injuries, was treated by paramedics and rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Just 48 hours before its scheduled release at midnight E.T. On Thursday, Beyoncé’s entire album was officially leaked. Social media was in a frenzy with comments on the leak. Some posts included CD copies of the album for sale in stores, apparently in Europe. Reps for Beyonce and the album’s distributor, Columbia Records, have not yet responded to the incident and have not commented on the severity of it.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist and WBNA player Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia since February when she was caught with hashish oil in her luggage at the airport, which contains strong levels of THC and is highly illegal in Russia. Now, over five months since her initial arrest and about a month after she plead guilty to the drug charges, President Biden has announced his plan to release convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout from the US prison he is currently in, in exchange for the release of Brittney Griner as well as former Marine Paul Whelan, who has been in Russia since 2018.