“You know Ed Sheeran is a good singer because even though he’s ugly he’s still famous.” This direct quote is one of the few specific things I remember being said in middle school. While I am not sure why Ed Sheeran’s talent or appearance was the topic of conversation that day, seven years later the quote has clearly stuck with me. Beyond it being a poignant representation of both a middle schooler’s humor and logic, it remains to be uncharacteristically truthful.
Day: September 26, 2022
I don’t know everything. I’m not a genius or brilliant or even someone worth listening to Or thinking about—but neither are you. You know me. Know me all too well. But still, you think you can ignore me when half the time you can’t. You see, the best thing about me is even when I’m […]
Yesterday, the NFL and Apple Music announced that Rihanna would be performing at the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show. All of the buzz surrounding this announcement got me thinking about the halftime show and its grip on Americans. Whoever performs at this event will ultimately determine how many non-sports enthusiasts turn on the game. The more people like the chosen performer, the more people will go out of their way to switch their channels to watch the game. I just think that it’s really interesting how much pull a halftime show can have over a game.
Exit polls say that far-right politician Giorgia Meloni is set to become Italy’s first female prime minister after she won 26% of the popular vote. This general election came after former prime minister Mario Draghi resigned as the Italian Prime minister triggering the snap general election, which closed today. An election that was originally meant to occur in the spring of 2023.
Today on Monday, September 26, Hurricane Ian has been updated to the status of a hurricane with the potential of becoming a category 4 hurricane upon landfall on Florida’s West Coast. The storm’s wind speeds have picked up an additional 35 mph since 5.pm ET yesterday afternoon, granting it the official title of having undergone “rapid intensification” according to CNN’s Brandon Miller. This rapid increase in dangerous wind speeds is being credited to the storm’s path, which is traveling through increasingly warm waters, and predicted to miss Cuba’s mountainous landscape in the South East which would have helped in minimizing the storm’s force.