Day: April 7, 2023

Careers in Theater: Are They Scarce?

Careers in Theater: Are They Scarce?

At the time, all I could think of was that it could be worse. I wanted to tell my dad that I could be majoring in Theater instead of English Literature. My dream could be becoming a live theater actress, and not a writer.
The heavily criticized theater major stuck with me since then, and I could not help but wonder if the lack of theater-watching across the country played a role in the job industry’s amount of job openings. Because as opposed to other fields, the live theater field is conditioned to the number of watchers across the country.

Autism Acceptance Month Spotlight: A Brief Timeline of Autistic Musicians 

Autism Acceptance Month Spotlight: A Brief Timeline of Autistic Musicians 

It’s April, which means Autism Acceptance Month has arrived. The past few years have reflected a growing awareness of what autism is and how society can better understand and include autistic people. Thanks in part to social media platforms like TikTok and Twitter, previously held–and harmful–beliefs about life on the spectrum are being challenged, giving a much-needed and validating spotlight on everyday autistic people and the autistic individuals throughout time who’ve made an impact on wider culture. In this article, I’d like to present a short timeline of four autistic musicians who’ve built a legacy for themselves in the world of music.

President Biden’s Remark on the Expulsion of Tennessee Lawmakers

President Biden’s Remark on the Expulsion of Tennessee Lawmakers

President Joe Biden spoke out on Thursday about the actions of the Tennessee House of Representatives for expelling two Democratic representatives. The House voted to expel Rep. Justin Jones and Rep. Justin Pearson. A week after, they protested for gun control measures.

Taraji P. Henson To Guest Star on Abbott Elementary 

Taraji P. Henson To Guest Star on Abbott Elementary 

Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson revealed that she will be guest starring in Abbott Elementary’s new episode titled “Mom”. According to Entertainment Weekly, Henson shared that she personally sought Emmy-winning creator-star Quinta Brunson about appearing on the beloved show after meeting on the set of a different project.

Changes HBO Harry Potter Series May Make Different From The Books

Changes HBO Harry Potter Series May Make Different From The Books

The series is said to be a season for each book. So season one, for example, would be “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” and so on. It has been 12 years since the last Harry Potter movie, and times are changing, and so will the series. Many wonders fill the air; who will play Harry, Ron, and Hermione? Will we have more diversity and representation in the new series? There is only one way to find out, but here are some of the ideas fans hope to see in the new series.

Body Positivity Booming

Body Positivity Booming

The term “body positivity” has gotten some extra attention in the past few years. It’s a movement that promotes acceptance of all bodies, regardless of size, shape, skin tone, gender, and physical abilities. Proponents focus less on physical appearance and more on the overall health of the human body. A healthy body does not necessarily mean a skinny body. According to the Office on Women’s Health, a healthy body image means feeling good about how you look and feeling comfortable in one’s body.

DeSantis Says He’ll “Win On Every Single Issue” Involving Disney

DeSantis Says He’ll “Win On Every Single Issue” Involving Disney

Florida governor and potential 2024 Presidential candidate, Ron DeSantis, has been at war with Disney for well over a year now. Still an ongoing issue, DeSantis vows that he will not lose this battle with Walt Disney World.

Op-Ed: Got Seasonal Allergies? Simple Remedies to Get Through The Spring

Op-Ed: Got Seasonal Allergies? Simple Remedies to Get Through The Spring

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you understand that spring means a constant runny nose, congestion, sneezing, and other bothersome symptoms. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 50 million Americans experience an allergic reaction each year, and the best treatment will depend on the cause and severity of the reaction.

Champion LSU Women’s Basketball Team Accepts Biden’s Invitation to the White House

Champion LSU Women’s Basketball Team Accepts Biden’s Invitation to the White House

On Sunday, the LSU Tigers defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes, 102-85, in their first NCAA women’s basketball national championship in program history. Yesterday, LSU’s national champion women’s basketball team accepted the invitation from President Joe Biden to visit the White House, despite star player Angel Reese saying they wouldn’t.

First Woman in Vermont Elected to Congress: Last State to Do So

First Woman in Vermont Elected to Congress: Last State to Do So

Becca Balint expresses her internal and external struggles in that area: “We, as women, get asked questions when we run for office that men don’t get asked. When I first ran for state senate, the Monday after I announced, there was an anonymous letter in my mailbox, saying: ‘You should not be running for office; you should be home with your kids.’”

Protests in France Continue

Protests in France Continue

The French government, led by Macron, has put forth a reform that would change the retirement age from 62 to 64. This change has caused mass riots and protests all over France. The protests are so massive they have halted traffic and caused police intervention. Around 400,000 angry citizens flooded the streets of Paris this past Thursday, and the protestors have arranged another march on April 13th.

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