Aleeki Shortridge

Aleeki Shortridge

Bio: Aleeki Shortridge is currently a student in her home state at Southern Connecticut State University. Her major is interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in communications and journalism. Aleeki considers herself a passionate being with a creative soul. She is inspired by different forms of art and hopes to reach a greater audience through her writing that she views as a raw extension of herself. She is passionate about all things weird and obscure and is a mental health advocate. Aleeki hopes to grow as a creative and make an impact.

Eileen Gu’s Decision to Compete for China is Surrounded by Controversy

There has been controversy surrounding the “Snow Princess” also known as Eileen Gu and China’s patriotism towards her. Gu is a 18-year-old U.S. born freestyle skier for the Chinese team. She is considered a prominent figure for China at the Winter Olympics. Gu was able to win gold at the Beijing 2022 games.

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Biden Says Russian Invasion on Ukraine Remains Distinctly Possible

As tensions arise in the Ukraine, U.S. President Joe Biden is in a tough position on whether or not to believe Russian officials when they stated that Russian troops have withdrawn from the borders. On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, Russian officials released video footage of tanks being loaded on railway cars as well as communicating that troops were returning to their home bases after completing military drills. U.S. President Joe Biden during a televised statement stated, “That would be good, but we have not verified that yet. An invasion by Moscow remained distinctly possible.” Joe Biden is highly urging all U.S. citizens in Ukraine to leave the country.

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Coachella and Stagecoach will not be Requiring Masks or Vaccines

Coachella and Stagecoach will not be requiring vaccinations or masking at their upcoming festivals. Coachella is a music and arts festival that will be held April 15-17 and April 23-25. Stagecoach is a country music festival that will be held April 29-May 1. Both of these festivals garner large attention being that they both manage to bring in popular names respective to the genre that each festival caters to.

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Why Everyone Loves Euphoria and Why You Will Too

“Euphoria” is a show that has the world in a serious choke-hold. The depth and beauty the shows hold is such a crucial part to the success of the series thus far. Euphoria is actually adapted from the Israeli show that is also named “Euphoria.” This show gives a whole new meaning to teenage angst and passion by showing each character’s journey through a cynical lens. There are so many things to love about “Euphoria” and if you haven’t fallen in love with the show yet, we’re going to share some reasons why you will!

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19-Year-Old Figure Skater, Zhu Yi, Faces Backlash from Chinese Fans After Performance

Zhu Yi has been facing backlash from Chinese fans due to her performance at the Olympics. The backlash started after Zhu’s performance Sunday. She failed to land a jump and crashed into a wall. The negative commentary on her performance increased after her Monday performance where she fell down twice. Chinese fans have been insulting her, mocking her, and even going as far as to call her a disgrace.

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Madonna Surprises Fans with Recent Topless Instagram Post

One of Madonna’s recent Instagram posts has gotten mixed reviews from the public. In the snapshot, the Queen of Pop could be seen topless with her hair covering her chest. She’s rocking several statement necklaces, which are topped off with a large cross to complete the look. The caption on this post says, “Breathwork…” followed by several emojis and the hashtag “gang-gang” continued by “and yea Sasha is always reliable!” Several of her Instagram pictures have been coined as “age-defying.”

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Call Logs from Trump on January 6th are Missing

There have been discrepancies within the White House logs when it comes to calls made by former President Donald Trump. This discovery was made by the House panel investigating the January 6, 2021 insurrection. If you’re unfamiliar with what this event was, it was when a mob of around 2,500 of Trump’s supporters attacked the Capitol. The goal of this attack was to overturn the 2020 election, something in which Trump consistently talked about very passionately on social media. He even went as far as to accuse his own Vice President, Mike Pence, of being able to overturn the election.

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Eminem Takes A Knee During the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Eminem, “The Real Slim Shady” rapper, took a knee during this weekend’s Super Bowl. The rapper performed alongside Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, and Snoop Dogg during the halftime show. At the end of his performance, he dropped to one knee and hung his head low to pay homage to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick took a knee during a San Diego game during the National Anthem to bring awareness to police brutality and racial inequality. Kaepernick taking this powerful stance started a movement of athletes kneeling in protest.

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Trump Claims To Still Be In Contact With Kim Jong-Un

Donald Trump has revealed that he is still in contact with Kim Jong-Un, North Korea’s leader. Trump and Kim have had a long history together. Letters that have been sent between the two have been called “Love-letters”. Their relationship is seemingly complex and not much is understood about it.

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Russian Figure Skater, Kamila Valieva, Tests Positive for Banned Drug

Kamila Valieva has tested positive for a banned drug. Valieva is a 15-year-old Russian figure skater. Valieva has managed to set nine world records during her career and has broken many barriers for herself. She even became the first woman to land a quad at the Olympics. This move is …

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Madonna Surprises Fans with Recent Topless Instagram Post

One of Madonna’s recent Instagram posts has gotten mixed reviews from the public, where she is seen topless with her hair covering her chest. The Queen of Pop is rocking several statement necklaces, which are topped off with a large cross to complete the look. The caption on this post …

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Willow Smith Drops Out of Billie Eilish World Tour

Willow Smith will no longer be performing in Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever” world tour. Smith was supposed to be Eilish’s opening act on 11 of the dates for the North American tour. This would have started February 9th at the Capitol One Arena in Washington, D.C. and ran until March 8th. In regards to the situation Smith tweeted, “Due to production limitations, I am unable to put on the show that I believe you all deserve, stay safe, I love you all and I will see you soon!”

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