Clara Crittenden

Clara Crittenden

Nationwide Devastation For Women As Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

The Supreme Court ruling, announced this morning, has officially overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade case that has protected a woman’s right to an abortion for 50 years— now millions of women nationwide have lost their constitutional right to autonomy over their bodies, and will be forced to bring pregnancies to term, no matter the situation. While the implementation of Roe v. Wade will not affect every state, nearly half of the U.S. is likely to ban safe and legal abortions completely.

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Op-Ed: MLB Allows CBD Sponsorships: Could This Change The Outlook on Marijuana in Professional Sports?

Even with cannabis being officially legalized in 38 states as of 2022, the stigmatization of marijuana use is still extremely prevalent today, with an absurd amount of people still incarcerated for weed-related “crimes.” Within professional sports, one of the most recent conflicts concerning athletes’ use of weed concerns Sha’Carri Richardson, a sprinter for the U.S. who was suspended from the 2021 Olympic games after testing positive for marijuana use. Now, as of June 2022, Major League Baseball has officially announced their new policy in which teams are allowed to be officially sponsored by CBD companies, the chemical found in marijuana that promotes therapeutic effects, but does not produce any high like THC, the other prevalent chemical in marijuana.

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Movies Coming To Netflix In July… But Also Movies Leaving Netflix

The #1 streaming service worldwide houses a variety of Netflix-original shows and movies, from “The King” to “The Kissing Booth,” and once again, new releases are set to drop this coming July. However, with the addition of new movies unfortunately comes the loss of older movies throughout July, so viewers better start binging until the end of June, or hope that these films will still be available on other streaming platforms like Hulu or HBO Max.

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Latest Internet Trend: “They’re a 10 but…” Reveals Favorable and Unfavorable Partner Traits

Men may have a thing or two to learn from the latest internet trend, which begins with someone giving a “rating” followed by a “but,” outlining specific character traits that either increase or decrease one’s attractiveness. This style of video began on TikTok, with girls giving different hypothetical scenarios, most being very specific things, that appear to be drastic enough to either make someone completely unappealing, or give them a leg up.

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The Best New Releases to Read This Summer

Summertime is classically known as the season where one can finally catch up on reading, whether you are swinging in a hammock in your backyard, tanning by the pool, or lounging on the beach. Thousands of new novels are being released this June, July, and August that vary in genres, promising all readers that there will be something that sparks your interest.

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Hailey Bieber Skincare Brand Sued Over Name “Rhode”

Model Hailey Rhode Bieber, formerly Hailey Rhode Baldwin before her marriage to Justin Bieber, has always been admired for her flawless skin as well as her constant “clean-girl” appearance. While a plethora of celebrities have been known to release skincare and makeup lines, fans have been anxious for the release of Bieber’s line “Rhode” in hopes that her products will help others achieve her glowy complexion as well. However, only a few days after the drop of her new skincare line, Hailey is being sued by a NYC clothing company over the name “Rhode.”

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Russian Music Banned in Ukraine

to “derussify” the country and separate itself from the attacking nation. The bill was passed on June 19th and by removing Russian-language music in public spaces, the percentage of Ukrainian music was subsequently increased, boosting the overall focus on Ukrainian culture that is separated from Russian influence. 

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Lea Michele May Star in “Funny Girl” on Broadway, Mirroring Her Glee Character

Seven years after the finale of the hit show “Glee,” insiders have shared that actress Lea Michele is being considered as a strong contender to replace Beanie Feldstein’s role as Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl” on Broadway. Her obnoxious character on Glee, Rachel Berry, spent the majority of the show pining after this same Broadway role, eventually having her fictional Broadway debut at the end of Season 5. Subsequently, “Glee” fans have been desperate for Michele to take on the role in real life, considering her dedication to the musical and her admiration for Barbra Streisand on the show.

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Pride Parades Happening This Weekend

While Pride Month is sadly coming to a close, the massive celebrations are just getting started in all the major cities nationwide this weekend. Cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City boast some of the largest pride parades honoring LGBTQ+ communities, and also welcoming allies.

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How Stranger Things S4 Has Revived 80s Hits Today

Since the release of Stranger Things Season 4 Part 1 on May 27th, the hit show has consistently been #1 on Netflix as fans await the next installment, airing on July 1st. In fact, season 4 has broken Netflix records, now holding the title of most hours streamed during the premiere weekend. While the show itself has been praised for its incredible acting and storyline, the temporal setting of the 80s has also generated buzz relating to the show’s inclusion of various music throwbacks.

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Shein Controversy: Clothing Tags Show Employees Asking for Help

The fast fashion industry, with brands like Shein being one of the largest manufacturers responsible for mass-producing cheap clothing, has come under fire for multiple reasons, from ethical to environmental concerns. Recently, TikToks by multiple creators have blown up displaying cryptic messages on the Shein clothing tags, such as “need your help” or “SOS.” 

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2022 Music Festivals to Attend This Summer

After years of music festival cancellations due to Covid, the summer of 2022 serves as the return of the festivals. While Coachella and Stagecoach, two of the biggest known festivals within the influencer sphere, have come and gone this year, music lovers and party goers still have a lot to look forward to over the next couple months.

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