Emily Alexander

Emily Alexander

Bio: Emily Alexander is a third year at the University of Virginia studying Foreign Affairs and Philosophy. Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Emily focused her studies on Leadership, Government, and Global Economics. She has a passion for marketing, graphic design, law, and community service. When she isn’t completing schoolwork during her college career, Emily volunteers at homeless shelters and with underprivileged kids in the Charlottesville community.

Feature: Rhina Valentin

Rhina Valentin, also known as “La Reina del Barrio,” is a television host who’s focus lies in building bridges between communities and fostering empathy by sharing human-centered stories of these themes. She has been recognized for her unique and creative approach to celebrating and advocating for diversity, allowing her to become a beloved spokesperson for her own community.

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Biden Admin Enters New Phase of Vaccination Efforts

The Biden Administration is now moving into a new phase of their vaccination plan. As they begin this new phase, the country has opened vaccinations to the general public.

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Shows to Watch on Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! In honor of Mother Earth, let’s discuss documentaries and programs that allow you to see beautiful scenery while also educating you on the planet.

While both Blue Planet and Planet Earth were taken off Netflix, Our Planet is still available on the platform. To be 100% transparent, I have watched every episode of Our Planet too many times to count.

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Biden Pledges US Will Rejoin Climate Fight

At an international summit, US President Joe Biden pledged that the USA would rejoin the fight against climate change. He stated an intent for the United States to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.

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Green New Deal to be Reintroduced

There are plans to reintroduce the Green New Deal by Edward Markey and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

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What to Do About Racist Disney Movies

Back in 2020, Disney began placing content warnings on some of their movies that contain racist imagery.  For a long time, people had criticized many of Disney’s films such as Peter Pan and Dumbo for containing racist stereotypes and content.

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The Cottagecore Trend Lives On

The cottagecore fashion trend was all the rage in the early days of quarantine. Early into 2020, as people were staying home, style began to reflect the fantasy of staying in a quaint cottage, living a simpler life

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Taylor Swift Breaks Beatles Record

Taylor Swift released the re-recorded version of her Fearless album from 2008, and the re-release has become the UK’s number one album. This achievement has broken a previous record, held by the Beatles for 54 years.

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Jordan’s Water Crisis

The Dead Sea is reportedly shrinking at a rate of three to five feet a year. Additionally, its salt water is being replaced by freshwater, which is dissolving subterranean salt layers and creating sinkholes. With the water level of the Dead Sea having decreased nearly 100 feet in the last three decades and the rate of loss continuing to accelerate, sinkholes have become a pressing issue.

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Brett Favre Speaks Against Politics in Sports

On Sunday, Brett Favre made comments about his belief that politics do not fit into the world of sports. While appearing on “The Andrew Klavan Show” on The Daily Wire, he made remarks regarding his belief that fans do not want politics entering the sports sphere.

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Days of Abandonment

The Days of Abandonment is currently in pre-production for HBO Films. This film will be an adaptation of Ella Ferrante’s best-selling novel of the same name.

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Low Rise Jeans are Making a Comeback

Y2K fashion is coming back in style.That’s right, cropped baby doll tops, hot pink everything, denim on denim, and most importantly, the comeback of low-rise jeans.Over the past few years, high-rise jeans have been all the rage. High-rise jeans have been considered far more inclusive of different body types and allow for more coverage around the hip and torso area.

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