Melody Smith

Melody Smith

Bio: Melody Smith is a second year Media Studies major at Emerson College. She is from New Jersey where she spent a lot of time with her friends and family. She loves learning, and spends a lot of time analyzing film, television. She loves exploring the world of entertainment and how it connects to people. Aside from her schoolwork, she writes in her freetime-- mostly creatively. In the future, she would like to explore PR and Marketing. She is looking forward to learning even more, and growing as a writer.

Netflix’s Stranger Things Season 4 Trailer is Released

The final season of Netflix’s Stranger Things has been highly anticipated. The previous season was released during the summer of 2019, so fans have long since been waiting for the plot to continue.

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Caitlin Jenner Discusses Her Stance as a Gubernatorial Candidate

Two weeks ago, former Olympian and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner announced that she plans to run for governor of California in the recall election.

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Theater Workers During the Pandemic

The pandemic has caused devastating job losses in many fields, and the theater industry is no exception. As an industry that relies almost entirely on live interaction and large gatherings, theater took a heavy hit when the lockdown phase of the pandemic began.

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Why We Should Tie Sweaters Around Our Waists Again

One of the most defining things about my elementary school experience was a dark brown zip-up sweater that I picked out from The Gap. We didn’t change in elementary school, and I was too shy to walk to my locker and put my sweater away when I overheated.

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Republicans Arrange for Liz Cheney’s Demotion

Liz Cheney, Wyoming’s congressional representative and the House Republican conference chair, is facing the threat of losing her powerful position as conference chair. This decision is motivated by Cheney’s stance on the results of the 2020 presidential election, which stands in contrast to the general consensus of the Republican Party.

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Dr. Fauci Suggests that Face Masks May be Worn Seasonally From Now on

Throughout the pandemic, many of us have been asking ourselves when things will look “normal” again. The truth is, life may never be the same as it was before the pandemic struck. In some ways, this has already been confirmed: Dr. Fauci has just suggested during a CBS Face the Nation interview that the use of masks may continue seasonally in the future.

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COVID “Variant of Concern” Found in India

India has been one of the countries hit hardest by COVID-19 recently. They have recorded roughly 234,083 deaths, and the rate of infection is increasing drastically as people struggle to find adequate healthcare due to facilities and hospitals becoming overcrowded.

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Mitch McConnell Commits to Stopping the Biden Administration’s Progress

Tensions are rising in Washington DC after Senator Mitch McConnell declared that Republican senators are dedicated to stopping the progress of the Biden administration.

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Why is Pop Music Cringey?

Everybody listens to pop music in some way or another, right? That’s why it’s called “pop!” It’s popular. But nobody seems to like to admit it, especially as we get older. After our tenth birthdays, it becomes “cringey” or “basic” to play pop music. Artists who decide to go mainstream become “sell-outs.”

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Violence in Colombia as the Government uses Lethal Force on Protestors

President of Colombia Ivan Duque had originally pushed a tax increase on Colombia’s lower-to-middle class citizens due to COVID-19 lockdowns weakening the economy. As a result of the pandemic, many households have struggled with having lower income due to job losses and other financial difficulties caused by the lockdown and pandemic.

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Recount of 2020 Presidential Election Votes in Arizona

Some people are still questioning the results of the November 2020 presidential election. In the state of Arizona, votes are currently being recounted. However, the United States Department of Justice notes a possible breach of federal law in conducting this late recount, because the election officials’ access to election materials like ballots has expired.

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