Shelby Zunker

Shelby Zunker

Bio: Shelby Zunker is a recent graduate from Cardinal Stritch University with a degree in English and concentration on film studies. Originally from Manitowoc, Wisconsin, she loves all things creative including painting, drawing, reading, and writing. Specifically, she enjoys writing fiction and analyzing film and tv. Shelby hopes to one day publish her own novel and have written her own screenplay.

None Shall Sleep by Ellie Marney: A Review

The story of None Shall Sleep by Ellie Marney tells the story of Emma Lewis, a serial killer survivor, and Travis Bell, a U.S. Marshal candidate. The two teenagers are recruited by the F.B.I. to conduct interviews with convicted juvenile killers in order to provide insight into what makes them a killer. When they interview Simon Gutmunsson, they receive information about an ongoing investigation involving a new teenage serial murderer.

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Gaming And Cosmetic Partnerships Are On The Rise

For years, gaming partnerships have existed between gaming companies and food and drink companies like Doritos and Mountain Dew. However, it seems as if these gaming companies have finally realized they haven’t been appealing to one of their most popular demographics. Over the last year, game companies have started creating partnerships with different beauty brands, which means they finally realize that people can have an interest in video games and makeup.

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How A.I. Is Impacting Mental Healthcare

Like most industries, the world of healthcare, and especially mental healthcare, was affected greatly by the pandemic. Since people couldn’t leave their homes, they missed therapy appointments or weren’t able to socialize with their loved ones. The Trevor Project, an organization that works with LGBTQ+ teens that struggle with suicidal thoughts and depression, found that people needed a wider availability of digital mental health services during the pandemic.

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Pitcher Jon Lester Announces Retirement After 16 Years

After becoming a 3-time World Series champion, 200-game winner, a 5-time All-Star, and having a no-hitter game, left-handed pitcher Jon Lester has announced his retirement from the MLB.

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White House Issues Report Trying To Protect Science From Politics

One week after President Joe Biden took office, he created a task force with the goal of revising the policies surrounding science and politics. In May of 2021, that group, comprised of 50 experts from 29 different government agencies and led by the OSTP’s deputy director Alondra Nelson, began their work of reviewing the current agency policies, listening to public input, and meeting with other scientists and government officials.

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Jason Momoa And Lisa Bonet Split After 16 Years Together

After 16 years, one of Hollywood’s favorite couples has announced their decision to separate: Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet. In a joint statement posted on Momoa’s Instagram account yesterday, the two say, “We have all felt the squeeze and changes of these transformational times…A revolution is unfolding~and our family is of no exception…feeling and growing from the seismic shifts occurring.”

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Euphoria Season Two Premiere: A Euphoric Return To Teenage Drama

After a long three years, the hit HBO drama, Euphoria, has returned to the silver screen. The series, created by Sam Levinson, has been hailed by critics for its graphic sexual content and depiction of teen violence, addiction, and relationships. Season two’s trailer promised more of the same dark content, and after the season premiere, I can definitely say they have so far delivered.

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The Screwball Comedy Is The Original Rom-Com

Before we had sprawling, romantic films like The Notebook and Titanic, Hollywood was rolling out what is known today as the screwball comedy. These films dominated the industry from the early 1930s to the early 1940s, a decade most often referred to as the rise of Hollywood studios and “talkies.”

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NBA Trade Rumors: Top Players To Speculate Before Deadline

With one month left before the 2022 NBA trade deadline (Feb. 10th 3 pm E.T.), it’s time to speculate what deals may or may not be coming soon. Action in the trade department this season has been relatively quiet. Since October 6th, there have only been three trades, and there was financial motivation for at least one team in all three deals (whether injuries were involved or not). So who could be seeing deals of their own over the next month?

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At-Home Covid Tests To Be Covered By Insurers Starting Saturday

The Biden administration announced yesterday afternoon that starting this Saturday, private insurance companies will be required to reimburse 150 million Americans for their at-home COVID-19 tests. In a statement, Health and Human Services Secretary, Xavier Becerra, stated, “We are requiring insurers and group health plans to make tests free for millions of Americans. This is all part of our overall strategy to ramp-up access to easy-to-use, at-home tests at no cost.”

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Revolutionary James Webb Space Telescope Reaches Its Final Form

This past Saturday, NASA announced its James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) had successfully unfolded its 21 foot, gold plated mirror, marking the final stage of the largest observatory ever created. NASA Administrator, Bill Nelson, shared that he “join[s] the team in breathing a little easier and imagining the future breakthroughs bound to inspire the world.”

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Rihanna To Open Savage X Fenty Stores This Year

Since its creation in 2018, Rihanna’s lingerie line, Savage X Fenty, has been a hit. The brand has received praise from both critics and fans for including pieces for bodies of all shapes, sizes, genders, and colors.

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