After watching friends die, student survivors are still targets

After yet another mass shooting took place, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, many from the community were left with feelings of grief, fear, and above all, anger. Rising from this tragedy were the student, the survivors, and with them came the much needed discussion on gun control. One of those survivors, Emma Gonzales, has received critical acclaim for her powerful speech calling out the NRA and President Donald Trump alike. “If all our government and President can do is …

‘The End of the F***ing World’: A sociopathic love story

In case you missed it, Netflix has become a really big deal, especially for the younger generation. Millenials are always looking for binge-worthy shows that allow them to connect to characters, to escape reality for a little while and to essentially find something that makes them feel like they are not alone in this crazy world. Netflix’s “The End of The F***ing World” does just that.

Changing the subject: How will Trump deflect next?

Currently, the Trump administration is desperately looking to save themselves instead of going after the Russians who hacked the 2016 election. But, even with Robert Mueller closing in on his administration, the President will likely not resign until he has exhausted every other option. Trump’s previous dealings of controversial issues suggest that he would prefer to be impeached than to resign. Robert Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russian nationals last week is one of the biggest developments in the investigation of Russian interference in the …

‘Annihilation’: Elevated visuals through practical effects

More recently, science-fiction thrillers have revolved around common themes: space, the future, or a virtual world. “Annihilation” does not take that route at all. Although there are no real markers to show that it takes place in any time period, it is easy to infer that it takes place within the decade. Just this alone sets the film apart from many other fantasy and sci-fi thrillers of today. While having its flaws, “Annihilation”, written and directed by Alex Garland and adopted from Jeff VanderMeer’s novel …