Time Magazine decided to put out a cover depicting, to them at least, the epitomization of President Trump’s Zero Tolerance immigration policy. On it, a picture of a crying toddler is cropped out of its original context, and is instead looking up at a looming (if not playful) Trump, with the text, “Welcome to America” … Continue reading How the Time Magazine Immigration Cover is a Perfect Example of Fake News
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6vF08PUwls In amazing news for sensible Americans, the U.S. threatened, then actually withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council. An obvious assortment of reasons were stated for this decision, but the timing has lined up with worldwide media criticism of how the U.S. has been handling it’s enforcement of immigration policy. Of course this … Continue reading Globalism in Decline: US Pulls Out of UN Human Rights Council
Taking a small break from the insane hustle and bustle of typical college life and being a film major, my girlfriend and I drove to Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas, and enjoyed the slower pace, the rustic aesthetic, and the lovely atmosphere of the entire location. My girlfriend is a big fan of the Fixer … Continue reading Exploring Texas: Visiting Waco and the Magnolia Market
As a music lover, I got the fantastic experience of being able to see the legendary punk band the Descendents, live, at Stubb’s in Austin, TX. I personally think that punk rock is the best genre of music to see live, as not only is all of the music played genuine, but the atmosphere at … Continue reading Once in a Lifetime: Seeing Descendents Live in ATX
While the world meets in New York this week as part of the United Nations, it’s important to remember that a massive social rebellion is coming to a head in Spain, and it seems that no one wants to talk about it. What makes the Spain/Catalan split so fascinating is that unlike the Scotland/UK split, … Continue reading Is Spain Going to Split in the Upcoming Year?
I feel as if going to university to study film has garnered a negative stigma, with a strong implication surrounding every student. While it’s fair that film majors have earned their negative reputation, I really don’t think that majoring in film is the waste of time that people make it out to be. As someone … Continue reading Is Film School Worth It?
As I sit at a terminal in Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, I have a lot of time to reflect on the state of airport security in 2017. Everywhere around me are people of different nationalities, all of whom speak a wide array of languages, whether it's English, Spanish, French, Russian, Arabic and more. Although we … Continue reading Is the TSA a Necessary Evil?
This past week, I took a family vacation to my hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada. I always find it difficult explaining to people that I’m from there, as everybody associates the city with debauchery, vice fulfillment, California transplants, and horrible reality television shows. After spending some time gushing about all of my favorite things about … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons Why Las Vegas is My Favorite City
Taking a break from all of the political drama going on in the world, my family and I decided to head over to Chase Field here in Phoenix, AZ and watch the Los Angeles Dodgers play against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Although Arizona was the home team, I didn’t really have a horse in the race, … Continue reading Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Dodgers v Diamondbacks at Chase Field
Today at 9 in the morning, I had to drop my girlfriend off at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Over a month ago, she was dropping me off at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. In another month, she’ll be picking me up from that same airport. We’re quickly becoming experts at long-distance relationships and you know … Continue reading Long Distance Sucks: Learning How to Say Goodbye