Remembering Green Day’s “American Idiot” in 2020

“American Idiot” was written and released during George W. Bush’s presidency, a time laced with fear post 9/11. In the title song “American Idiot,” Green Day sings about war propaganda and how America is “one nation controlled by the media, Information Age of hysteria.” Even in the early 2000s, opinion was greatly influenced by the various media floating through American’s democracy.

Unconventional Love During Quarantine

With no customers and no other means of staying afloat, many well-established community businesses had no other option than permanent closure. People were losing their jobs and struggling with deteriorating mental health. While so many businesses and people were facing bleak prospects for the future, one industry was doing its best to spread joy and positivity: dog adoption.

What Malcolm & Marie Can Teach Us About Filmmaking During the Pandemic

It is no secret that Zendaya is an enigma in Hollywood. Fresh off of an Emmy win from this September, where she snagged the award for best lead actress in a drama series as Rue in the hit HBO show “Euphoria,” she has become not only a leader but a voice for positive change in her industry. But since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, many have been left wondering when they will see her on-screen again.

Being an International Student in the U.S. During a Pandemic

Being a college student in the current world is not an easy task. Balancing exams, papers, internships, mental health and a pandemic with no light at the end of the tunnel is exhausting. Let us not forget that we just witnessed one of the most crucial elections in American history. But being an international student – pandemic or not – brings a unique set of challenges.

Follow Us