On March 30, 2020 the Brenau Office of Academic Affairs announced that there will be a commencement ceremony for the senior class. Once the Brenau campus is allowed to re-open there will be commencement ceremony, which could be around May or June. This means for seniors they will no longer have to wait until August- the estimated date for graduation- for the biggest moment of their college career. These are few things Brenau seniors had to say about the the possibility of graduation being sooner than expected:
Archives for April 24, 2020
I dream about you a lot
I obsess over speaking to you at night fall
When the curtains of my soul drop low
As I wonder into dreamland
Just to race back to reality
In hopes of being with you
Coronavirus Unveiling Deeply Rooted Racism
Since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, it has unveiled racial disparity around the world. In America, xenophobic attacks have ensued toawrds Asian, specfically Chinese, communities. These attacks began based on the assumption that the Coronavirus had begun in China. While researchers are still working on finding out the origins of the virus, racial tensions around the world are rising. America isn’t the only country currently experiencing cases of xenophobia and racial inequality, but it is happening in China as well. It has been reported that there has been prejudice treatment of Africans in China and here is why.
Different Media Perspectives on Body Shaming Lizzo
Lizzo is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and actress who is a big supporter and advocate for body positivity. There has been circulating media of people “fat shaming” Lizzo or making insensitive comments regarding her body. I analyzed three different sources which included Twitter, AM2DM BuzzFeed News, and Nick Reed’s podcast. All three of these sources are different forms of media such as social media, TV, and radio.
Itzy Will Pave the Way
Korean Pop has made a huge impact in the states throughout the past few years and we can thank groups like BTS, BLACKPINK and more for paving the way. They have opened the door for other groups in the industry but what will happen when these groups stop making music or grow out of their younger audience? A new upcoming girl group, ITZY, is making their way to the top step by step and could eventually take over America in the next couple of years.