On Tuesday, the soda companies PepsiCo., Coca-Cola, and the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group announced that they, through a combination of marketing, packaging and distribution, will attempt to cut the number of calories consumed by the average American from sugary drinks by 20 percent.
It seems that I have to keep writing columns about how over-militarized our country is, and yet no one really seems to pay attention. Well, now it seems that the government has gone as far as to give bookkeepers submachine guns.
Imagine watching your favorite movie in black and white and without dialogue. What would change? You would certainly notice things you hadn’t noticed before: the nuance of the actors, the subtlety of the director’s choices in lighting, staging, etc., the austerity of the colorless world in which the film exists, and many other things.Or you would get bored.This is precisely what director Steven Soderbergh did to the 1981 Spielberg classic “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”
Millennials are fast becoming one of the most depressed age groups in the country, according to the American College Counseling Association, which reported in 2012 that, since 2000, there has been a 16 percent increase in mental-health visits on college campuses.
Over the weekend a celebrity familiar with a different kind of audience took to the world stage to disrupt assumed gender binaries.Emma Watson, celebrity actress and goodwill ambassador for United Nations Women and more recently Uruguay, gave an ardent and persuasive speech at the U.N.
The Class of 2019’s acceptance letters have already started arriving, prompting a string of #IUSaidYes tweets (which are really quite adorable) along with one of the toughest decisions these 17- and 18-year-olds have ever made.Should they say yes back?
Miley Cyrus has officially outdone herself.Instead of sticking to her usual habit of just offending select audiences and viewers with her disgusting mannerisms, she has now taken to offending an entire nation.While performing in Mexico last week, Cyrus allowed one of her backup dancers to grope her
“Orange is the New Black” has been slowly revolutionizing female presence in the media, but I don’t think one of the writers of the show, Lauren Morelli, expected it to change her life so drastically.Morelli realized she was gay in 2012, according to CNN, but it wasn’t until she worked on the show that she finally decided to come out and start dating Samira Wiley, the breakout actress of last season, who’s turn as Poussey, accent à droite, stole the hearts of millions.