“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas” - Calvin Coolidge Large, bright white lights dull your senses. Faint sounds of blunt blades cutting through ice attack your overwhelmed ears along with … Continue reading Real life Grinches and faulty rides: an inside look at Hyde Park’s “Winter Wonderland”
The eighties were the age of shoulder pads, mullets, new emerging media, and political controversy. Neoliberalism was in full swing, completely dominating the political-economic environment. With the dominance of neoliberal policies came a trend bound to take the world by storm: financial journalism. During the world’s war-torn state, the rise of neoliberalism in the United … Continue reading Neoliberalism and Its Effects On Financial Journalism Across the Globe
Public service broadcasting, also known as the PSB, aims “to inform, educate, and entertain” (BBC). Parliament defines the purpose of public service broadcasting as overlooking and provisioning television programmes. These television programmes are meant to deal with a wide range of subjects and are designed to appeal to as many diverse audiences as possible. Public … Continue reading The Role of Public Service Broadcasting In Our Society and Why It’s Changing
The iconic 1980s were filled with high hair and shoulder pads. Along with all of these decade defining trends came the rise of neoliberalism newspeak. George Orwell coined the term newspeak in his novel 1984 in 1949. Newspeak was a language, “designed to diminish the range of thought.” Ironically enough, in the 1980s, newspeak took … Continue reading The Rise of Neoliberal Newspeak and Its Effect on Financial Journalism
“I’d never seen a chief master cry until this moment.” 6,812 miles. That’s the distance that stood between Keith, the World Trade Center, and one of the 2,996 people killed during the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11th, 2001. Every year on September 11th, Keith avoids his social media accounts in an effort … Continue reading Loss of One of the 343
Open architecture: what it is and why it won’t solve our universal crisis surrounding homelessness. Flying cars, facial recognition, and hoverboards are all becoming a reality. With all of this upcoming technological change, one aspect of our lives is staying consistent: the four walls we reside in. Thus far, architecture has successfully resisted futuristic changes. Our … Continue reading A House With No Walls: The Solution to Our Homelessness Crisis?
The mayor of Paris has made an announcement stating that she wishes to store art from conflict zones. Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, has stated her intentions to set aside storage units in order to protect art pieces secured from conflict zones. Hidalgo’s proposal demands to purchase thousands of square feet of safe, airtight, … Continue reading The Mayor of Paris Proposes Storing Art From Conflict Zones