U.K. hospital staff and ambulance shortages continue into 2023

By Adia Miller American citizens may often wish they had a medical care system in place more akin to that in the U.K., with its free public healthcare that covers at its very base the price of a physician, the hospital, and sessions with a psychologist. However, for some years now there has been a lack of human resources in the medical field within Scotland, … Continue reading U.K. hospital staff and ambulance shortages continue into 2023

Try a different Christmas playlist, from folk to punk to classics

By Adia Miller One of the greatest parts of the holiday season is all the different art you get to enjoy that season. From movies to music, the right artistic work can put you right back into that feeling of being ten years old, unwrapping the gift you’ve been begging to get for a year with all your loved ones at your side. Anything from … Continue reading Try a different Christmas playlist, from folk to punk to classics

Spirited is a surprisingly dark Christmas Carol

By Adia Miller When it comes to Christmas movies, everyone who celebrates the holiday has their staples. From the claymation of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer to the black and white glory of Miracle on 34th Street, these yearly watches are sure to get anyone in the Christmas spirit. On November 11, AppleTV released Spirited. The festive trailer promised a modern retelling of the classic … Continue reading Spirited is a surprisingly dark Christmas Carol

Good Omens Season 2 now “off-book”

By Adia Miller In 1989 beloved fantasy novelists Neil Gaiman, author of Coraline and American Gods, collaborated with the prolific Terry Pratchett on the 1990 book Good Omens. Though it initially received good reviews, the book was largely forgotten amongst the two authors’ better known works before earning the title of a cult classic with a resurgence in the early 2000s. In small online forums … Continue reading Good Omens Season 2 now “off-book”

Deadpool will enter the MCU with an adamantium-clawed guest by his side

By Adia Miller ***Spoilers for Fox’s “Logan,” Mark Miller’s “Old Man Logan,” and the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “Doctor Strange: Multiverse of Madness”*** Superhero movies have been dominating box offices and streaming services for almost two decades now. Gone are the ages where superheroes were just a subgenre of action movies. Now they exist in their own right with comic companies DC and Marvel having a … Continue reading Deadpool will enter the MCU with an adamantium-clawed guest by his side

Texas governor issues anti-trans directive focused on state’s youth

By Adia Miller In February, Texas state governor Greg Abbott gave an order to child welfare services to look into cases of transgender kids receiving gender-affirming care on the grounds of child abuse. While surgeries to change and alter physical genders are rarely given to children according to Pediatrics journal, Abbott is attempting to block access to hormones, therapy centers specifically focused on communicating self-image … Continue reading Texas governor issues anti-trans directive focused on state’s youth

Ohio judge temporarily suspends Ohio abortion ban

By Adia Miller In 2019 Governor Mike DeWine passed a bill that banned abortion past the first sign of a fetal heartbeat, which is detectable at the 5.5-6 week period, though more definitive post seven weeks. Most women find out that they are pregnant between weeks 4-7. Abortion rights activists sued the state after the bill’s passing, which led a judge in Hamilton County to … Continue reading Ohio judge temporarily suspends Ohio abortion ban

Queen Elizabeth has Died: Where Does the UK Go from Here?

by Adia Miller On September 8, the UK’s longest ruling monarch, Queen Elizabeth ll, passed away at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. While the loss of the Queen is devastating, plans have been created for the inevitable event. The monarchical succession of power continues to the firstborn of the previous generation. This means that with the announcement of Queen Elizabeth’s death, her first born, the former … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth has Died: Where Does the UK Go from Here?