The Best Way to Get Into Star Wars

by Emily Lewis In the past four years, Star Wars has once again stepped into the spotlight, with multiple movies being released under Disney’s new ownership. From the sequel trilogy to standalone movies that help to fill in gaps of the timeline, the stories are new, but familiar. While the new movies are just as great as the rest, many fans and casual moviegoers are … Continue reading The Best Way to Get Into Star Wars

OPINION: Trump’s Lack of Environmental Policy Could Prove Disastrous

by Emily Lewis In a world that is changing both economically and environmentally, it is clear to see which issue our current administration tends to favor. Since President Trump comes from an entrepreneurial background, many of his decisions in the past two years support growing business at the expense of the environment. With the changing climate a threat on the horizon, our lawmakers need to … Continue reading OPINION: Trump’s Lack of Environmental Policy Could Prove Disastrous

My Journey to Hamilton

by Emily Lewis In early November, I had the opportunity to see Hamilton: An American Musical in Chicago. I’ve been obsessed with the musical since summer, soaking up the rich complexities of the soundtrack for months before I learned I would have the opportunity to see it live. Watching the performance was surreal. With lively performances from Miguel Cervantes, Jamila Sabares-Klemm, and Colby Lewis, I … Continue reading My Journey to Hamilton

After the Midterms: What’s Next

by Emily Lewis Simmering in the aftermath of one of the most eruptive Midterm elections in America history, there is one big question to ask ourselves: what’s next? Not long after the midterm―or in some cases, before―candidates are beginning to surface, as the two dominant parties already start to rally their troops for the 2020 Presidential election. Republicans managed to keep the Senate, but the … Continue reading After the Midterms: What’s Next

The Best Comedy Shows To Warm Your Heart When It Gets Cold Outside

by Emily Lewis Leaves are changing and the air is getting colder. Soon enough it will be too cold to do much of anything outdoors which can mean only one thing: excessive amounts of Netflix and Hulu. Here are some of the best comedy shows on popular streaming services to fill your heart with laughter and warmth. Note: All of these shows have ended, ensuring … Continue reading The Best Comedy Shows To Warm Your Heart When It Gets Cold Outside

Autumn Hiking Abounds Around Bellbrook

by Emily Lewis Leaves on the cusp of turning and temperatures soon to be cooling are both signs that the weather is sure to be perfect for hiking. Ohio is known for its beautiful autumn foliage, and hikes through the woods are a great way to make the most of the season before winter makes its appearance. Here are some of the best places to … Continue reading Autumn Hiking Abounds Around Bellbrook

How to Create an Art Journal

By Emily Lewis For most people, art seems like a scary world they refuse to enter. Many forget that art is just like any other skill that takes practice and patience. Two years ago, I stumbled upon a solution while mindlessly scrolling through Instagram one afternoon: art journaling. A recent craze among artists online, art journaling is a carefree, relaxed way to do art, without … Continue reading How to Create an Art Journal