There's a hot topic going across the U.S. right now and it's representation of different ethnicities and cultures in film. Asian-Americans are now rising beyond the nerdy sidekick. African Americans are now taking control of the narrative by producing their own. The standards for included minorities is now higher; it is no longer acceptable when … Continue reading 34: Representation
Today was my first sad attempt at making a pie. I will share it with you. I used the filling from this recipe. And the crust is from here. I'm not a professional baker but I do have some moderate experience with baking. I've made sandwich bread, cinnamon rolls, brownies, all kind of cakes and … Continue reading Day 14: I like pie so I made one
I'm going to activate my voice a little bit in this post for a very specific issue super relevant right now: The recent ruling on the Davis case regarding the plebiscite. Heard of it? If you haven't here's a nice link for you. Take a minute. And I'll be here when you get back. Got … Continue reading I couldn’t vote in the plebiscite but I’m okay with that.
I wrote this when I got home that final night but decided to wait a little bit, until some of the hype died down (and later forgot when I was playing catch up). I don't know if it's from nostalgia because I'm graduating soon or what but with the boys in the states touring for Talent Town, … Continue reading Four Years Strong: Just another GIFF story
Today's reading for Lit. of the Pacific was "Last Virgin in Paradise" and my professor opened up the discussion by asking what "paradise" means to us. Naturally, living on one, most everyone agreed that the beach was the paradisal go-to. Sandy beaches, cool ocean, salty wind at one's fingertips pretty much every day. What more … Continue reading Paradisu