It’s no surprise that Simone Biles continues to outdo herself every competition. On Oct. 13, 2019, she won her 25th world championship medal in Stuttgart, Germany. She scored 15.399 in the vault, 15.066 on the beam, and 15.133 points on the floor (which landed her the title of first place). This officially earned her the title of the most decorated female gymnast in the world. She currently surpassed Belarusian, Vitaly Scherbo, who earned his 23 medals at the world championship during the 1990s.
deciding games that are in store for the next couple of weeks.
When does the line between financial stability and moral obliquity get drawn? This has been the question among many sports activists this past weekend when multiple sports athletes began to speak out in support of Chinese protestors in Hong Kong.
On Oct. 2, “Living Undocumented,” a Netflix documentary series, was aired. The series was co-directed by Aaron Saidman and Anna Chai and executive produced by Selena Gomez, Mandy Teefey, Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, Sean O’Grady and Anna Chai.
On Oct. 18, “The Lighthouse” starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe was released. The film features two men who have been put in charge of maintaining a lighthouse but slowly descend into insanity due to the isolation.
On Oct. 28, Australian psychedelic music project Tame Impala released “It Might Be Time,” the newest single from their forthcoming album, “The Slow Rush.”
Iconic YouTuber, Shane Dawson recently released his nine-part documentary series titled “The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star.” The collaboration between the two entails beauty guru, Jeffree Star helping Shane create a makeup palette from start to finish. In the process, the beauty industry becomes exposed, which has never been done before.
On Oct. 25, Kanye West released his new album “Jesus is King.” Although it didn’t come out at 12 a.m. due to difficulties, the album was released before noon. He even tweeted, “To my fans / Thank you for being loyal & patient / We are specifically fixing mixes on ‘Everything We Need,’ ‘Follow God,’ & ‘Water’ / We not going to sleep until this album is out!”
On Oct. 18, Netflix released “Living with Yourself,” starring Paul Rudd and Aisling Bea, directed by Timothy Greenberg.
October brings two experiences I know I am not going to miss once I graduate college: midterm grades and registration. As you wince at your alarm waking you up minutes before 7 a.m., racing to your laptop and praying E-Web doesn’t crash, thoughts of glorious spring semester probably enters your mind. Spring semester is arguably better than fall semester for numerous reasons.