2019 was an important year in film. From big-budget blockbusters such as “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” and “Avengers: Endgame,” to biopics such as “Rocketman” and “Harriett,” audiences were entranced by stellar performances and original stories, as well as cutting-edge visual effects. On Feb. 9, the 92nd Academy Awards were held, and historic achievements were made that left members in the audience and viewers watching at home astonished.
What college are you going to/ applying to?
My top choice is UGA, but I am also applying to FSU, Clemson, Notre Dame, UNC, UT Austin, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, GCSU, the University of South Carolina and of course Epic Bible College.
Who was your first Wesleyan crush? When?
Avery Beall in eighth grade.
If you were stranded on an island, what three things would you bring with you?
That one jar of dirt from “Pirates of the Caribbean”, a life-sized cutout of Danny DeVito and a hard copy of essay option #3 on the Common App. Looking for a challenge.
What was your dream job when you were a little kid verses what is your dream job now?
When I was younger, I wanted to be the type of engineer that designs roller coasters for a living until I realized that I was mediocre at math and science. Now, I would love to practice entertainment law.
Where do you expect to see yourself in 10 years?
Living in an apartment in Boston with my roommates: Hannibal Buress, Hunter Suits, Will Parrish, Donald Conley and Senõr Vallejo.
What was your most embarrassing moment at Wesleyan?
The entirety of eighth grade.
The economic crisis in Venezuela is just as significant to people living in the United States as it is to the millions of people who have fled the country in the past five years. It is a crisis that gradually brought Venezuela’s oil rich economy down from being the strongest Latin American economy to the weakest in just a few decades.
This has had a profound impact on economy, not just in South America, but globally affecting everything from gas station property, to increased crime, to overcrowding social service programs. One might think that such a grave situation would be closely covered and reported to all those whom it may concern, a few members of the community were interviewed about the crisis.
When sophomore Will Fuller was asked, “what comes to your mind when you hear the word Venezuela?” he said, “Poverty, dictatorship, hardship and suffering.” When asked what he knew about the crisis and whether he felt well informed about the issue, Fuller said “I know the country is being held together by strings and that Nicolas Maduro (the dictator) stays in power by only benefiting his own military. And I like to think that I am well informed, but news today is hardly reliable.” Keep Reading