Analysis of the Interstate Highway Act

America used to be globally renowned for its usage of trains as a way of shipping, transporting goods, and public transportation. But in the last 60 years, America has become a global laughing stock for public transportation-specifically for their trains and for the long-term effects of the Interstate Highway Act (IHA). The IHA is the reason that America today has a comprehensive private transportation system … Continue reading Analysis of the Interstate Highway Act

Midnights release

On October 21st, Taylor Swift, an American music artist, will release Midnights, making this her 10th studio album in her career. At the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), Swift announced her album Midnights in her speech for winning the best video of the year, best long-form video, and best direction for her music video All Too Well (10 minute version) (Taylor’s Version) starring Dylan … Continue reading Midnights release

Opportunities Beyond The Norm

Most teenagers decide to jump straight into college after high school without a second thought. According to the United States (US) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 66.2% of high school graduates immediately enroll into a college or university. However, other options fly past students without them even knowing.  One unique opportunity often not thought of by the average high school student is applying to a … Continue reading Opportunities Beyond The Norm

Differences between the American and Italian school system

In the American movie industry, the stereotypes of a “regular teenage experience” are clear: going to a large high school, talking with your friends at lunch, playing sports, participating in clubs, etc. But is that accurate for other countries?  In Banfi, Italy, the primary and secondary school stages before going to high school are the same as the American education system: five years of elementary … Continue reading Differences between the American and Italian school system