Tag: celebrities

Illustration by Brianna Jesionowski

[Opinion] Celebrities must use their power to address issues that impact society

In the age where social justice issues dominate global media, it is becoming increasingly difficult to evade matters of contention, especially for celebrities. From Black Lives Matter to the #MeToo movement, a wide variety of celebrities have utilized their public platform to propagate a meaningful […]

Read more ›
MSD's Drama submitted "Imaginary: A New Musical" to be judged for the 18th South Florida Cappies Awards.

MSD Drama takes home 8 South Florida Cappies Awards for their production ‘Imaginary: A New Musical’

On Tuesday, May 19, the 18th South Florida Cappies Gala was broadcasted virtually. The Cappies Gala, an event where theater students and their families across South Florida come together, was originally supposed to take place in-person at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Due […]

Read more ›
Heidi Klum bathes in sunlight as she comments on her negative coronavirus test result.

[Opinion] Celebrities have an unfair advantage towards medical treatment and coronavirus testing than the general public

Skipping lines at popular clubs and V.I.P treatment at high-end social events is not too difficult for the rich and influential to receive. Well-known celebrities, politicians and social media influencers understand that when they play their cards right, their great wealth, influence and personal connections […]

Read more ›
Actress Alyssa Milano speaks about the importance of voting at the Actions for Change event in Parkland, Florida on Sept. 30. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Celebrities use platforms to become social and political activists

The idea of political activism has become increasingly prevalent in today’s society. With the increase of social media, many people have shared their political views, as well as endorsed particular candidates while making their opinions known. One particular group of people have been using their […]

Read more ›
Miami Heat basketball player Dwyane Wade visits MSD campus. Photo by Kyra Parrow

Celebrities show their support for MSD students

After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, Feb. 14, multiple celebrities have reached out to the victims’ families and student survivors. When NBA player Dwyane Wade discovered that Joaquin Oliver was an avid fan of his, the basketball star met with […]

Read more ›
From left, Marin Hinkle, Michael Zegen, Rachel Brosnahan, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, and Tony Shalhoub backstage at the 75th Annual Golden Globes at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Celebrities protest harassment at Golden Globes

On Jan. 7, 2018, celebrities attending the Golden Globes Awards Ceremony wore black  for victims of sexual harassment following recent allegations against many people in high power positions in Hollywood and across America. Participants in this show of support included both male and female Hollywood […]

Read more ›