Chuck Berry, the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, dies at 90
Culture / In English / Portraits

Chuck Berry, the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, dies at 90

Rock ‘n’ Roll legend just like Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Bo Diddley or Bill Haley, Chuck Berry marked the history of this musical genre by his rousing rhythms and his unbeatable footwork. He passed away on March 18, 2017 in Wentzville (St. Charles county, Missouri). Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry was born on October 18, … Continue reading

Admitted to Stanford after writing 100 times #BlackLivesMatter on application essay
In English / Society

Admitted to Stanford after writing 100 times #BlackLivesMatter on application essay

#BlackLivesMatter. Thanks to this hashtag, that he wrote 100 times on his application essay, Ziad Ahmed, an 18-year-old American student originally from New Jersey, got admitted into Stanford for the class of 2021.   Who said getting into Stanford was difficult? Sometimes all you need is to be audacious, and Ziad Ahmed understood that. Originally … Continue reading

Tom McCarthy’s <i>Spotlight</i> (2015), “Everybody’s gonna be interested in this”
Cinema / Culture / Visual Media

Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight (2015), “Everybody’s gonna be interested in this”

Based on a true story, Spotlight depicts the work of four journalists from The Boston Globe (and winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Journalism in 2003) who, in 2001, investigated on the cases of sexual abuses in the Boston archdiocese that shook the Catholic Church and shocked the entire world in 2002. After a short … Continue reading