Kim Snyder, director of the Peabody award-winning documentary “Newtown,” sat down with The Miami Hurricane to discuss making “Us Kids” and what she hopes audiences (and voters) will take away from it.
“I was completely unconscious, only waking up a few times to see and feel what was happening,” recalled Emily Andrews, 21. “When I finally woke up and regained control, my rapist was laying his body on mine.”
Nolan McDermott started training for this year’s marathon in Sept. 2019 by loosely following an 18-week training plan which he downloaded from the internet. Two weeks ago, he ran 20 miles– his longest distance so far.
In a conversation with The Hurricane, senior Julia Gorordo explained that she is more than prepared to answer the call of supporting childrens’ creative development.
“Other people need to come forward and tell their story,” said the author of “Boy Erased.” “Everyone knows mine now.”
Last Friday, Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, an LGBTQ+ awareness day emphasizing the important role that proudly being “out” plays in activism.
With no job, no money and no insurance, Alexandrakis spent six months of chemotherapy recording music which he compiled into “I.V. CATATONIA,” which was released as a separate CD at the time and now makes up track 58 of his newest project.
“I wanted to make sure that there were moments in the movie where she displays skills of leadership,” Scott said. “She’s doing it because she cares and she knows she has what it takes.”
Daversa’s band, “The John Daversa Progressive Big Band,” won awards for its album “American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom,” which tackled a variety of issues related to immigration in America.