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The Argument for the Jury

It’s no secret that Derek Chauvin’s defense team fought a losing battle from the start of the trial. This was true on a purely evidentiary basis, but if that wasn’t enough, the justice of George Floyd’s memory is better served by this diverse jury.

The jury was comprised of four…

Eric Nelson, Attorney for Derek Chauvin

“I want to talk about reason and common sense and how that applies to the evidence that you’re about to see”

Going by the words of Attorney for Derek Chauvin, let’s go through his opening statement by using reason and common sense. …

I am surrounded by walls thick with secrets and dollars. Eating at my table are those who wish harm upon the working class. Words of hate and animosity pass into my mind without any hero to stand against them. A click of my mouse silences voices that deserve to ring…

“I used to have students, now they’re all just little boxes on my screen.”

She teaches high school Spanish. Ever since the pandemic flooded our timelines and closed our schools, this California teacher has had to adapt to teaching her students in an online setting.

On the Friday of the…

Honestly don’t worry about it, just trust me 😉

#1 — Ghost Your Friends

Have you been really overwhelmed with even moderate social contact? Do you feel like your friends have committed minor perceived offenses that are unacceptable? If you answer yes, and I know you did, this leads to our first toxic tip.


My opinions on three movies from the week

On the Basis of Sex

A great showing from Felicity Jones. I’ll always remember how she saved Rogue One single-handedly. At the beginning of the week, I was on quite a “strong female lead” kick at the beginning of the week and this movie was a great way to start it. Jones does an amazing…


A classic of course. I started with an easy watch; perhaps the easiest of watches. There is a beautiful simplicity to the movie. Cher Horowitz never really has anything insane happen to her. There’s no murder, no mayhem. Just beautiful outfits and sunny Southern California.

Following Horowitz around Beverley Hills…

Charlize Theron has my heart

From director Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Old Guard is a fun action flick that’s easy to watch. The direction to the actors is really what makes this Netflix movie shine. Though Netflix has a somewhat varied past in regards to feature films, this movie is a diamond in the rough. …

The new comedy, Irresistible, by Jon Stewart receives a passable rating from me only because of the originality of the idea. The movie overall is too heavy handed, and comes across more as a strong lecture than anything.

The writer and director of this movie is Jon Stewart but I…

Cher Horowitz is my newest icon

Originally from California, I am not sure how this adorable movie slipped through the cracks of my movie lists. Clueless is absolutely adorable. The low stakes comedy, easy laughs, and bold acting make the rom com a pleasure to watch. …

Tekla Rolland

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