Impeachment or “Imbleachment”? This and other stories from the last weekend of April

Dear readers, The last weekend of April 2020 has debuted with an unnecessary and tactless comment made by President Trump. During his last Thursday press conference, Trump has suggested to drink and make injections of disinfectant in order to combat the Corona virus. No matter how insensitive or ironic was the statement, those were not …

From Gail Collins to American colorism: academic thoughts that are linked and spark in the creative scene

Dear readers, I got the chance to read and discuss three chapters of a book for one of my Civic Engagement classes. The book is called "When Everything Changed" by Gail Collins (2009) narrates the stories of different and several women throughout the last five decades. The book is divided into three parts. The chapters …

Questa e’ l’America – This is America

Dear readers, this post is gonna be different. I will write a review both in English and Italian on Francesco Costa's book "Questa e' l'America" (translated "This is America"). I have a deep admiration towards this Italian journalist, whose narrative and point of views are in service of a particular and secular nation like Italy. …

Recognize your privileges during the Coronavirus crisis

Dear readers, During the last week of February, the epidemic virus COVID-19, known also as Corona virus (called like this because of its shape, according to what researchers have seen under the microscope), has affected Italy, creating a massive amount of deceases and infected thousands of individuals. The epidemic is being monitored by professionals, but …

I woke up with a visual gift from Vogue Italia

Dear readers, Fashion Week in NYC has already begun and many fashion houses and companies have showcased their products and collections. I'm both excited and curious to get to know what this week has in store for the industry. Journalism will be affected too, because new reports and narratives will be told within the fashion …

The only Donald I want to hear

I moved to the US without thinking twice. I had indeed a very vague and stereotypical view of this country. A place where I could be whoever I wanted to be, where I could achieve my dreams, where all my teenage-fantasies could be finally realized. I must say that until now some of my so-called-dreams …