The End of A Decade

Logan Creech, Staff Writer

2019 marks the end of an amazing decade and the start of a new one. Throughout this decade, many changes happened from music to television and the world. 

The  “Avengers: End Game” made $1,342,689,446 in 2019 and made the most worldwide while “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” made  $2,054,708,260 in 2015 in the United States. 

No one can forget Japan’s tsunami and nuclear tragedy in 2011. The 100-foot high tsunami was caused by a 9.0 earthquake that destroyed Japan’s northeastern shoreline. Almost 28,000 people died or went missing and over 465,000 were displaced. Not only did this destroy people’s lives, but it also destroyed the Fukushima nuclear plant creating radioactive leaks. 

Now celebrities are filming music videos on iPhones. Selena Gomez filmed her music video for her song “Lose You to Love Me” on the iPhone 11 Pro. This phone can take 4K video at 60 frames per second. Compared to the iPhone 4 that came out in 2010 that was 5 megapixels and featured 5x digital zoom and 16:9 and has 720p HD in video recording. 

To some, the end of this decade may be the end of their childhood. Most kids that were born in the 2000s grew up watching the popular shows iCarly, Victorious, and Spongebob from Nickolodeon or the shows Hannah Montanna, That’s So Raven, and Wizards of Waverly Place from Disney. These shows have shaped what Gen Z is today. 

The famous YouTuber battle between T- Series, and Pewdipie to see who could reach 100 million subscribers. In the end T- Series won on May 29, 2019, while Pewdipie reached 100 subscribers in August 2019. 

In the end, this decade affected many people’s lives in a positive and negative way. So here’s to a hopefully better decade, one the world will never forget. Let’s make 2020-2029 memorable.