Cianna Garrison

Bio

Cianna Garrison is a news writer at Elite Daily, where she writes about trending and viral news, food news, and tech news. She also writes about entertainment for the site. She loves being up-to-date on current topics and is especially fond of anything related to film, TV, and quirky food releases. Her work has appeared in ClichéMag.com and Truity.com's blog, along with work for sites ghostwriting and freelancing in marketing, review-based content, and advertising copy. She graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University with her bachelor's in English. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the guitar, songwriting, writing fiction, acting and live theater, reading, and watching too much on Netflix and Hulu.

These Free Virtual Summer Games For Fourth Of July Are A Total Blast

By Daffany Chan and Cianna Garrison
The Fourth of July is just around the corner, which usually means getting out in the sun and downing hot dogs and hamburgers. But if you're not headed to a barbecue or beach picnic to celebrate this year, there are plenty of ways to stay entertained…

Cupcake Vineyard's New Wine Collection Features All Your Summer Faves — Including Rosé

By Cianna Garrison
You can get a refreshing taste of summer with some new sips from Cupcake Vineyards. The California wine company is bringing some summery options — including rosé — to shelves on Wednesday, July 1. The new Cupcake Vineyards LightHearted Wine…

Here's How To Incorporate Anti-Racism Into Your Daily Life

By Cianna Garrison
With the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter and anti-racism movement in response to the recent killings of Black people at the hands of police — George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain and Tony McDade among them, as well as Ahmaud Arbery, who…

‘The Bachelorette’ Will Reportedly Begin Filming Clare Crawley’s Season Very Soon

By Cianna Garrison
The Bachelorette Season 16 will be underway sooner than fans might've expected, following the halt of production back in March 2020. Although there is no confirmed date yet, according to Variety, Clare Crawley's Bachelorette season will reportedly…

Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner Are Remaking ‘The Princess Bride’ At Home For Quibi

By Cianna Garrison
The '80s cult movie classic The Princess Bride is getting a remake, and fans of Westley and Princess Buttercup's magical adventure don't need to wait very long to see it. The release will happen on Quibi very soon, but the reimagining isn't what you…

Ariana Grande Went Instagram Official With Her Boyfriend Dalton Gomez & The Pic Is So Cute

By Cianna Garrison
On Friday, June 26, Ariana Grande posted a pre-birthday thread on Instagram, featuring shots of her dogs and her boo. The singer has been dating Dalton Gomez, a Southern California real estate agent, since some time in March, but fans haven't seen…

Barack Obama Gave A Speech About LGBTQ Rights To Celebrate Pride 2020

By Cianna Garrison
The Stonewall Uprising that took place in June, 1969 in Manhattan, New York is the reason LGBTQ pride month is celebrated every June. It's almost been 51 years since the 1969 demonstrations at New York's Stonewall Inn, when LGBTQ patrons decided to…

You Can Donate To These Organizations Supporting Black Youth Through Educational Opportunities

By Cianna Garrison
In light of the recent police killings of Black people including George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, as well the death of Ahmaud Arbery, who was killed in a confrontation at the hands of two white men, the resurgence of the Black Lives…

Here's What To Know About Your Rights As A Protester Before You Go March

By Cianna Garrison and Lilli Petersen
The consistent killings of Black people at the hands of police, like the cases of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, Tony McDade, and more, as well as Ahmaud Arbery, who was killed in a confrontation with two white men, have sparked…

Disney Is Giving Splash Mountain A 'Princess & The Frog' Makeover In Both U.S. Parks

By Cianna Garrison
On Thursday, June 25, Disney announced its Splash Mountain attractions will be getting a touch of new magic from its Imagineers. The news comes after criticism of how Splash Mountain's design was inspired by the 1946 film Song of the South, as well…

Disneyland Is No Longer Set To Reopen On July 17, & Here's What We Know About The Delay

By Cianna Garrison
Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, recently announced a plan for opening its gates following over three months of closure due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, June 10, the company shared Disneyland's proposed summer reopening…

Lupita Nyong’o, Taylor Swift, Mindy Kaling, & More Stars Called For Juneteenth To Be A National Holiday

By Cianna Garrison
On Friday, June 19, people across the United States joined in celebrating Juneteenth, the date which commemorates the day in 1865 when the last enslaved people in Galveston, Texas learned they had been legally freed under the Emancipation…

You Can Watch ‘Watchmen’ For Free On HBO, But Only For A Limited Time

By Cianna Garrison
June 19, otherwise known as Juneteenth, commemorates the day the last formerly enslaved people in the United States learned of their freedom in 1865 in Galveston, Texas. To help you honor the historic moment, HBO has made its recent Watchmen series…

Beyoncé Dropped A Surprise Song On Juneteenth & It’s Such A Jam

By Cianna Garrison
On Friday, June 19, Beyoncé surprised fans with a new tune. In celebration of Juneteenth — the holiday that commemorates the day the last formally enslaved people learned of their legal freedom in Galveston, Texas in 1865 — Beyoncé's new song "Black…

Here’s Your Guide On How To Use Twitter’s New Voice Notes Feature

By Cianna Garrison
On Wednesday, June 17, Twitter launched a brand-new voice note feature that lets you record voice clips to publish as tweets. Because 280 characters of text aren't always enough to explain your meaning, you can now tweet using your own voice. If you…

Barack & Michelle Obama Both Shared Powerful Statements About Juneteenth

By Madhuri Sathish and Cianna Garrison
During his time in the White House, former President Barack Obama delivered statements about Juneteenth on a near-annual basis — and although he is no longer in office, that has not changed. June 19 marks Juneteenth, which commemorates the day in…

Here's What You Should Know Before Planning A Family Gathering For Father's Day

By Cianna Garrison
With Father's Day coming up on Sunday, June 21, your family may be planning a traditional outdoor barbecue. But in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, is it safe to grill on Father's Day? Here's what you need to know before you plan a family…

The Meaning Of Juneteenth Is A Celebration Of Independence

By Cianna Garrison
The most recent round of anti-racism protests in the United States has come at a timely moment. The protests, prompted by the recent police killings of Black people, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade among them, came weeks ahead of the…

Twitter Is So Here For Quaker Retiring Aunt Jemima Because Of The Brand's Racist Origins

By Cianna Garrison
On Wednesday, June 17, Quaker announced its decision to retire Aunt Jemima brand syrup and pancake mix because of the brand's racist connotations. The brand has been around for 130 years, and its character stems from the mammy caricature, which is…

Michelle Obama Laid Out How Important Voting Is In Fixing America’s Criminal Justice System

By Cianna Garrison
As Black Lives Matter protests continue across the United States following to the recent police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, Michelle Obama made a point to encourage people to vote, emphasizing the democratic process as…