Alexa Demie, a Breakout Star of ‘Euphoria,’ Has Hidden Talents

Name: Alexa Demie Age: 24 Hometown: Atwater Village, Calif. Now lives: In a three-bedroom house in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles, with her two dogs and a yard full of citrus and avocado trees. Claim to fame: Ms. Demie is a singer, fashion designer and rising actress best known for “Euphoria,” on…

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Medical News Today: People with PTSD could benefit from fear reducing medication

Post-traumatic stress disorder has proved difficult to treat in the long term. Mixing psychological therapy with a novel drug could help. New research suggests medication may help reduce fear in PTSD. In June, researchers carried out a review to determine whether medication or psychological therapy was the best treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Due…

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Connie Chang, James Blakemore

Connie Chang and James Michael Blakemore were married Sept. 7 at Solitude Mountain Resort, a ski resort in Solitude, Utah. Michael Horn, a friend of the couple who is a Universal Life minister, officiated, with William I. Miller, the couple’s professor at the University of Michigan Law School, taking part in the ceremony. The couple…

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Lauretta Charlton, Andrew Russeth

Lauretta Corene Charlton and Andrew Richard Russeth were married Sept. 7 at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, Calif. Bradley Peterson, a friend of the groom’s family who was deputized as a temporary officiant by Marin County, officiated. The bride, 35, works in New York as an editor for the national desk at…

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Leona Rosenblum, Garrett Berntsen

Leona Fitzgerald Rosenblum and Garrett Thomas Berntsen were married Sept. 7 at Camp Puh’Tok, a nonprofit summer camp and learning center in Monkton, Md. Will Quinn, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. The bride and groom each received a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins, she a…

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Sophia Williams, Timothy Rousseau

Sophia Lynn Williams and Timothy Joseph Rousseau were married Sept. 7. Matthew Jackowitz, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for this event, officiated at the Otto H. Kahn House in Manhattan. Mrs. Rousseau, 32, is an assistant district attorney in the human trafficking unit in the office of the Queens…

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Sally Symons, Nikolas Alexoff

Sarah Daughtry Symons and Nikolas David Alexoff were married Sept. 7 in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Rev. Dr. Michael B. Brown, a United Methodist minister, officiated at Reynolda Gardens, an estate of R. J. Reynolds that is now part of Wake Forest University. Ms. Symons, 31, is known as Sally. She was until Aug. 30 a…

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Kerry White, Mark Porter

Kerry Elizabeth White and Mark Christian Porter were married Sept. 7 at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Washington. The Rev. Benjamin Hawley, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony. Ms. White, 37, is a senior public affairs specialist at the Department of State in Washington. She graduated from Alfred University in Alfred,…

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Jasmine Powe, Nicholas Ruschmann

Jasmine Liana Powe and Nicholas Michael Ruschmann were married Sept. 7 at the Baltimore Museum of Art in Maryland. The Rev. Rodney V. Rice, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony. Mrs. Ruschmann, 30, is a regional sales manager for Rxbar, a maker of whole food protein bars, in Chicago. She graduated from Elon University in…

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Blaire Edgerton, James Wu

Blaire Elizabeth Edgerton and James Wu were married Sept. 7 at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington. Mohammad H. Tahersima, a friend of the couple who received temporary authorization from the District of Columbia Marriage Bureau, officiated. Ms. Edgerton, 29, is a communications adviser at the State Department in Washington, working for the office…

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