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The R. Kelly Scandal

The R. Kelly Scandal

April 18, 2019

For two decades, R. Kelly has been facing allegations of sexual abuse of minors. This timeline stretches as far as 2008, when the artist was tried for allegations that he urinated on a 13-year-old girl.   On January 3, Lifetime aired the first episode of Surviving R. Kelly. This documentary consisted of several g...

Jamaica’s Ban on Plastics

Jamaica’s Ban on Plastics

April 18, 2019

Will banning plastics work in helping our environment? Will it work? These are some of the questions that Jamaica’s government has about plastics. Jamaica’s government is planned to ban plastic bags, plastic straws and styrofoam in order to help with the harm it is doing to the environment, and they succeeded. The b...

For Generations

For Generations

April 17, 2019

In the past few years there have been childrens’ movies released for the cinemas that are either a continuation of movies from the past generation or a remastering of movies from more than one generation before. The most recent examples of this are the expected releases of the live-action versions of the movies “Dum...

Suck it, California

Suck it, California

April 16, 2019

Assembly Bill No. 1884 Explained On September 20, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill banning full-service restaurants in the state from automatically giving customers single-use plastic straws beginning in 2019.   Assembly Bill No. 1884 “prohibits a full-service restaurant, as specified, from providing ...

The Cryptocurrency Phenomenon

The Cryptocurrency Phenomenon

April 10, 2019

The uses of Bitcoin, security of its transactions, and its place away from political or governmental influence is causing a constant growth in appeal and the creation of other forms of cryptocurrency.

How New Zealand’s Recent Gun Control Might Affect the U.S

How New Zealand’s Recent Gun Control Might Affect the U.S

April 10, 2019

On March 15, a lone gunman, Brenton Tarrant, opened fire on two consecutive mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, during Friday Prayer ultimately killing 50 and injuring many more. Before this attack, New Zealand was considered to have more relaxed gun control laws than most Western countries other than the U.S. There is...

Battle Royale Frenzy

Battle Royale Frenzy

April 9, 2019

Video games have rapidly become one of the most popular forms of entertainment and are continuing to adapt to appeal to all types of gamers. Gaming competitions and live streaming games have become more popular because of the growth of interest in video games. One type of game mode that is a cause of this growth in populari...

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

March 6, 2019

Sexual violence on college campuses is sadly not a rare thing and neither is other types of abuse, including domestic violence and dating violence.   Rape. Sexual assault. Domestic abuse. Dating violence. In our society, these topics are commonplace in news and media, but how close are they to us really? How close are ...

Is Twitter Ruining American Journalism?

Is Twitter Ruining American Journalism?

March 5, 2019

Earlier this year, the online controversy over the Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American Elder, Nathan Phillips, sparked a significant article written by Farhad Manjoo on whether or not it is wise to take to Twitter, or other popular social media outlets, and express your opinion before all the facts ar...

The Cyber Yard Bully: The Bully Who is Ending Young Lives

The Cyber Yard Bully: The Bully Who is Ending Young Lives

Jasmine McGill, Photography

December 3, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, News, News Analysis

As of February, 15 of this year there were approximately 18 school shootings that occurred in the United States. Since then, that number has rapidly increased and there have been several more unfortunate occurrences since then. Each time a shooting happens, the immediate question asked is what the homelife was like for the shooter....