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Doctor Sleep Reintroduces Fans To a King

Doctor Sleep Reintroduces Fans To a King

December 6, 2019

A Long Awaited Sequel The movie adaption of Stephen King’s novel “Doctor Sleep” released Nov. 8, 2019 to great critical expectations.  Predictions had “The Shining” sequel making around $25 million its opening weekend. However, that was not the case.  The movie’s opening weekend only made $14 million.  No one expected this for various reasons. One of the main reasons crit...

Behind Police Brutality

Behind Police Brutality

December 6, 2019

What is Police Brutality? Police brutality is a rising occurrence in America.  As defined by uslegal.org, police brutality “is a civil rights violation that occurs when a police officer acts with excessive force by using an amount of force with regards to a civilian that is more than necessary.”  According to br...

Cardi & Nicki’s Beef with Each Other

Cardi & Nicki’s Beef with Each Other

April 22, 2019

It has been a couple of months since the big incident of Cardi B. v Nicki Minaj attacks and since there has not been much since.   The alleged attack happened in September at New York’s Fashion Week. At this event there were many cameras able to catch it on film.   In the beginning of the video on TMZ’s...

Thrown for a Looper

Thrown for a Looper

Liz Howell, Copy Editor

April 22, 2019

Equality and equivalencies are not always the same thing. According to CNN, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, when asked if he would consider a woman as his running mate for his presidential campaign, questioned why women are not asked the same thing about men. Hickenlooper shrugged as he asked, "How come we're ...

Super Merger: What the Disney/ Fox merger means for the future of Marvel films

Super Merger: What the Disney/ Fox merger means for the future of Marvel films

April 22, 2019

On Wednesday, March 20, Disney and 21st Century Fox completed one of the biggest mergers in Hollywood. In this deal, Disney purchased the film and TV assets of 21st Century Fox for a massive $71.3 billion. This purchase of content gives Disney control of many successful film and TV franchises such as Alien, Titanic, How I Met You...

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 22, 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...

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 ...

Trump’s Fight to Eliminate HIV and AIDS in America

Trump’s Fight to Eliminate HIV and AIDS in America

Hollie Williams, Publisher

April 16, 2019

President Trump announced, during the State of the Union, that by the year 2030 the epidemic of HIV and AIDS will be alleviated. "In recent years we have made remarkable progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Scientific breakthroughs have brought a once-distant dream within reach," Trump said in February. The goal...

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.