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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...

College Students: Dealing With Homesickness

College Students: Dealing With Homesickness

April 22, 2019

Everyone goes off to college with a plan, but for some students, homesickness can interrupt their desired plans.  When the student begins to miss the warmth of being home around family and friends; it can be difficult to adjust to a new environment. Moving away from home for college seems like a great idea when you are in...

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...

#Kickvic V.S. #StandWithVic

#Kickvic V.S. #StandWithVic

April 17, 2019

In the beginning of February 2019, popular voice actor Vic Mignogna was accused of sexual misconduct towards many of the women he had worked with over the years. One woman, Monica Rial, claims to be a victim of said harassment, and has been the leading voice in the recent #Kickvic movement.   Vic Mignogna is a well-known voice actor in ...

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...

What’s Next for Kaepernick?

What’s Next for Kaepernick?

April 15, 2019

Colin Kaepernick has still yet to be made an offer by any team in the NFL. In 2016, Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the National Anthem to protest racial injustice against people of color. Though many people respect him for doing so, many people disagree with the act as well. Even President Trump openly stated that, “...

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...

Get Lost

Get Lost

Erika Coleman, Copy Editor

April 10, 2019

Many students without maps say that their main problem is that they didn’t know how to get, or who to ask for, one.